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The Butt Family Library

The Butt Family Library is a full-service library for the entire Winston school community. It serves as a technology, research, and outreach center and includes an extensive collection of learning resources.

The Butt Family Library houses nearly 10,000 books, videos, and periodicals that support Winston’s curriculum. Audio versions of all text books and a large collection of books are offered to encourage reading for knowledge and pleasure.

Students may also reference the Butt Family Library Catalog — an online version of a card catalog — while at school to help locate resources available in our on-campus library.

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The following is a list of databases that students can use at school and at home for research, education practice, and more. Some may require a log-in.

The Winston Library –  A great resource for students. Students are encouraged to use the Butt Family Library Catalog — an online version of a card catalog — while at school to help locate resources available in our on-campus library.

AllReaders.com – A readers’ advisory site using plots, theme, character, and setting options to help students choose books they might enjoy.

Awesome Library – A directory that organizes the world wide web and provides access to 18,000 reviewed resources.

EasyBib – This website assists students with the creation of a bibliography in MLA format.

Library of Congress – The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps, and manuscripts in its collections.

National Geographic – A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration. Play games, watch videos, learn about animals and places, and get fun facts on the Nat Geo website.

San Antonio Public Library – Provides access to books, information, and resources to promote a lifetime of reading and learning.

SuperSummary – In-depth study guides written by experienced teachers, professors, and literary scholars for a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles.

Time 100 – This site includes profiles of the most important people of the 20th Century and contains audio and video clips, quizzes, polls, and other related web sites.

Library Resources

For Use at School and/or Home

ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA


Four encyclopedias for all levels of reading. Integrated searching of 126,000 articles and multimedia 26,000 images and video clips. Teacher Resources and Learning Materials for Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies classrooms are available for all levels.
https://school.eb.com
Please consult the Family Handbook for username & password.  

DISCOVERY EDUCATION/UNITED STREAMING 

Video library with over 9,000 full-length videos

https://www.discoveryeducation.com
Please consult the Family Handbook for username & password.  

TUMBLEBOOK LIBRARY

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com
Please consult the Family Handbook for username & password. 

BRAINPOP

Animated education for kids in science, social studies, English, math, engineering, health, art, and music.

https://www.brainpop.com
Please consult the Family Handbook for username & password.