Sonoma County Office of Education

Library Media Services

About

SCOE provides library resources for classroom use and services to support school libraries. Our collection includes over 35,000 books, videos, 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 on Mondays and Fridays from 8:00am to 3:00pm, and on Wednesdays from 11:00am to 3:00pm. If you require assistance from a Library staff member, an advance appointment is required. The Resource Center and access to the laminator, chart maker, and die cut machine are available by appointment only.

Call (707) 524-2831 to schedule appointments.


New eBook Collection: Free for All Schools
The SCOE Library Media Center has expanded its collection of eBooks and now has 280 new eBook titles available for Sonoma County schools. Access to the books, which are geared for grade K-10 students, is free and does not require a library services contract. The link to these free books is epointplus.com and can be accessed by using the username and password "sonoma."The books can be simultaneously accessed by students across the county and can be viewed multiple times. A wide range of topics are featured in the collection. Examples include:

  • Parts of speech
  • Bilingual books written in Spanish and English
  • Maker movement
  • Science
  • Online privacy
  • Exploring the environment
  • Contributions of immigrants to America
  • Do-it-yourself projects
  • Basics of energy

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SCOE Library has eBook Titles
The SCOE Library has added a beginning collection of Marshall Cavendish eBooks, which is available to all contracting schools. The non-fiction titles are accessed via Web browser and do not require eReaders. You can find eBooks on Technology of the Ancients; Early Civilizations; Invisible Worlds of Plants, Animals and the Human Body; and Cool Science exploring Artificial Intelligence, Science Beats Crime, and Sports Science. For information, contact Michael Powell at 524-2844 or mpowell@scoe.org.