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Library Hours
Open 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Before School, Lunch, and After-School
Monday - Friday
Closed Period 4
PD Tuesdays Closed 1:30 pm
 
 
Students are welcome in the library with a signed hall pass if the library is not reserved for a class. Class Reservations take priority and the library will close to allow the librarian to work more closely with students. Teachers are encouraged to send students to the library on Reader's Advisory Tuesdays with a pass to checkout or renew library books.
 
 
   
 
Kennedy Care's Healthy Minds Matter - Thursdays 
Students, Teachers, and Staff: Everyone is welcome, and everyone has 15 minutes to spare. Stop by the library Thursdays after-school before you go home to practice mindfulness with Mrs. Dixon and Mrs. Cedillo. No special equipment or training required, just stop by! 
 
 
JFK's Battle of the Books Team - Tuesdays
The Battle of the Books competition is an annual event hosted by North Hollywood High School. Everyone is welcome to join our Cougar team! All you need to do is start reading from this list. You don't have to read all the books to be part of the team. We meet weekly in the mornings in the library or at lunch in Dr. Petri's classroom. See Mrs. Cedillo or Dr. Petri for more information. 
                                       One School, Many Readers  List
Check out this list to find out what your fellow cougars recommend. The list includes student favorites, awesome teacher recommendations, and books for the college bound. Visit your local LAPL website to see if they have these in stock or request an inter-library loan!
Links
CSULB Banned Books Research Guide click here  for California State University, Long Beach's curated research guide with definitions, a reading guide, videos, and links. 
 
Tell Your Story via 
The Moth click here to learn about how sharing your own true story will empower you.
I Learn America click here to learn about how immigrant students are sharing their stories.
(see the librarian if you would like tell your story via The Moth or I Learn America)
 
American Indian Heritage Month (November)
Native Knowledge 360 click here for a collection of resources and lesson plans from the National Museum of the American Indian Smithsonian that aims to provide students and educators with new perspectives on Native American history and culture. 
 
LAUSD EMAIL  Activate your LAUSD Email  or reset your email password through this link.
 
Mayor's 2nd Annual Young Women's Assembly click here
This link provides you with an overview of key city programs and initiatives for L.A. students.  The programs are geared towards helping students develop leadership and civil skills, provide college and career preparation support, and opportunities around employment, internships and recreational activities.