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Mission Statement - Your Sierra Vista Library; Making Multimedia Resources Accessible to Serve the Students and Staff, Enabling them to Become Effective Users of Ideas and Information
Welcome!

School Day Library Hours:  7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
(closed at 1:45 p.m. on Early Release Tuesdays)
Have questions?  E-mail your teacher librarian,
Mrs. Fulleman, at lfulleman@hartdistrict.org

Click HERE to see the passwords for all of our online resources
Note: you must be logged in to your Hart District Gmail to open this list of passwords.
 
 
    LIBRARY NEWS
* Book Return Information for All Students
If you still have books to return from last school year, please bring them to Sierra Vista between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  If you are not able to come during those times, you may return the books in a paper/plastic bag with your student's name on it, to the Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Public Library.  Check their website for hours and directions.
 
 

*Library Job Opportunity for our Incoming 8th Grade Students

Would you like to have some real work experience?  Would you like to earn credits to spend at our ASB window to buy a yearbook, Spirit Wear, tickets to ASB activities and more?  Or maybe you need community service hours.  Well the SV Library has just the opportunity for you!  We are looking to hire eight students to run our circulation desk before and after school, plus brunch and lunch. 
Click HERE to apply
Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, August 17th, to be considered for an interview.  See Mrs. Fulleman, our teacher librarian, if you have any questions.
*READ OVER THE SUMMER!
We have e-books and our databases available 24/7
* How-to video:  Click HERE to view a Youtube video to learn how to find an ebook in the library's catalog
* And see the pdf link below for directions on how to access e-books from additional online sources.

* Free Audio Books from SYNC

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens. Returning April 29, 2021, SYNC will give away two complete audiobooks a week - pairs of high interest titles, based on weekly themes. For more information, click HERE or you may register for SYNC and sign up for email or text alerts at www.audiobooksync.com

*SORA APP NOW AVAILABLE FOR ALL STUDENTS AND STAFF
Sora provides free ebooks for you to read.  To access, all you need to do is click on your Apps Waffle in Google, then click on the icon that looks like this: Sora logo
You will be able to search for Santa Clarita Public Library ebooks in this app as well by clicking on the three horizontal lines in the top right-hand corner of the app, and adding our local library.  The Sora app is also available for smart phones and is Kindle compatible.  Our district code needed for the phone app is    hartca
For more information and a video demo of how Sora works, click HERE for a presentation from the Canyon High School's teacher librarian, Miss Gilpin.
                                  

*E-Book Talk Videos - All of these ebooks are in our SV Library Catalog
ebook: "Benched" by Cristy Watson; 560 lexile - Realistic drama - Click HERE
ebook: "Catla and the Vikings" by Mary Nelson; 640 lexile - Historical fiction - Click HERE
ebook: "Breathe: A Ghost Story" by Cliff McNish; 680 lexile - Horror - Click HERE
ebook: "Under the Ashes" by Cindy Rankin; 690 lexile - Survival story - Click HERE
ebook: "The Loch Ness Monster" by Jean Flitcroft; 770 lexile - Supernatural fic. Click HERE
ebook: "The F Factor" by Diane Gonzales Bertrand; 780 lexile - Realistic drama. Click HERE
ebook: "Lorenzo and the Turncoat" by Lila & Rick Guzman; 800 lexile - Historical fic. - Click HERE
ebook: "The Warriors" by Joseph Bruchac; 810 lexile - Realistic drama - Click HERE
ebook: "Not a Chance" by Michelle Mulder; 860 lexile - Realistic drama. Click HERE

*After you've read one of our SV Library Books, Click HERE to view a How-to video to post a review for all students to see.
 

*Santa Clarita Public Library Links:
   
 Click HERE to email a request for a free city public library card by mail       
     Click HERE to go to the free homework help, and other frees services such as music downloads, databases, ebooks, and more from city's public libraries.     
     Click HERE for information about their teen activities.

      Click HERE  for a how-to video from the public library, showing you how to get live homework help in all subjects from 1:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m

*SV Library Maker Space Tuesdays during lunch 
Postponed until school resumes. But, here are some at-home Makerspace activities you can do:
https://www.towerelectricbikes.com/electricity-for-kids
 
*Our Library Cat mascot's name is Dewey!  Thank you to all the students who suggested names and voted for the cat on our SV Library's new entrance doors.  
Dewey the cat
 
*March, 2020 Brown Bag Presentation - Snacks and Crafts from our Canyon Country Public Librarian, Ms. Rebekah Leidenfrost
Below are photos from this event in our library
 
 
* SIGNING IN TO GOOGLE DIRECTIONS FOR NEW STUDENTS - If you are a 7th grader or are new to the Hart School District, please carefully follow all of the directions by clicking this pdf link below.
* Help your SV Library buy new books at no additional cost to you!
Here's a free and easy way to help us buy more library books. Just add our library to your Ralphs Rewards card. Every time your family shops at Ralphs Supermarket or Food 4 Less and puts in your phone number or scans your Ralphs card at the checkout counter, we get a percentage of the sales. How easy is that!?  Please ask your parents to help us by doing the following:

1. Go to www.ralphs.com/
2. On the top right, click either "register" or "sign in"
3. Once you're into your account, click on your name in the upper right corner
4. Scroll to the bottom to "Community Rewards"
5. Search for Sierra Vista Jr. High Library; our ID code is RF737 
6. Enroll and that's it!

If you need assistance or don't want to enroll online, you may call  Ralphs Community Rewards at 1-800-443-4438.

Thank you for your support.