Year of the ReaderReading with your student is the most important activity you can do with your child to support their education. For example, did you know children understand stories read aloud at a higher comprehension level than what they can read on their own? Get more tips like this one from The Year of the Reader initiative for 2016–17 at BUSD’s website.

book stackBook Lending Policies

  • Children may check out one or two books each week, and may renew books until they are completed.
  • Students must return a signed permission slip before checking out any books.
  • Parents will be charged for the replacement of any lost or damaged books.
  • Report cards will be held at the end of the year for any students who have not cleared their library book accounts.

Please if you have any questions or concerns.

Oxford Library is Online!

Oxford’s lovely library is on the basement level—but its rooms have expanded into cyberspace. Librarian Karen Sasamoto and technology teacher Robin Harley maintain a new Oxford Library site as part of the Libraries portal of the BUSD website. It’s a portal to a number of online resources that are free to the Oxford community.

To get to there, click “→ Library Site” on the toolbar above (it’s on every page)

The Oxford library site includes a Reading Suggestions database organized by topic, our Library Catalog, a robust Research portal with World Book Encyclopedia/Enciclopedia Estudiantil and other tools, our Class Projects portal, Google Classroom and many STEM resources.

Tales2go logoAlso available in our library portal: more than 4,000 audiobooks, for listening via computer, tablet or phone, thanks to BUSD Library’s Tales2go account.

What’s at Tales2Go for elementary school students

See the BUSD Library’s Tales2go page for login and easy instructions (written or video).

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