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    Students from kindergarten through the 6th grade may check out books as follows:
    • Kindergarten - 1 book for 1 week
    • 1st Grade - 1 book for 1 week
    • 2nd Grade - 2 books for 2 week
    • 3rd - 6th Grades - 2 books for 2 weeks

    Books may be renewed one time if there are no holds on the title. Students must have the library book with them in order renew the book.  Library privileges are suspended until an overdue book is returned, renewed, replaced or paid for, if lost or damaged.

    It is suggested to students that books are to be kept in there backpacks when they are not being read. This will allow students to have their library books with them when their class visits the LMC and to protect them from harm. Please be mindful of water bottles placed in backpacks. This can quickly ruin books! Always use the outside holders.

    Please remember…, students are responsible for the books they check out. If a book is damaged or lost, the student will be asked to pay for the book or replace it with the exact title preferably a hard bound copy. Until the book is paid for replaced or returned, a student’s check out privileges are suspended. The care of books helps maintain our library collection for all of our students.

    Finally, if parents would like to limit the number of books their child can check out they may do so by contacting the Library/Media Clerk, via e-mail at tina.wendelschafer@dvusd.org. 

    Accessing the Collection and Student Account from Home 

    Students and parents can access their library accounts from any computer with internet access.    You can log into Destiny using your username and password.  Click the link (or the book) and enter your school name.You can find out what books you have checked out and when they are due.
    A student can also search for a library book and put it on hold if it is checked out by another student.  Destiny also has a list making tool that a student can use to save books that are of interest.



    • Destiny Access for Parents

      DVUSD school  library catalogs are available online.

      Parents and guardians may view DVUSD school library collections by going to Destiny's website.

      After choosing a school, click on Catalog and you will be able to search the library's collection. 

      If you'd prefer to browse the collection, click on Destiny Discover (found in the left sidebar). 

      If you have more questions about parent access to the DVUSD school libraries, please go to the DVUSD Library Services webpage. Scroll down to Parent/Guardian Access to Library Collection.
    DVUSD Internet Usage  

    Computers are available for student before school, after school and at lunch with a pass from the teacher.  They may be used for assigned class work, research. Students and parents/guardians must read and understand the Internet & E-Mail User Agreement before students are allowed to use the computers.  Students MAY NOT download any programs from the internet on any school computers. Computers are monitored and privileges can be revoked for violations of this agreement. The District offers students space on the server to save school projects on the student's "U" drive; however, students must provide their own USB drive to save files for use elsewhere.
    Leader in Me - 7 Habits
    Mountain Shadows is a Leader in Me School. We have many books in the media center that depict one or more the the seven habits.  The book list can be accessed here.


  • The Mountain Shadows Library/Media Center is open daily from 8:30 to 3:45 during the school year. 


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