St. Pius X School Library Media Center!
The Saint Pius X Elementary Library/Media Center maintains a multi-ethnic, multimedia collection that supports the curriculum, Catholic teachings, and the diverse needs and learning/teaching styles of the faculty and students. Special attention is given to the development of positive attitudes towards libraries and information sources that will promote the lifelong use of libraries and other resources to help students stay informed in a rapidly changing world.
Check out our “Be Bold! Read” program! Earn prizes monthly for number of minutes read. Prizes are awarded for reading 200 minutes or more. More information about the program can be found here. Check out the current calendar to record your progress.
We look forward to seeing you at the library. We hope that you enjoy your visit and come back again soon!
Catholic online.....search for the saint alphabetically
Saints.sqpn ... enter the saint name in the search bar
Catholic Saints ... scroll down a page and you will see alphabetic listing of saints on the left
Loyola Press...need to enter saint name in search bar
My Catholic life ... lists popular Catholic saints A to Z
Other information can be found in the General Research area of the links section of this website page. Click on "GVRL" and it will allow you to search for saint names. The New Catholic Encyclopedia is a reference that contains many articles about various saints.
Policies and Procedures
Library Hours: The library is open after school until 4 pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, or while students are present.
Circulation: A specific time is allotted to each class within the school week. During this time, students exchange or renew books. Younger grade levels may also have storytime or library instruction. Books will not be checked out for students with outstanding fines or overdue materials.
PreK comes into the library for storytime once a week.
Kinder-8th are allowed to check out 2 books. A third book may be checked out if it is required for a classroom assignment.
Library visits: Students may visit the library during the day with the teacher's permission and a library pass. Any after-school visit must have a written notice sent to the teacher. A parent is welcome to come into the library with their student after school.
Checkout Period: Kindergarten - 4th grade has a 2-week checkout period. 5th-8th is given 3 weeks.
Renewals: Books may be renewed. The book must be present when renewed.
Overdue books: Overdue notices are sent out weekly on Thursdays. No fines are assessed unless the book is lost or damaged.
Lost/damaged books: Students are responsible for reimbursing the school for lost or damaged books. Students may not check out another book until the book cost is paid.