Granite Oaks Library

Library Hours

Monday 7:45 AM - 2:30 PM

Tuesday - Friday 7:45 AM - 3:30 PM

"If you don't like to read, you haven't found the right book."

-J.K. Rowling

You will see a new slide when you click on it. New slides will appear at least once a month, so check back often!

You can learn how to check out/hold a library book, watch book trailers, check out an ebook/audiobook on Sora, and view other library links!

GO Virtual Library 22-23

Below you will find a library slide featuring a Special Guest Staff Member. This slide will contain library book recommendations, as well as a few interesting facts about the featured guest. Check back for more slides in the future.

Copy of Recommended books by staff 2022-2023

SORA- check out the newest ebooks and audiobooks.

Download the Sora app on your device, click on Greater Sacramento Schools- Rocklin Unified and use your RUSD google password.

Hold a book in the Granite Oaks Library or view your check-outs.

Log in with your RUSD google account and click hold. You will get an email indicating it is ready for you and will be waiting for you in the library. You can also come into the library to check out a book in person!

A collection of resources that brings books to life!

Watch book trailers, author interviews, find the book level, and more!

All proceeds go to supporting the library! Click this link to purchase books and you will have the option to send books directly to you or to the GO library. If you need a teacher code, use GNHGP.

Research Resources

Brittanica is a safe, up-to date resource for researching any topic! Sign in with your RUSD Google account.

Articles, books, images, activities, and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness and readability. The username and password is in the Merit Status Course on Schoology. Then, sign in with your RUSD Google account.

ProQuest eLibrary helps simplify the research process by providing a large collection of periodical and digital media content selected to support beginning researchers. The username and password is in the Merit Status Course on Schoology. Then, sign in with your RUSD Google account.

Database that goes beyond basic facts and figures on more than 200 countries, with reports detailing daily life and culture, history, and lifestyle from an insiders' perspective. The username and password is in the Merit Status Course on Schoology. Then, sign in with your RUSD Google account.

A database that covers today's critical and controversial social issues and supports topics of discussion and debate. The username and password is in the Merit Status Course on Schoology. Then, sign in with your RUSD Google account.


A self guided research companion to help students learn complex research and writing principles. The username and password is in the Merit Status Course on Schoology. Then, sign in with your RUSD Google account.

Encyclopedias and reference ebooks for research. Sign in with Google using your RUSD account to use at school. For home use, click here for the password.

Links to websites for GOMS assignments (Civil War, Middle Ages, etc). Click here if you need to find curated websites for your specific research.

Going beyond textbooks and traditional science curriculum, Gale Interactive: Science is a highly visual online learning tool that takes visual-spatial learning to the next level. Log in with Google using your RUSD account.

National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images.

Explore topics and events within Earth systems, global change, pollution, populations, and more with Gale in Context: Environmental Studies. Log in with Google using your RUSD account


Ever wonder what your students learn about our Granite Oaks Library during Library Orientation?

You can view the slide presentation below?

GO Library Orientation

District Library Website - Find the usernames and passwords for using databases from home here!

Login to the site with your RUSD Google account

How to help raise money for new books....

  1. Download the Box Tops app on your phone,

  2. Create an account

  3. Designate earnings to GOMS and then scan your store receipts.

***You can also still clip box tops that haven't expired and send them to the library if you prefer!

The app will automatically credit your school's earnings online! The earnings will go to purchasing new library books for the GO library!

Want to recommend a title for the library? Click here.

Restrict your child's access to title? Click here.

Granite Oaks Library Staff

Let us know if you have any questions and we would be happy to help!

Mrs. Hughes

Morning Library Aide

thughes@rocklinusd.org

Mrs. Stokes

Afternoon Library Aide

dstokes@rocklinusd.org

Mrs. Stephan

District Librarian

kstephan@rocklinusd.org