Chamisa's Library:

A Great Place to Read!

"Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future." - Ray Bradbury

Our library's mission is to ensure that all students are enthusiastic readers

and ETHICAL users & producers of ideas & information.


Preventing Summer Learning Loss Links

Accelerated Reading Reading Plus Lexia

Prodigy Reflex Math Imagine Math (formerly Think Through Math)

Chamisa Typing Club Spelling City Smithsonian Education

Digital Citizenship Games: Common Sense Media

Tumblebooks (user name: lasd password: books)


Library Learning Objectives

1. Be able to choose appropriate books for your level and need.

2. Be able to search online effectively for books and information.

3. Be able to use call numbers to locate books.

4. Be able to use information without plagiarizing.

_____________________Library Links: all of the underlined words are links __________________

Destiny Catalog: Search for books!

Britannica Online School Encyclopedia

Please contact Mrs. Nelson for the user name and password for the Britannica databases.

Britannica Image Quest (copyright free pictures)

Please contact Mrs. Nelson for the user name and password for the Britannica databases.

Tumblebooks: online books with audio and games

user name: LASD  password: books

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media teaches students, parents, and teachers about internet safety, internet manners,

and respecting intellectual property. They also cover all forms of media with ratings, reviews, and information.


Library Hours

Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Chamisa's library is open at 7:30 for students to do homework, use computers, read, play board games, write & draw, and just hang out! See "What Happens at 7:30 AM?" for more information.



Fall Book Fair

  • September 23rd to October 6th
  • Open Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Genre Challenge

  • September 13th through May 20
  • Read at least one book from each Genre of Fiction & Non-Fiction.

Battle of the Books

  • November 2 through March 8th
  • Read lots of great books, compete with other kids, hang out with Mrs. Nelson!
  • Meetings are held in the library at 11:45 on Mondays & Fridays

Spring Book Fair

  • May 5th through May 12th
  • Open Monday through Friday 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM , Wednesday 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Britannica Login Information (user name: losalamos password: access)

Contact Library Staff

"The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library." - Albert Einstein