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Welcome to the Alamo Heights Junior School Library: About

Our library is a vibrant, inviting, and inclusive community space where learners come together to inquire, connect, collaborate, read, socialize, create, and belong.

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Have a great summer!  

Books checked out over the summer are due by

August 24th, 2018



Library Statistics

School Year 2017-2018

  • Books Circulated: 13,571
  • Class Visits: 650
  • Individual Visits: 23,529+
  • Special Events: Alan Gratz Author Visit, Book Club, Scholastic Book Fair (2), Used Book Sale, Library Palooza, Binder Rehab, Spelling Bee 

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Library Hours

Monday and Fridays: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm 

Tuesday through Thursday:  7:30 am - 4:15 pm    

*Study Hall meets 4:00-5:00 pm Tues. - Thurs.

Contact Us

Alamo Heights Junior School Library
7607 N. New Braunfels Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78209

Meet Your Library Staff


Jo Chasse grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The long, cold winters were perfect for curling up with good book and some hot chocolate. She graduated from Augsburg College with a B.S. in Mathematics and received a M.Ed in Language and Literacy from the University of Guam. This is her 26th year of teaching and 18th year as a librarian. She has taught in Guam, Florida and Texas. Mrs. Chasse is looking forward to her second year at AHJS.                                                                                                                                                            

Elizabeth Flynn grew up in the sleepy coastal village of Morro Bay, California. It was there during the never ending months of fog that she developed an affinity for mystery novels, trains, and people watching.  She honed her research and writing skills at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and received a B.A. in History. Her career adventures include managing an ice cream shop, working in a homeless shelter, and teaching elementary-level outdoor naturalist programs.  The Alamo Heights Junior School library has brought her love of kids, books, and organization together.  Her ultimate goal is to be a detective. 

The AHJS Student Library Aides are an essential part of our library team.  These dedicated students serve our school community as library aides during one of their elective periods.  They assist with circulating and shelving materials, organizing and beautifying our space, and delivering books and equipment to our patrons. 

Our parent and community volunteers are incredibly helpful and appreciated.  If you would like to contribute your time and talent as a library volunteer, please contact us.  

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