• The Mance Buchanon Library Learning Commons

    The mission of the Learning Commons is to provide a welcoming place for students and staff to engage, collaborate, and develop a love of reading, viewing and using information and ideas.

Welcome to the Library!

  • Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year! We are excited to welcome you back to the library. The library will be open for book check out beginning Monday, August 22. Library books may be checked out for 3 weeks. If you need longer than 3 weeks to read your books, just stop in to renew them. (Note: Books that are on hold and Manga cannot be renewed.) Can't stop in but want something to read? Check out the MackinVia app on your Rapid Identity portal! On MackinVia you can find eBooks and audiobooks. You can also find links to research databases that can be used as reliable resources. Check it out!

     Mural of girl reading book

    The Scholastic Book Fair is coming September 30-October 7. Online shopping will be available until October 14th! More info coming soon!


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Author Spotlight

  • Jason Reynolds

    Posted by Jennifer Rivette on 2/28/2022 7:00:00 AM

    Jason Reynolds is a celebrated poet and writer of novels for middle school to high school audiences who got his start writing poetry when he was nine years old. He is a down-to-earth, passionate story-teller. Jason believes that kids should have access to books that are NOT BORING. The school library has the following books written by Jason Reynolds: 

    All American Boys; As Brave As You; The Boy in the Black Suit; Long Way Down; Look Both Ways; Miles Morales Spider-Man; When I Was the Greatest; and the four books in the Track series: Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu.

    Jason held the title of the 2020-21 "National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. This role was created by the Library of Congress to raise national awareness of the importance of young people’s literature as it relates to lifelong literacy, education and the development and betterment of the lives of young people.

    To learn more about Jason Reynolds, check out the link below!


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    Check out the device protection plan on the OUSD website!

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  • Does your chromebook need to be fixed?


    If your chromebook is damaged or otherwise not working, you can bring it to the King Library to have it sent in for repair. A loaner device will be issued to you while your device is being repaired.

Library Hours

  • Library Media Tech: Jennifer Rivette

    Phone: (760) 901-8808

    Monday-Friday: 8:00am-2:30pm

    You can search the library catalog any time! Just click on the Destiny tile in your Rapid Identity portal.

    Ebooks and Audio books are available all year on the Mackin Via app on your Rapid Identity portal.

  • Here's a wish list of things the library would love to have:


    • Chess
    • Guess Who?
    • Disney Apples to Apples


    • How To Find What You're Not Looking For by Veera Hiranandani
    • Willodeen by Katherine Applegate
    • The Last Kids on Earth and the Doomsday Race by Max Brallier
    • Pax: Journey Home by Sara Pennypacker
    • My Life As a Billionaire by Janet Tashjian