Surfside Educational Academy Library

About the school library:

Library Hours:

M-Fri 7:30-2

You must have a pass if coming during class time

the library is open for student use during the school day and during lunch

Library Policies

  • All books and materials must be checked out at the circulation desk

  • Current Student IDs are preferred when checking out materials.

  • Students may check out as many library books as they want, this does not include textbooks.

  • Library books can be borrowed for 30 school days and can be renewed either in the library or online through the student’s Destiny account.

  • Textbooks are issued from the library for the entire school year and must be returned by the end of the school year.

  • Chromebooks are assigned to the students and remain with them-unless they leave the district

California Databases for research and reading

The databases below are provided by the State of California and the State Library for use for TK-12 students. Use Mackin in the portal to get directly to the databases....if you are unable to access via the portal click the underlined words to go to the database and log in


Encyclopedia Britannica Video Tutorial

Encyclopedia Britannica

Username: oceanside

Password: ousd

Britannica Escolar (Spanish edition)

Username: oceanside

Password: ousd


ProQuest Databases (coming soon) access through Mackin

Username: WelcomeUSD1!

Password: oceansideUSD1!


Book Connections from Teaching Books

Content to enrich children’s books, including Meet-the-Author videos, read-along audio, complete book readings and book trailers.