At your service in the library is Mrs. Hornbeck, the Library Media Specialist, at Mendenhall.  

Library Catalog:




Please login to your account to check what books and textbooks you have checked out to you:

Login: first initial all of last name

PW: ID number without a front 0


The Accelerated Reader Program has over 100,000 tests for books and is updated every few weeks to include the latest novels.  If you would like to access the AR list from a location other than school, the website is:



Your student's Accelerated Reader progress can be viewed on the following site:

hosted283.renlearn.com/280958/HomeConnect.  Type in their ID and password to log into their student record.

The Library hours for the 2017 - 2018 school year are:


7:50-3:30   Mondays, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - Closed most Monday mornings due to Math Counts.

7:50-2:30   Wednesday (except on staff collaboration days, when the library will close at 2:15)

Students are welcome to use the library during their lunch break by signing in before or after school and during the break, before school and after school unless otherwise posted.  Because meetings are sometimes held after school in the library, a notice will be posted on the library entrance door every day regarding its availability.  



If you have any inquiries about the library, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Mrs. Hornbeck, jhornbeck@lvjusd.k12.ca.us

606-4731 ext. 7316

Library Media Specialist

Math Textbook Links

Science Textbook Links

AR Testing Site

Audio book websites

Librarian's Favorite Books - May 2018

Touch Blue

Lord, Cynthia 
AR Quiz No. 138805 EN Fiction
 IL: MG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 5.0

Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus

Bowling, Dusti 
AR Quiz No. 190934 EN Fiction
 IL: MG - BL: 4.6 - AR Pts: 7.0

Sort of Forever


Warner, Sally 
AR Quiz No. 28506 EN Fiction
Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: UG - BL: 4.5 - AR Pts: 5.0

Prairie Whispers

Arrington, Frances 
AR Quiz No. 70569 EN Fiction
Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: MG - BL: 3.8 - AR Pts: 5.0

After Ever After

Sonnenblick, Jordan 
AR Quiz No. 135012 EN Fiction
 IL: MG - BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 7.0


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Parent Links

Here is a great website to check content of Movies, Videos, Apps, Websites, Books, etc:





Knitting Club Begins

Knitting Club Begins

We will begin knitting club Tuesday, January 23rd after school at 2:35 – 3:15 in the library.  We welcome new knitters as well as returning knitters.  New knitters will learn to cast on and knit a head band or more!  Returning knitters, please bring your needles and work on previous projects.  Cost is $5.00 for needles and you may sign up in the library.  Any questions, please see Mrs. Hornbeck in the library.