Library Services

2020 Bonar Street, Room 129, Berkeley, CA 94702
Tel: 510.644.4895 | Fax: 510.644.8933
Becca Todd, District Library Coordinator

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Visit each school’s library! Click on Berkeley School Libraries.

Our school libraries are bustling centers of learning, cultivating an appreciation for literature and fostering development of research skills and information literacy. Thanks to the support of the Berkeley community and the Berkeley Schools Excellence Project (BSEP), there is funding for library staffing and resources in every BUSD public school. Check us out! Berkeley School Libraries

*Summer Reading Recommendations! And online math and tech games!* Click on the links below.

* TK * K * 1st * 2nd * 3rd * 4th * 5th *  &  * Math and Tech Games *

Berkeley Schools Mock Newbery summer of 2016
Berkeley Schools Mock Newbery January 2017

Digital Citizenship

Cyber Savvy resources are provided to help students, families and the whole school community be safe and ethical in the digital world. Common Sense Media has extensive resources for educators and for families.

Looking for more recommended literature lists?

The Berkeley Public Library maintains book lists K-8 , themed book lists for all ages and direct links to award winning titles. Our local bookstores are also great places to pick up books to add to your permanent home library collection; IndieBound provides some of their recommendations.

The International Children’s Digital Library is a delightful online library of children’s books in many languages.

Every year, students throughout California vote on the best book through the California Young Reader Medal program.

Interested in supporting BUSD’s Libraries?

Join the Friends of BUSD Libraries! It’s fun, free and oh-so-rewarding. Even if you can’t come to a meeting, we’d love to have your input. Check us out online.