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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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THE BOOK FAIR IS HERE!  Shopping starts on Tuesday, February 20th and ends on Friday, February 23rd, 2024. Students may shop before school, at lunch and during the school day with permission from their teacher. Book Fair hours are 8:15 am - 4:00 pm. Be sure to check-out the Middle School Booklist, which previews a few of the books that are offered at the fair. 

No cash on hand on the day of the Book Fair? No worries – Scholastic Book Fairs® is now offering Book Fair eWallet as a new payment option. Simply set up an account and have funds immediately available for your child to shop the Book Fair. Safe and secure – it’s easy shopping with Book Fair eWallet. In addition to eWallet students can pay with cash, credit cards or checks made out to AHISD. If you are sending money in with your child, please do not forget to add the 8.25% sales tax. As always, our Scholastic Book Fair promises to be a great event for literacy. See you at the Book Fair!  

Book Fair Homepage

eWallet set-up link 

If you have any questions, please email



Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays in the LIBRARY

4:00-5:00 pm

It's Free! Everyone is Welcome!

Monthly Library Statistics

Dec. 2023/Jan. 2024 Statistics

      Books Circulated: 2336

Top 5 Books Checked Out in Dec. 23/Jan. 24

  1. No Brainer (Jeff Kinney) 

  2. Projekt 1065 (Alan Gratz)

  3. Allies (Alan Gratz)

  4. American Royals (Katharine McGee)

  5. Ground Zero (Alan Gratz)

Top 5 Patrons with the most Check Outs in Dec. 23/Jan. 24

  1. Merrick L.

  2. Jack S.

  3. Aidan C.

  4. Catherine F.

  5. Moises G.

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Monday - Fridays: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm 



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


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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 31st year of teaching and 23rd year as a librarian. She has taught in Guam, Florida and Texas. Mrs. Chasse is looking forward to her 7th year at AHJS.                                                                                                                                                            

Alison Vives is an Alamo Heights graduate and has taught Dual Language and Spanish Immersion third through sixth grades for twenty years, most of those at Woodridge. She is an avid reader, especially while at the beach (her favorite place)! In her free time, Ms. Vives loves to cook, do yoga, travel, and fish. She is thrilled to be back at the JS for her second year! ¡Vengan a visitarme en la biblioteca! 

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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