Students at the KAS Library

Welcome to the KAS Library!

Click on one of the tabs above to view specific resources for you or continue reading for more general information about students at the KAS Library.

When is the library open?

The library is open from 7:30am until 5pm every weekday, except Wednesday.

When can students visit the library?

Elementary students visit the library at least once a week with their teacher to find books that support independent reading. Middle School and High School students are welcome to visit before school, during their breaks, and after school, to find books to support their learning or just for pleasure.

How many books does the library have?

The library has over 18,000 physical books and up to 4,000 online or audio books.

How do I find a book in the library?

KAS’s online catalog can be found here. Don’t forget to log in! While logged in, you can view your checkouts, renew your books, request books, and select books for the library to pull and checkout to you. If you need Destiny Discover help, click here. If you have an issue not addressed on that page, please email library@kas.tw.

How many books can I check out?

For Elementary students, the number of books you can check out depends on your grade, teacher, and the number of times you visit the library each week.  

Middle School and High School students can check out up to ten books for two weeks.  If you think you need more books, just ask! 

What do I do if I can’t find a book I checked out?

Do not stress! Please come speak with a librarian or librarian assistant.

How do I find books to read or listen to online?

Ebooks and audiobooks can be found in two places on the library website: the KAS online catalog (make sure to log in) and our KAS subscriptions found on the Digital Reading page of the website. Passwords for our subscriptions can be found here.

How do I request a book?

Book requests can be made with this form. Please double check our online catalog to ensure that we do not already own the title.

What databases does KAS subscribe to?

KAS subscribes to 13 databases which can be found on the Library Databases page. For a curated list of databases, click on your school above.

How do I log in to a database?

Passwords for our subscription services and databases can be found here.

What resources are available online?

Click on your school above to find a curated list.

How can the library help me?

We can point you in the direction of our color printer, help you find a book you’re interested in reading, find credible online sources, craft an effective search for our databases, and provide a space to study quietly or with friends.

If you have a question not answered above, see our full list of FAQs here. If you can’t find your answer there, email us at library@kas.tw.

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