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AOS Brown Foundation Library

Our Mission: Active Literacy, Accessibility, Collaboration  


Lower School and Jones Center Library

Jones Center- 4th Grade 
Hours: 8:00 AM-3:30 PM

Visit the Lower School and Jones Center Library Page.  

Middle School Library

5th Grade - 8th Grade 
Hours: 7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Visit the Middle School Library Page

Required & Recommended Reading List

2016 Teacher Favorites 7 & 8

2016 Teacher Favorites 5 & 6

Recommended Reading List 

These links include the HAISLN lists for all grades, links to various award-winning titles and links to the local public libraries. 

Middle School Annual Report 

Lower School Annual Report 

LibGuides are subscription resources for general research and pathfinders for projects. They are now password protected for single sign on.  Information for signing on is located in MY AOS on the portals and the Library page.

Databases for 2-5

Databases for 6-8


AOS Brown Foundation Library has two libraries in one, a Lower School Library which serves Delphi through 4th grades and a Middle School Library which serves Grades 5-8. Our core mission includes the support of learning and teaching, provision of current resources, and stimulation of intellectual curiosity and imagination. We offer a broad collection of books, print periodicals and multimedia materials to support the classroom and personal reading interests PS - 8.  AOS libraries create life-long learners based on AASL National Guidelines.

Library Information

Lower School Hours: 8 am - 3:30 pm
Middle School Hours: 7:45 am - 4:00 pm 


Joan Lange
Director of Libraries


Cindy Schumacher
Lower School Librarian

Mary Catherine Jackson
Middle School Librarian

Library Blog


Books and Beyond with the AOS Libraries

Guest Authors

Jack Gantos

Friday, October 21 for Delphi through 6th Grade

Jack has written picture books and a memoir for high school, and everything in-between. This will be his second visit to AOS.


Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Wednesday, November 16 for 7th and 8th Grade Master Classes

Ms McCall writes using the Hero Journey method, which our students study in 7th grade. She is a high school English teacher in San Antonio and will be working with our students on their writing. Summer of the Mariposas, her newer book, is included as a choice for 7th and 8th grade summer reading.

Nathan Hale

January 31 through February 3 for 4th through 8th Grade Master Classes: History as Story

Nate has written a popular and growing series of graphic retellings of events in American History. In March 2016, The Alamo arrived in stores. He came to AOS in 2013 for this project and was a huge hit with students and teachers as he helped students begin their writing of class specific research projects with storyboard methods.





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