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    Back-to-School Library Update
    Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year!

    Library Hours (Starting Wednesday, August 21st)

    Before School      
    M-F - opens @ 8:00

    Library After School (Starting Tuesday, September 3rd)

    Tuesday, Wednesday Thursday open until 4:30

    Monday and Friday: closes @ 3:20

    T and W Study Hours 2:00-4:30 (early release)
    T and W: Open Maker Lab 3:30-4:30


    Maker-Open Lab: W & Th 3:30-4:30
    *students participating in the Maker-Open lab hours must have a purpose. Individuals who are not working on academics or making activities will be asked to wait in the front of the school. 

    • Maker Lab! 7&8th grade students enrolled in EXPO will work in Ms. Shearer's class to learn how to use our library's high-tech Maker Lab.
    • Open Maker Lab hours W and Th 3:30-4:30 Open to all grades!! If you want learn 3-D printing and laser cutting skills, this is the HUB! click here for more information on Making in Education
    • Ebooks
    • General Library Curriculum Focus
      • Library Orientation
      • Digital Literacy
      • Maker Mindset
      • Design Thinking
      • Book talks
      • Research skills

    WE have launched our ebooks!!!
    Your SLUSD login credentials will take directly to the SORA catalog
    Works on all electronic devices!
    CLICK HERE for more sign-in information

     


      

    General Information

    The John Muir Middle School library offers a 13,000 book collection with automated check-out system, three card catalog computer stations, a varied magazine collection, an online, networked lab of 36 Chromebook computers, and a virtual reference library of 130 e-volumes--available 24/7--geared toward our middle school curriculum.   

     JMMS Library Hours: 

    DAY            TIME

    Monday 

    8:00 - 3:20

    Tuesday

    8:00 - 4:30

    Wednesday

    8:00 - 4:30

    Thursday

    8:00 - 4:30

    Friday

    7:45 - 3:20

    Students are welcome to use the library before school, break, lunch, and after school. An open sign-up arrangement encourages teachers and their classes to utilize the library and its computer lab anytime during the school day when periods are available. 

    Contact Info: (510) 618-4431 

    Rachel England: Teacher Librarian

    rengland@slusd.us

    Charis Gibbs: Library Multimedia Specialist

     

     
     
    Reuse Depot

    TEACHERS: Ever wish you had quick access 40 paper egg cartons for a project? Or how about those green strawberry baskets? or what about some toilet paper rolls?
     
    COMMUNITY: Do you find yourself wanting to find a better home for your used yogurt containers? Or your toilet paper rolls?
     
    The library is opening up a materials depot! We have made space to store recycled materials for our student projects. These materials are donated by JMMS community to be used by our TEACHERS here at Muir. 
     
    Here is the list of up-cycled items. You may donate OR use :) 
    • Random clean containers/tubs with lids (sm-med) - ie. yogurt
    • Green strawberry baskets
    • paper towel and toilet rolls
    • shoe boxes
    • cereal boxes
    • corks
    • water bottle tops 
    • egg cartons (paper or styrofoam)
     
    Where? Drop off locations:
    1.  Ms. England's mailbox or in the 'lost textbook box' in the front office box near the mailboxes
    2.  at the library 7:45 - 4:30
    3. Send them down to the library with a student

    Muir Library Printing

    Share your print job from ANY computer and print it at the Muir library!

     muirlibraryprint@slusd.us

    1. share or send all documents, JPEG’s and PDF’s to the following email address.

                                    muirlibraryprint@slusd.us

    1. Go to the student PRINT STATION at the Muir LIbrary.
    2. Open the chrome browser and click on email
    3. Find your email and open your print job
    4. CLICK on print.
    5. View as PDF preview (lower left hand corner)
    6. Print in the PDF preview



    ***The PRINT STATION is not for browsing, editing or accessing your gmail account. Please take care of your editing and browsing on a Chromebook. ***


     

    CYRM

     CYRM Challenge - Presentation and Information

    Contest ends March 23rd.

    Must read 3 books from a category. 

     Limited books are available for student check out.

    San Leandro Public library has downloadable copies.

    See Ms. England if you have any questions. 

     

     


     

     

     

     Library Re-opening on January 16th!!

    Thank you for your patience as we wrap up the last minute intallations to the remodeled library.
    Here is what to expect:
     
    Modern seating 
    Lego Wall
    Chromebook use for students
    Z-space
    Reuse Depot
     
    Maker Lab Open hours (M-Th 3:30 - 4:30)
    *Laser cutter
    * 3D printing
    *sewing
    *Vinyl cutter
     
      

    Back-to-School Library Update

    Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!

    **Starting on Monday, August 21st**
    Library Hours: M-F 7:45-3:20
    Maker-Open Lab: M-Th 3:20-4:30
    *students participating in the Maker-Open lab hours must have a purpose. Individuals who are not working on academics or making activities will be asked to wait in the front of the school. 

    • New course: Maker Lab! 7&8th grade students enrolled in Per. 5 EXPO will learn how to use our library's high-tech Maker Lab

    • Open-Lab Maker hours M-Th 3:30-4:30 Open to all grades!! If you want learn 3-D printing and laser cutting skills, this is the HUB! click here for more information on Making in Education

    • Curriculum Focus
      • Library Orientation
      • Digital Literacy
      • Maker Mindset
      • Book talks
      • Research skills
      • California Young Reader Medal - Get ahead and read them now! http://www.californiayoungreadermedal.org/  
     
    General Information

    The John Muir Middle School library offers a 13,000 book collection with automated check-out system, three card catalog computer stations, a varied magazine collection, an online, networked lab of 36 Chromebook computers, and a virtual reference library of 130 e-volumes--available 24/7--geared toward our middle school curriculum.  

     


    JMMS Library Hours:

     
    DAY            TIME

    Monday 

    7:45 - 4:30

    Tuesday

    7:45 - 4:30

    Wednesday

    7:45 - 4:30

    Thursday

    7:45 - 4:30

    Friday

    7:45 - 3:20

    Students are welcome to use the library before school, break, lunch, and after school. An open sign-up arrangement encourages teachers and their classes to utilize the library and its computer lab anytime during the school day when periods are available.

     

    Contact Info: (510) 618-4431
     

    Rachel England: Teacher Librarian

    rengland@slusd.us

     

     

     

    Library policies: Students are welcome to check out up to three books at one time. Overdue books must be returned/renewed and lost/damaged library books paid for before new books can be checked out

    There is no eating or drinking in the library.

    Computer Use: Students are welcome to use school computers provided it is for school-related work and the District's Acceptable Use Policy--provided at the beginning of the year--has been completed by both the student and parent and is on file. Teacher-approved learning games are permitted at certain times. Inappropriate use of school computers will result in negative consequences.


    Librarian Resources: