Sonoma County Office of Education

Library Media Services

SCOE provides library resources for classroom use and services to support school libraries. Our collection includes over 35,000 books and other items available for use in the classroom and for school libraries. Using our online catalog, teachers can reserve items for immediate and future use. Library staff maintain the instructional resources in this collection and can assist teachers in selecting instructional resources.


Library and Resource Center Hours
The SCOE Library is open during the following hours:

    Monday: 8am - 1:30pm and 3pm - 5pm
    Tuesday: 12pm - 1:30pm and 3pm - 5pm
    Wednesday: 12pm - 1:30pm and 3pm - 5pm
    Thursday: 12pm - 1:30pm and 3pm - 5pm
    Friday: 8am to 1:30pm and 3pm to 5pm

If you require assistance from a Library staff member, an advance appointment is suggested. The Resource Center and access to equipment is available by appointment only.

Call (707) 524-2831 to schedule appointments.

Library Resources for Teachers

SCOE Library Catalog

Click here to search for books, kits, teaching resources for your classroom via the catalog.

Rosen Library of online books

un: sonoma

pw: sonoma

IP address: 209.129.229.39

“Dig and Dive” to get the basics:

Encyclopedia Britannica

Elementary
Middle
High
Escolar (Spanish)

https://www.library.ca.gov/

Next Steps in Research

SIRS Discover
Grades 3-8
SIRS Researcher
High School

eLibrary

ProQuest Research Company
(tutorials and more to help students through the research process

https://www.library.ca.gove

Professional Development

ProQuest Schools and Educators Complete Quick Access: to thousands of nonfiction books on academic subjects.

teachingbooks.net variety of tools and assistance with literacy opportunities.

The SCOE Library:

Library and Resource Center

The SCOE library is open during the following hours:

Monday: 8 AM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 12 PM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 12 PM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
Thursday: 12 PM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 1:30 PM and 3 PM - 5 PM

If you require assistance from a Library staff member, an advance appointment is suggested. The Resource Center and access to equipment is available by appointment only.

Call (707) 524-2831 to schedule appointments.

Literacy/Books/Authors

teachingbooks.com

https://www.library.ca.gov

For all grades: author interviews, reader advisory, book list builder, so much more.

How SCOE Is Helping

  • Working with the county health department and office of emergency services to respond to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) within Sonoma County.
  • Proactively connected school districts with guidance from the County Public Health Department, CDE, and other resources in order to prepare for and respond to the new coronavirus.
  • Co-hosted meetings between the County Health Officer and school districts on Feb. 3 and March 5.
  • Partnered with the County Health Officer to issue guidance letters regarding safety protocols and suspending in-person classes on Feb. 3, Feb. 26, March 14, and March 25.
  • Hosted two distance learning trainings for school districts in February and March.
  • Providing ongoing, customized support to school districts to support them with distance learning, including technology support and assistance in serving specialized student groups such as English learners, students receiving special education services, and homeless/foster youth.
  • Collaborated with school districts to create an interactive map of school sites where free lunches are being offered.

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