Welcome to the Learning Resource Center!

Library hours: MTThF 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Closed on Wednesdays

Library Media Technician: Mrs. Jenny Smith, jsmith@powayusd.com Library1
(858) 748-2007 x 2160

Valley Library Catalog
Click on login and enter the following:
Username: student's ID# with 1 in front Password: PUSD 4 digit password

Library Procedures
The Valley Library provides students and teachers with a well organized and easily accessible collection of reliable sources in English and Spanish allowing them to become independent information seekers. It is our school wide goal that students will become aware of the important role of literature and develop good reading habits to become lifelong learners.

Library Rules

  • Respect the library materials


  • Everything has a correct place


  • Always share by returning your books when they are due


  • Don’t disturb others while in the library

Check-In Procedures Place books in the book drop at the circulation desk. To renew a book, place a renewal request note in your book.
Check-Out Procedures Kindergarten and 1st students may check out one book each library visit. 2nd—5th students may check out up to two books each library visit.

Overdue, Lost, and Damaged Books
Students who have overdue books may not check out other books until the overdue books are returned.

Lost books must be paid for in full or replaced with a new copy of the book. A bill will be sent to the student’s parents. Checks need to be made payable to Valley Elementary.Library4

Any book that is damaged will be assessed as to whether the book can be repaired or must be replaced. Replacement procedures will be the same as those for lost books.

World Book OnlineLibrary5
Please contact your teacher for the Username and Password
Site Name Link
Random House: Magic Treehouse www.randomhouse.com/kids/magictreehouse
San Diego County Library www.sdcl.org
Fact Hound www.facthound.com
Fact Monster www.factmonster.com/homework
Houghton Mifflin Language www.eduplace.com/kids/index.jsp
Houghton Mifflin Math www.eduplace.com/kids/index.jsp
MATHLETICS www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/lb/litlinks.asp
Scott Foresman Social Studies www.cahistorysocialscience.com
Write Source www.greatsource.com/iwrite/students.html
San Diego County Library www.sdcl.org
Kids Know It Network www.kidsknowit.com
Dewey Decimal Classification System  
San Diego County Library www.sdcl.org
Copyright & Fair Use Guidelines www.halldavidson.net/copyright_chart.pdf
Lexile Framework for Reading www.lexile.com
Literature Links CDOE www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cr/lb/litlinks.asp
San Diego County Library www.sdcl.org
Discovery Education https://powayusd.discoveryeducation.com
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