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Congratulations, Battle of the Books Teams!

What a year! Over 200 students in HCSD took part in the 6th Annual Battle of the Books. We want to thank everyone who made our events such a success. We also want to congratulate our West finalists, The Dark Readers and I.Don't.Know., and the Pawsome Readers of South School who brought back the trophy this year. See you at next year's Battle of the Books!

2nd/3rd Grade Reading Challenge 

The 2024 Reading Challenge has begun! Read 10 fantastic books between January and April to receive an invitation to Bingo in May. Books can be borrowed from the West Library or any of the local public libraries. Here are all the details about the program. Check out the reading list and start reading today!

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Read All Day 2024

Our beloved RAD Day is back! On Friday, March 29, we celebrate all the reasons we love reading. Student Council is hosting Character Day, so you can dress up as your favorite book or movie character. Happy reading!

Ready to Start Your Research?

Start with a database! A database a collection of information that is organized so that it is easy to find. It's the perfect place to begin. Try one of our databases located in Clever:

-Britannica School


-Pebble Go

-World Book Online

2023-2024 Library Events

We have so many great events happening in the West Library this year.  Click below to learn more about what's happening in our library. 


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Visit with Jenna Yoon

A huge thank you to author Jenna Yoon for joining HCSD! We had over 200 students attend this special virtual event to learn about her life, inspiration, and writing process. We will have copies of Lia Park and the Missing Jewel, as well as the sequel, available in the West Library. Many thanks to our families for purchasing books and supporting our library programs!

Check out the California Young Reader Medal nominees for 2024-2025

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