Library and Media Center

Katherine Smith has an outstanding library and media center containing a wide variety of books, audio-visual materials, and other equipment.

Library Hours

Monday
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

About Katherine Smith Library

Primary students (1st - 3rd) check out one book per week. During January of each year, 3rd graders are allowed to choose up to two books. Upper students (4th - 6th) come to the library once every other week and are always welcome to choose up to two books. Due dates are always the day before they come to the library with their class for check-out. All students are encouraged to come to the library before 8 a.m. if they want to exchange or return their book(s) before their next class check-out.

Find AR Books

If you are wondering if a book is the appropriate AR level for you or your child, there is a website that can help you! Click on the AR BookFinder link below to find out the AR book level and if the book your child is reading has an AR test. Most, but not all library books have an AR quiz.

AR Book Finder Logo

www.arbookfind.com

What is the Accelerated Reader Program?

Accelerated Reader (AR), created by Renaissance Learning, Inc., is an individualized reading program used at to assess and improve each student’s reading skills and to increase reading enjoyment. To find out more about the AR program click here.

  • 2025 Clarice Drive
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  • San Jose, CA 95122
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  • Phone: 408-270-6751
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  • Fax: 408-270-6877
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