Resources and Services for Texas School Libraries

  • TexQuest New Resources Trials (Available January 6, 2016) - Please download this password-protected page (get the password from your school librarian) to access trials of proposed additional TexQuest resources. Try them out, then use the surveys on the page to provide feedback on each resource.

  • TexQuest - The Legislature provides funding to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for statewide digital resources for K-12 public school libraries - TexQuest provides educational resources for every grade level and subject area. Learn more at

School Libraries: Standards, Studies, and Documents

School Libraries: Other Services

  • Summer Reading Programs - Texas public libraries offer summer programs to encourage children and teens to read for pleasure and to promote literacy. Contact your local public library for more information.
  • CREW Manual - provides guidance to librarians about how to weed outdated and no longer useful materials from their collections.
  • Talking Book Program - a free service that loans books and magazines to people who cannot read standard print publications because of visual, physical or reading disabilities.

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Page last modified: February 1, 2016