Library Goals and Rules

  • The Bens Branch Elementary Library is committed to helping students and staff develop information literacy skills and the enjoyment of reading. If you have any questions, please contact Melanie A. Mills, M.S. at


    To help students develop information literacy skills for lifelong learning.
    To provide access to print and non-print materials.
    To help students develop an enjoyment and love of reading.
    To provide leadership, collaboration, and assistance to teachers, staff, and students.


    Students may check out a maximum of two books.
    Books are checked out for 10 days.
    A student with an overdue item or who owes a fine will not be allowed to check out additional items.
    A student must pay for damaged or lost items checked out in his/her name.
    Students that have lost items from previous schools within NCISD will not be allowed to check out.

    The library is a quiet place.
    Respect and cooperate with teachers and other students.
    Keep the library in good order.
    Be responsible for books.
    Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.

    Have fun reading!