A love of learning and reading is at the very heart of a Ramona education. The Ramona Library/ Learning Commons promotes this tradition by providing resources for research and by serving as a vital hub for intellectual exploration.
All are welcome
The Library/ Learning Commons (LLC) provides a welcoming environment that supports students in their development as leaders, communicators, critical thinkers, and well-rounded persons of faith, intellect, and character. Students can comfortably browse the collection, conduct research, and receive guidance in library skills and information literacy. In addition to providing state-of-the-art technological resources, the LLC offers a nurturing environment where students can curl up on a bean bag with a great book or study in a private carrel overlooking the San Gabriel Mountains.
Advanced Information Technologies
In addition to an expansive collection of over 20,000 books, the Library/ Learning Commons features numerous information technologies for research. Students have access to a vast number of digital and print subscriptions; including online databases, magazines and newspapers, audio books, musical and video recordings, and a scholarly collection of books on art. Ramona's Library/ Learning Commons features 27 new, flat screen computer workstations, wireless Internet connectivity throughout the campus; the latest software programs; two high quality printers; LCD projector and screen; and, a scanner. In addition to the computers that are available in the Library, students have access to 3 Computer Labs, 55 laptop computers, 20 iPads, and 9 iMac computer.
Mission Statement HOURS
The Mission of Ramona Convent Secondary School Library/ Learning Commons is to support the school’s curriculum and Catholic philosophy and core values, while providing all students with the resources, instruction, and support they need to become effective users of information who meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. The Library/ Learning Commons aims to foster a life-long love of reading and learning by:
- Providing access to diverse materials and information in a variety of formats (print, digital, audio) to all users
- Providing instruction and support to promote digital citizenship and competency in accessing, evaluating, using, and communicating information and ideas
Monday - Thursday: 7:45 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Friday: 7:45 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
During minimum or special schedule days, the library will remain open for 30 minutes after school. Any temporary changes for special occasions will be posted.