O. W. Holmes Junior High School

Library Locker

PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]

Holmes School Library

State Library Free Resources (new!)

Mrs. Labson will be talking about the new free resources offered through the state.  Here is the link if you want to check them out:



Summer Library Hours 

We are open during limited hours until school starts. We would love it if you stopped by to chat or to clear a fine.  Remember, your schedule will be held here at Holmes and at the high school if you have a fine (we really don't want to do this but we will).


Thursday, August 16-Tuesday, August 28

9:00 am-3 pm


*closed Monday, August 27 until 11 am for all-district breakfast.


Wednesday, August 29-September 13

Open on a limited basis due to textbook distribution and other beginning of the year constraints.


Holmes Summer 2018

Our 2018-19 All School Read!

Exciting News!

*All School Read for 2018:  Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

Book Bingo:  Read, fill out and turn in by September 14th for a prize or free ice cream!  Staff and students can participate. Bingo sheets are available in paper copy in the library, in our library locker (left hand side of this page), and came in a Schoolloop June 1.


June 6--Holmes celebration/A Dog’s Purpose movie in the library

June 7--Last day of school, minimum day (12:00 dismissal)

June 8--no school but the library will be open except 11:30-1:15 pm

Ways to read over the summer:

Overdrive:  DJUSD has its own digital e-book and audiobook collection.  You can login using your district Google login (your initials and school ID, full birthday as the password).  Try the app (available for all devices). You can toggle back and forth between our library and public libraries!


Current 7th and 8th graders:

This year we are trying something new:  you can check out up to 3 books over the summer!  Your record must be clear (no fines or overdues).


Public Libraries:

http://www.yolocounty.org/general-government/general-government-departments/library/summer-reading-program- (Yolo County)

http://www.saclibrary.org/Home/Events/Summer-Reading-en (Sacramento City)


Click here for student access

Clever (new login system to access digital resources)

Printing from Chromebooks


Click here for the DJUSD Overdrive collection

This is a district collection of audio and e-books.  It is in its beginning stages, but we hope to add to it each year.  

Your login information:

Your Your initial and ID number 

Your birthday (YYYYMMDD)


(staff:  please see us in the library for your login)

Student Reading Inventory/Book Lexile

Student Reading Inventory (click here to access)


Check a book's Lexile level


Popular Books Lexile Levels

Percy Jackson series            590 - 740

Harry Potter series                880 - 950

City of Bones series              710 - 770

Land of Stories series           760 - 830

Hunger Games series           800 - 820

Diary of a Wimpy Kid series  950 -1060

The Fault in Our Stars           850

Wonder                                  790

A Dog’s Purpose                    970

The Selection                         680

The Crossover                       750

Student registration site


For Information on cost of textbooks and damage charges:


RISE (Recycling is Simply Elementary)

RISE video 2017

Please watch!

Fun things to do....

Homework Club

The first day of Homework Club for the 2018-19 school year is Monday, September 24!


Homework Club is after school in the library, Monday - Thursday 3:30 - 5 pm.  The tutors are available daily to help with math, science, organizational skills and more.  We also have textbooks, computers and printers available for student use.  If you have any questions please call or email Mrs. Sisneros.

530-757-5445 x173 jsisneros@djusd.net