Current Events

Learn all about Holidays Around the World by visiting Mrs. Brown's virtual library!

Creating safe libraries in a covid environment

Learn how the CUSD librarians are creating a safe learning environment for students and staff!  

Welcome to CUSD Elementary Libraries! We're So Happy You're Here!

Our Mission

Our goal is to support the reading and information literacy needs of our students in support of CUSD's curricular goals.  Visit our Resources by Topic, learn more about district elementary library services, and more.   Whether you are a student, teacher, or parent - there's something here for everyone!

Library Resources

Reading and Research Resources for CUSD Students
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Do you need a video tutorial to help you log in to Renaissance Place? Let Mrs. Brown show you how!
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How to place a book on hold

Mrs. Brown's Virtual Libraries

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For questions or feedback on the CUSD Elementary Libraries website, please contact Monica Brown, TK-5th grade Teacher Librarian.

Tips for Teachers

Can you believe it's already the 2nd trimester? You know what that means! It's time to update your goals and benchmarks in Accelerated Reader! Be sure to follow these simple steps to get your class up and running in the new trimester!
Step 1: Login into Renaissance Place
Step 2: From  your homepage, select Accelerated Reader (located in the center of your screen).
Step 3: Select Record Books and Goals
Step 4: Double check to ensure you are setting goals for trimester 2, and check mark all your students.
Step 5: Make sure to use your students latest STAR test date from the drop down in the GE column.
Step 6: Use the pop up window to make your selections. Be sure to change the daily reading minutes from 15 minutes to 20 minutes of daily reading.
Step 7: Save Goals