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Carol Holt Elementary - Library Media Center

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go. - Dr. Seuss
Holt library mascots  

Teresa Caddell, Librarian


Library Hours - 7:45 AM - 3:25 PM


Look at the Calendar to see what's happening in the library!


Check out our blog for more about books and other reading information.


Look for all of our links on the library Symbaloo.


Destiny Discover
Library Catalog

Search as a guest or login to see ebooks, place a hold, 
or review a book. 

Ask the librarian for username and password.


Capstone Interactive Library

Read or listen to ebooks on this catalog, too.

Ask the librarian for username and password. 



Arlington Public Library

Get your library card and explore the wonderful world of your public library.

AR Book Finder

Find books by title, author, or reading level to make sure you find the right book to do your best on Accelerated Reader.

 Accelerated Reader Home Connect

Families can check students' AR progress with student login.

SIRS ProQuest

Our newest database to use for research.

Ask the librarian for the username and password.



Ask the librarian for username and password.


PebbleGo Next

Ask the librarian for username and password.


Britannica School

Ask the librarian for username and password. 

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits

Ask the librarian for username and password.


National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Ask the librarian for username and password.


Student Resource Center: Junior

Student Resource Center: Junior

Ask the librarian for username and password.  


Teaching Books dot Net

Ask the librarian for username and password.

Texas Bluebonnet Award 
for 3rd and 4th


National Geographic Young Explorer 
for Kindergarten and 1st grade


  • Database login information will go home soon after the beginning of the year.
  • Overdue notices will be sent by email every week.

Library Information & Book Checkout Policy

Kindergarten and 1st grade -  one book at a time
2nd grade - one book at a time at first moving to two books at a time during the year

3rd and 4th grade - two books at a time.

Books are checked out for a two-week period but can be returned each week during library time or any time during open library time..

There is no checkout available for students with overdue books.

Parents, please help to ensure your child is a good library citizen and returns his/her book on time.

Access to search for books in our school library may be done from the classroom, or home, by visiting the Destiny web site.

Library Resources & Helpful Links

Video Streaming and Images
Discovery Education StreamingDiscovery Education Streaming is an amazing resource for digital classroom media. Over 5000 videos, 20,000 images, 4000 audio files, 20,000 encyclopedia articles, lesson plans, classroom tools, and much, much, more!
Pics4LearningPics4Learning is a curated image library that is safe and free for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and illustrations for classroom projects, web sites, videos, portfolios, or any other projects in an educational setting.
Research Databases
Britannica School OnlineDiscover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.
PebbleGoResearch your favorite animals, earth and space and biographies from home or school. PebbleGo features hundreds of animals, reading supports, games, and audio and video clips of animals in action as well as science and biography subjects.
PebbleGoNext PebbleGo Next is the next step in research for students grades 3-6. The database is simple to navigate and offer key reading supports such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting along with a variety of downloadable, including prompts to inspire critical thinking.
Teaching BooksThousands of online resources to explore children's and young adult books and their authors. Immediate access to short movies, audio book readings, book discussions, and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
(for older students/ family members)

Gale®, part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses.


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Mansfield ISD
605 East Broad Street
Mansfield, Texas 76063
Phone: 817.299.6300

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Carol Holt Elementary
7321 Ledbetter Road
Arlington, TX 76001
Phone: 817.299.6460   Fax: 817.561.3888
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