New: Comics Plus Online!

Students you can now access graphic novels online from wherever you are from your computer, tablet, or phone!

Use your Google login to access graphic novels all summer and all year long!

Bandera Public Library Summer Reading

Don't forget to join in on the fun at our public library! Use this link to get registered!

Book Vending Machine Ribbon Cutting!

Through a grant from our Bandera Education Foundation we were able to purchase a book vending machine. Our students will now be earning books as rewards for their reading achievements to keep the reading going!

Commanders of Code

Sign up to come join our commanders of code before school and work on your coding skills!

Sessions start Tuesday, February 15th!

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Reading Challenges

Students in 3rd through 5th have been challenged with either a 30 or 40 book challenge for the year. Every time they complete their challenge they receive free books and prizes with a certificate of recognition. Students record their reading progress in Biblionasium by logging in to Destiny Discover.

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Alkek Elementary Library Mission Statement:

Alkek Elementary Library is committed to supporting academic excellence through a supportive and encouraging environment that will help students develop literacy skills, while challenging students to utilize computational thinking through creative means.

Our Library's Vision

To develop lifelong learners, reading enthusiasts, and outstanding digital citizens; who are empowered by computational thinking through the provision of abundant, high quality resources and lessons in an encouraging and safe environment.

Library Schedule

Library Campus Hours:










Mrs. Gherman

830-460-3900 ext. 5121

Alkek Makerspace

A place to collaborate and create

Shortcuts and Links

Mailing Address:

PO Box 727 Bandera, TX 78003

Shipping Address:

1798 Hwy 173, Bandera, TX 78003