Welcome to the San Marcos High school library!
Monday: 8:00am to 4:15pm
Tuesday: 9:00am to 4:15pm
Wednesday: 8:00am to 4:15pm
Thursday: 9:00am to 4:15pm
Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 - October 15
All students are invited to read at least one book by a Latinx author. For ideas, check out this list of recommended books from Teaching Books and our Latinx Literature Collection from the SMHS Library.
After you read the book, write a review (on paper or digital) to enter a raffle for a Blender's or Lighthouse Coffee gift card. There will be five winners.
For more details, click the link to the Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month flyer.
To enter the raffle, please submit your review by Monday, October 17.
Stop by the library to see our new display with books (nonfiction and fiction) that talk about what happened September 11, 2001.
Also, check out a few of the Sept. 11 resources available on our online databases:
Explore 9/11 from Gale in Context (password from home: royals): A collection of articles, images, videos, primary sources and more!
September 11 Attacks from Britannica School (username from home: sbunified / password from home: sbunified) An overview of the event paired with images, videos, and related links.
Remembering 9/11 Text Set from Newsela (log in with your school Google account): Directions for teachers along with three articles: "America Vows to Never Forget 9/1," "George W. Bush's 9/11 Address to the Nation," and "A History of the 9/11 Attacks"
SMHS Library Makerspace
All students are invited to stop by the SMHS Library Makerspace before school, at lunch, after school, or during your dismissal period.
Click the link for Free Time Activities available now in the Makerspace.
Interested students may also sign up to use the MakerBot 3D printer. For more about our 3D printer, click here: 3D Printing in the Library
We want to hear from you! Please complete this Maker Survey to tell us about the kinds of projects and materials we should add to the space.
COMING SOON TO THE SMHS LIBRARY:
Mon. 8/15 Royal Return: Students are invited to stop by the library on Royal Return. You are welcome to check out up to four library books. Also, if you still have library books or textbooks from last year, please return them during Royal Return.
Fri. 8/18 First Day of Classes! We are open for student drop-ins before school, at lunch, and after school.
Fri. 8/19 & Mon. 8/22 Textbook Checkouts: Classes visit the library on Friday and/or Monday to check out required texts.
Tues. 8/23 Independent Reading Kick-Offs Begin: Over the first two weeks of school, English classes visit to browse the library collection and check out books.