Welcome to the RSJ Library Media Center
The purpose of the Rancho San Joaquin Middle School Library Media Center is to serve and support the students and staff of our school by providing a rich variety of materials to enhance curricular needs and promote a lifelong love of learning.
Teacher Librarian – Mrs. Leigh Ann Mayfield
Our Student Aides – 8th graders who work during their elective class
Our Student CREW – 8th graders who volunteer during their free time at snack and lunch
Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Closed before school on Late Start Days (Staff Meeting in the library)
Closed after school on Minimum Days
Library Orientation - who we are, what we do, how we help and what we expect from you as a "patron" of our library!
Destiny - our online library catalog
Search for books and link to useful websites
NoodleTools - our online bibliography and note-taking generator!
Online Databases linked below have been purchased by IUSD.
Usernames and passwords are required for use- see Mrs. Mayfield
Britannica School - online encyclopedia from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ABC-CLIO - online databases for history and humanities
"ABC-CLIO is an award-winning publisher of reference, contemporary thought, and professional development content, created to help students, educators, librarians, and general readers of all ages wrestle with complex challenges "
Our mission is:
1. To educate our students in information literacy and the strategies and skills so they will become effective users of ideas and information.
2. To enrich our students with a wealth of materials that support what they are learning through our curriculum.
3. To encourage our students to develop an appreciation for reading that will promote a lifelong love of learning.
4. To empower our students to become independent and self-directed learners.