Learning Commons

  • The Mickey Elrod Learning Commons logo with tree and frog

    Welcome to the Learning Commons!


    Be sure to ask your students what they are reading. Talking about reading is a great way to learn about your child's interests.


      It's Book Fair Time


    Shields Elementary Monday-Friday

    Oct. 14-18


    Family Literacy Night

    Thursday, October 17

    New Payment Option!

    You can purchase a gift card for your student instead of sending cash or check. See this website for more information.





    Happy Reading!

    Mrs. Dixon


  • eBooks

    access Sora login access EBSCO eBooks K-8 collection - open new window

    Online Information Resources

    Contact the Library Media Specialist, Melanie Dixon, for the login/password for these resources.

    access Gale InfoBits for kids - open new window acess ProQuest SIRS Discoverer - open new window access Gale National Geographic for kids - open new window access Britannica School Elementary - open new window access Britannica Escolar Online - open new window Learn 360

    Other Resources

    access Google Apps for Education - open new window access Teaching Books home - open new window

    Library Online Catalog

    access Desitny Discover - open new window access Destiny Library Manager - open new window

  • Melanie Dixon
    Library Media Specialist
    Donald T. Shields Elementary


    Email Melanie Dixon

    interior of Learning Commons at Shields