La Quinta High School

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Welcome to the La Quinta High School Library and Media Center!
Check out some of our NEW books!

LQHS's New Books

How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
Something like Normal
The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories
Code Name Verity
The Storyteller
E=mc²: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
Keep Holding On
The Romeo And Juliet Code
Romeo Blue
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements


LQHS Library's favorite books »
 
 
 
 
 
Check out our Online Library Catalog!
Browse titles, check out e-books, place holds, and more...
 
Click on the link above to suggest books or other materials that you would like to see in our Library! 
 
 
 
Announcements/Upcoming Events
IMPORTANT UPDATE!! CONTACTLESS PICK-UP OF LIBRARY BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS!
Due to the continued suspension of in-person classes, the Library is closed for usage by students. However, we still have good news for you! If you would like to check out Library books, YOU MAY STILL DO SO, using our "Grab and Go" service for Library books. Each TUESDAY and THURSDAY afternoon, from 3 - 4 p.m., beginning September 3, Ms. Dela-Xiong will be at the LQHS Library so that you may pick up/return Library books in a contactless manner. Please see the Library's Google Classroom for your specific class (e.g., 2021, 2022, etc.) for the link to the form to request books. Please e-mail Ms. Dela-Xiong if you have any questions or concerns.
 
 
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*NEW*NEW*NEW* - FREE Resources Available!
 
Gale Student Resources in Context (for most or ALL of your research needs!)
http://goo.gl/W0H3oL
Password off campus - west92683
 
Ancestry for the Classroom
Here is the link for access to Ancestry.com to be used for classroom projects. 
 
Proquest Databases

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Researcher

ProQuest Platform

 

Encyclopedia Britannica School (in English): https://school.eb.com

Britannica Escolar (in Spanish): https://escolar.eb.com

 

 
NEED TO DO SOME RESEARCH?
We've got you covered! Students, staff members, and families are able to take advantage of some academic research databases. Please click on Databases/Research Links to the right to access it. You can use it anytime, on campus or off campus.
 
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Website of the Month
 
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.

 
 





Staff:
Melissa Dela-Xiong, MLIS
Teacher Librarian
 
Temporary Hours (effective 10/12/20):
Mondays - CLOSED
Tuesdays - 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesdays - CLOSED
Thursdays - 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fridays - CLOSED

Regular Hours (when campus opens again):
Mondays - 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays - 8:27 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursdays - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fridays - 7:30 a.m. - 2:48 p.m.
*Note - The Library may be closed at various times, due to meetings, trainings, etc.

Class Visits:
Teachers may sign up to visit the Library with their classes. Please feel free to do so by e-mailing Ms. Dela-Xiong at mdela-xiong@ggusd.us.

How to Reach Us:
(714) 663-6193 / Intercom Line - 82903


The La Quinta High School Library Media program is fully integrated into the school's curriculum and is central to the learning process of all students. The program promotes student academic achievement towards meeting state content standards and ensures that students and staff can effectively use and access ideas and information. Current up-to-date information in the form of print materials and online resources are available to students and staff.