Library Media Center

  • LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER MISSION STATEMENT

    The mission of the San Jose Elementary School Library Information Center is to provide the total school population with resources and materials for self-directed, lifelong learning.
    This mission is accomplished by providing access to a wide variety of materials in many formats and by striving to inspire an interest and love in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas effectively and independently.

     

    DESTINY WEBSITE

     

    Library Information Resources

     

    Beyond the Classroom
     


    HOW TO CHECK OUT EBOOKS FROM OUR COLLECTION AND THE DISTRICT COLLECTION.

    Read 24/7 & will work on most computers, tablets, readers!  
    Login into destiny.pcsb.org and search for San Jose Elem and click on it  (under Elem heading)
    Login with your R2.D2 User ID and your password or staff pcs username and password

    Click on 'Catalog' and then click on DESTINY DISCOVER
    Click on Ebooks
    Now you will look for the book you would like to read. If the book you would like to check out is a Follett ebook, you will see a green square with an Upper Case E. If the ebook is from one of the other vendors (such as MackinVia) it will have a blue square with a lower case e.

     
    Short Video on how to locate/read and checkout eBooks
    Apps needed to read library eBooks OFFLINE
    How to Download an eBook from Follett
     
     
      Visit and search through our San Jose Library Information Center's electronic 'CARD CATALOG'

     
    Media Center / Media Center Great news! All of the Reading Counts quizzes have been installed on the reading counts district servers, and we now have over 50,000 quizzes available for use!
    To find out if we have a quiz that you are looking for, use the Destiny Library catalog for our school by clicking the link above OR search for the quiz as you use Reading Counts.
    Please be aware that the San Jose Elementary Media Center does not contain the over 50,000 books that have a quiz, so please don't forget to use your public library or book store too!

     

      

    Focus-Portal-Your EntryWay to MackinVia

    Log into Focus Portal with the student's r2.d2 and then an s. and the 8 digit student number.
    On the right side you will see links to go to the 'Ticket to Read' Reading and Phonics Program and also the 'MackinVia' Program, your child's entry way into reading free books on many levels online, via computer or tablet, including many of the SSYRA readers used in Battle of the Books.


    Lexile
    Framework for Learning-Gives Lexile Levels For Books. A Tool To Aid Reading and Comprehension.
     

    Battle of the Books
    Battle of the Books Sunshine State Young Reader Award Books-Battle of the Books

    YOUR Referendum Dollars are hard at work at San Jose Elementary.

    Over the last 8 years, over 2500 hardcover library books were purchased for students to check out.
    We thank you for your continued support!