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Mission Statement: WJH is to provide services and information to support the academic,  artistic and recreational needs of the students and staff. Westside aims to promote literature appreciation and information skills. WJH will also provide a stimulating environment, which encourages a love of reading and learning.

Library Hours: 7:00am-2:30pm
Students may come before school, at recess, with reading classes, and on Fridays during reading classes with the reading teacher’s permission.

Circulation Rules and Procedures:

  •       Library books may be checked out for two weeks.
  •       Overdue books will be assessed a fine of $.05 per book each school day.
  •       Students are responsible for the cost of lost and/or library books and textbooks.
  •       Return books anytime in the box outside the library or place books on the circulating desk.

AR Program:

Accelerated Reading in a learning information system that provides teachers with information needed to develop appropriate intervention strategies to improve students’ reading abilities. AR books are labeled with a red AR sticker. When searching for books on the AR book find link, please keep in mind the book listed on the AR Book Find link doesn’t necessarily mean the book is in our library. Students are also encouraged to checkout books from the public library.

AR Book Find                                                                    

Livingston Parish Public Library
AR Info  

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Helpful Links:

World Book Online

Online Encyclopedia                                                                                                  

Series and Sequels                                                           Jennifer McMorris

Fact Monster                                                                   Librarian/Yearbook Coordinator