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Library


Looking for answers?

Ramona's library is one of the best places on campus to find them. Browse the collection to conduct research on your own, or get help from an experienced and friendly librarian.

Need a break?

The library is a good place for that, too. Grab a book, curl up on a beanbag chair, take a quiet moment for yourself and enjoy the view of the San Gabriel Mountains.

Love to read?

Pick up a new book, one of more than 20,000 in our collection. Share your passion with your friends in the Ramona Book Club. Help a child learn to read with Book Buddies at a nearby elementary school. Or plan or participate in the annual Poetry Café. The Library is a vibrant hub for readers.

"When selecting materials for the Library, I keep in mind what is taught; how the students learn; what students should know; and, what students want to know. The collection is rich with new, award-winning fiction and non-fiction titles that provide students with a broad view of the social, environmental, economic, and cultural issues in the world."
Aniko Tegtmeier, Librarian
Library Learning Center Resources:
In addition to an up-to-date collection of 20,000+ books, the library features numerous information technologies for research. Students may access digital and print subscriptions, including online data bases, magazines and newspapers, audio books, digital video recordings, and a scholarly collection of books on art.

The library is well-equipped with 25 new flat screen computer work stations; the latest software programs; high quality printers; an LCD projector and screen; a scanner; 55 laptop computers; and 2 iPad carts.

Library Learning Center Mission Statement:

The mission of the Ramona Convent Secondary School Library Learning Center is to support the school's curriculum, Catholic philosophy, and core values, while providing all students with the resources, instruction, and support they need to become effective and creative users of information who meet the challenges of the twenty-first century. The Library aims to foster a life-long love of reading 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, communicating, and using information and ideas.

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 7:45 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Friday: 7:45 A.M. - 2:00 P.M

On minimum or special schedule days, the library will remain open for 30 minutes after school. Any temporary changes for special occasions will be posted.

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Library News


Best Selling Author Inspires Students

Author, artist, and human rights activist Helie Lee recently visited Ramona Convent Secondary School to speak about her personal journey as a first-generation immigrant.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage!

National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of Americans of Hispanic/ Latino descent.

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