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Renaissance Learning's Parent Page, with Parent Guides to view, download, or print, answering FAQ's about Renaissance products. 

Renaissance Learning - Accelerated Reader 

AR BookFinder

Destiny Online Catalog Search 
Destiny Catalog Search

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Destiny Quest Library Mobile App - Access this at home!
Check out the new Destiny Quest library mobile app! Now you can search and access library resources in a way like never before--from any iOS or Android mobile device! View your student account information including checkouts, holds and outstanding fines anytime, even after the school day ends! To get started, view the detailed demo video- How to Setup the Destiny Quest Mobile App

Gale Library Database
Mobile App

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Library Media Center

Check Your Digital IQ!

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Social Media can be complicated.  

 

Every day, we are tested with each post, search, chat, text message, file download, and profile update. Do we connect with like minds or spill too much information?  

 

Here’s some things to help you post smart.

 

 

 

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Read and Discuss Your

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Meets the first Tuesday of the month at lunch in the library.

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Next Meeting Tuesday, Nov. 4th


Dec. 2nd discussion - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

 

Goodreads Interview: Ransom Riggs
Last we saw them, Miss Peregrine's peculiar children were headed for an uncertain fate. Ransom Riggs gives us some hints on what happens to them in his latest, Hollow City. Plus, find out about his first creepy photo encounter!

"I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life,  but my life was never ordinary.  I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was."
 
~ Ransom Riggs (Miss Peregrine #1: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children)

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The SVHS Library Media Center is an integral part of the educational process at Simi Valley High School.                 

The library provides a setting where students develop skills they will need as adults to locate, analyze, evaluate, interpret, and communicate information and ideas in an information-rich environment. It is our mission to create "lifelong learners" who are "information literate" citizens.  The Library Media Center is also a dynamic place where students actively research independently or while collaborating with other students.Library Homepage PhotoThere is also the option for students to use the facility for a quiet place to study.

Our mission is to have the Simi Valley Virtual Library available to provide resources and guidance for school community on campus, at home, or anywhere there is access to a computer. The Library Media Center has a computer lab section that includes 40 computers complete with the software essential for the high school student. In addition, online subscription databases are available to the students not only in the Library Media Center, but can be accessed from the student's home computer 24 hours a day. The usernames and passwords for these databases are available in the library. If we can be of assistance, please email us using the links below.

                                                                                        

Special thanks to Peter Milbury

at Chico High School (Chico, California)
who provided guidance and inspiration
in the development of Library Media Center webpages.

STAFF...
Barbara Leighty
Library Media Technician III

Sue Williams
Library Media Technician II

HOURS...
7:30 A.M. to 4:15 P.M.

(Circulation Desk closes at 4:00 P.M.)

CHECKOUT POLICY...
Library Books -- Two weeks

eBooks - Two weeks                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Audio Books - Two weeks

Check Your Patron Record!

Check your student library patron record regularly.

  1. See what books are on loan and what books are overdue.
  2. See if you have any fines.
  3. Lost a book? Pull up your student record and see if the book has ...more

Access Follett eBooks - Instructions HERE! 

Quote of the Month ....

Groucho Marx.jpg“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.”  

    - Groucho Marx