Sierra Vista Junior High

Skip to main content
Main Menu Toggle

About the Library

About the Library

Use Your Library

Studies have proven that academic scores at schools go up where a strong library media program is present. The staff at Sierra Vista Jr. High recognizes this through its efforts to teach information literacy skills and to provide a variety of literacy programs. Students are taught to effectively access, evaluate and use information. It is hoped that they will become lifelong learners!

Each day there is a 15 minute period of silent sustained reading called R.E.L.A.X. (Read, Enjoy, Learn and Explore). Students are encouraged to come to the library to check out books for this reading period. We have over 16,000 items to choose from! See the teacher librarian for suggested titles.
Library Orientation
Click below for a presentation about your library's services and policies.

School Supplies sold at the SV Library

$ .10 /page - black & white photocopies or computer print outs
$ .25 /page - color computer print outs
$ .25 each - pencils or pens (black,blue,red)
$ .50 each - glue sticks
$. 50 each - half a poster board
$1.00 each - 22" x 28" poster board
$1.00 each -  pocket folder; index cards; or highlighters
$1.00 each service - laminate 8.5"x11"; or comb bind project
$2.00 each - notebook dividers; ear buds; colored pencils; or spiral notebook
$3.00 each - ream of notebook lined paper; or safety scissors
$4.00 each - 2" three ring binder; or composition notebook

Library Contests

8th Grade 27th Annual Poster Contest, Fall 2021

All 8th grade students participate in the annual 8th Grade Poster Contest during the fall semester.  This contest is co-sponsored by the SV Library and the SV English Department.  Students submit their work to their English teachers for a grade, and those that do an outstanding job have a chance to win prizes from the SV Library.
The finalists' posters will be displayed in the SV Library for a year, and for a limited time, at the Canyon Country Public Library. The top winners receive gift cards to Barnes & Noble.  Honorable Mentions receive a goodie bag of prizes provided by our ASB
A brief summary of the rules and an official entry form is posted below.
Congratulations to the winners of the 26th Annual 8th grade poster contest for the 2020-2021 school year! Students earning an Honorable Mention are Kiana Funakoshi for her depiction of the book "Doll Bones", Madison Templeman for "Love, Stargirl", Anju Telang for "The Giver", Emily Ruiz for "Restart", and Nicholas Sawyer for "Loser."  The 3rd Runner-up for the book "The Phantom Tollbooth" is Jeriah Esquivel, 2nd Runner-up for the book "Renegades" is Sofia Allard, 1st Runner-up for the book "The Hobbit" is Jordan Newport, and the Grand Prize & Student Choice winner for the poster of the book "The Inn Between" is Eileen Lopez. See her winning design and other top posters below.  
The other top finalists were Chase Tobey, Carly Moody, Mya Upshaw, Noor Elmikawy, Natalie Be, Sabastian Nevarez, Cristian Vega, Joshua Lemos, Millie Chacone, Ruby Salazar, Anthony Uribe, Zoe Brown, Wendy Apolinar, Chloe Miller, Julia Andrada, Jonevan Limpus, Miranda Puerto, Karina Lopez, Mary Audish, Jassmine Enamorado, Camara Campbell Hall, Reese Shaughnessy, Kaitlyn Morales, Raiden Renzo Enriquez, Noah McLaughlin, Kaitlyn Crawford, Vaughan Osahon, Gabriel Villalobos, Yoselin Hernandez, Hanne Jones, and Scarlett Varela.

7th Grade 23rd Annual Bookmark Contest, Spring 2021

All 7th grade students participate in the annual Bookmark Contest during the spring semester.  The top 25 finalists' designs are on display at the library.  The top five winning bookmark designs are printed and distributed to our students.  These winners and the Honorable Mentions receive gift certificates to Barnes and Noble.  Click on this link to start the orientation video.  Click below for a print copy of the rules or the bookmark template for the assignment.

7th Grade Bookmark Contest Orientation

2021 Winners Announced!


The SV Library and English Department would like to congratulate the winners of our 23rd Annual 7th Grade Bookmark Contest.  The five honorable mentions are Elizabeth LeVine, Kennedy Smith, Mark Velazquez, Mia Mendoza Johannsson, and Gracie Ruiz.  The top five winners’ designs will be printed into bookmarks that we will give to our students at the library during the next school year.  These students are Michelle Mendez in 5th place for the book, Dork Diaries and the Not-so-Happy Birthday, Rosalie Albarran in 4th place for the book, Skink, Shiloh Tsuang for the book, Ultraviolet, Claire Murphy for the book, Mockingjay, and in first place, Amber Ortiz for her bookmark design of the book, City of Bones.  All of these top 10 winners will receive a gift card to Barnes and Noble. 


Here is a list of the other top 25 finalists.  Alexis Alvarez, Maikayla Aralar, Neela Batrikian, Kayleigh Behar, Emory Crawford, Logan Dino, Wynne Kha, Lizette Macedonio, Addison Marshall, Aubrey McClure, Katelyn McGregor, Angela Mendoza, Lesly Ochoa, Madelyn Prado, and Samantha Vargas.


Way to SUCCEED, finalists!