Fairview Library

District Librarian:  Stephanie Boerlin

sboerlin@gonzales.k12.ca.us

Library Tech:  Evelia DeJesus

edejesus@gonzales.k12.ca.us 

Library Hours

Open: 7:45 - 4:00 p.m.

Closed: 1:15 - 1:45 p.m.

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Library Policies

  • Book Check Out:  students are allowed to check out up to three books at a time for a period of three weeks. 

  • Book Renewal:  students wishing to extend the time they have a book may bring the book into the library to be renewed for an additional time. If the book is currently on the Reserve List, a student may only renew it for one additional week. If it is not on the list, students may renew the book for an additional two weeks.

  • Reserving a Book:  students may request to reserve a book that is currently checked out, and will be notified through the school email when it comes available.

  • Fines:  there are no fines for overdue books.  Students will be fined the current value of lost books or books damaged beyond repair as determined by the librarian.

  • Use of Library:  no food or drinks are permitted in the library. 

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Library Links

Follett Destiny

Destiny FMS

Search Fairview Middle School's Library Database for books and resources you can find on campus.

Monterey County Free Libraries

Monterey County Free Library

(You will need a library card to access certain features)

See what resources your local library has for reading, research, tutoring, etc. You can also apply online for a library card.


Research Links

ProQuest Research Companion

ProQuest Research Companion

A self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing and research skills

 

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer

General reference database with curriculum-aligned content for use by students and educators

ProQuest eLibrary Database

ProQuest eLibrary Database

General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with guidance

ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher

ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher

Pros and cons on 360+ complex social issues

ProQuest CultureGrams

ProQuest CultureGrams

Concise social, cultural and political information on countries, U.S. states and provinces

Britannica Encyclopedia

Britannica Encyclopedia

Information on a variety of subjects

Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar

Information on a variety of subjects in Spanish

Writing Links

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

Check spelling and meaning of words

Thesaurus

Online Thesaurus

Find synonyms and antonyms for overused words

Visuwords

Visuwords

A visual dictionary and thesaurus

GrammarCheck

GrammarCheck

Online resource that checks your writing for grammatical errors

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Online resource for everything writing including citation formats, plagiarism guidelines, etc.

Reading Links

International Children's Digital Library

International Children's Digital Library

Digitized stories in over 59 languages.

Storyline Online

Storyline Online

Famous actors reading picture books


Teaching Books

Teaching Books

Content about favorite books and authors

Land of Tales

Land of Tales

Stories to read, listen to, watch and interact

Learning Links

DK findout!

DK findout!

General interest site with fun facts, games, activities, etc.

San Diego Zoo Kids

San Diego Zoo Kids

Learn about wildlife while watching videos, playing games, etc.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Learn about the natural world through games, videos, etc.

Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife

Learn about animals in the wild and why it is so important to protect them.

Wild Kratts

Wild Kratts

Discover wild animals with Chris and Martin and be apart of their adventures and mysteries.

Smithsonian National Zoo

Smithsonian National Zoo

See what's happening in our National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Take a look the exhibits in our own Monterey Bay Aquarium and learn about life in our oceans.

PBS: Educational NOVA Videos

PBS: Educational NOVA Videos

Watch all sorts of videos on science and engineering

Prodigy

Prodigy

Cool site for practicing your math skills.

Library Nights

Stories In Our Jammies