Mark Schneider » Arroyo High School Library, San Lorenzo USD

Arroyo High School Library, San Lorenzo USD

September 29, 2020-- Electronic Books are In!!!! Nearly 50 New, most popular titles added to our catalog for student checkout until the District allows us to do Curbside Checkouts . . . To access the new Ebooks, click on the catalog link. In the search box, put the word EBooks. Then hit the "Keyword" box and you will see all the choices. To check ONE book out (limit one per patron until we add hundreds more as planned) just click on the Title you want.                                                             EBook titles are automatically checked out to students for 5 weeks, and you are limited to ONE EBook at a time, so pick wisely. Thank you. 
Note that once you are in the Arroyo High School catalog, you can search by Author, Title, Subject (narrow) or Keyword (broad). Enter your search term, then hit the proper search type (author, etc.)
The AHS Library has over 28,000 Media Items including books, Playaway (audio books), & DVDs (& VHS) movies for instructional purposes
Check out our catalog
Basic Search Strategy Tutorials-- Done in Collaboration between Mr. Schneider, with AHS English teacher Samuel Oh
RESOURCES during the Coronavirus Health Lockdown--
FREE EBook access-- both educational Non-Fiction and Fiction to pass the time--
Free Fiction EBooks and Audiobooks-- (mainly at the High School level)-- Note-- Please IGNORE the password request, just click on the desired book/resource and it should open, no password needed. (Thank you to Ms. Marks of San Lorenzo High Library for the links to Alameda County Library resources)
Streaming History Videos from PBS & Ken Burns-- with curriculum support--
Reference-- Encyclopedia Britannica Online Launch Pack, Science & Social Studies-- for access, Access ID is sanlorenzo; Passcode is slzusd-- Link at
Online Streaming Educational Videos in all subjects, from Learn 360
Note-- you will need to open a Google Chrome Browser to access these, and log into the Apps with the bright "waffle" shape on your Google page. Then open a new tab, and use the link from the San Lorenzo High homepage (thank you, Ms. Marks) to access full Video access--
NEW 2020-21 Resource Links from the San Leandro Manor Library for all students--
Including, how to get a FREE Library Card if you are an AHS student, also special programming for students--
And-- a Free Cell Phone Power Bank when you sign up, link here--
Through AHS's Links to State Public Library resources, we recommend virtual tutoring through the California State Library system (& affiliated with The Princeton Review) at Note you will need a Library Card from either San Leandro or San Lorenzo public libraries (which you can get online for free)
Also, new, for students with African and/or African-American ancestry, there is free tutoring available Tuesdays and Thursdays online from 5-7 pm, as well as additional cultural activities offered at other times. Link is at
Library Hours & Contact
Mark Schneider,
AHS Teacher Librarian-- as of Sept. 2020, my Virtual Office Hours are 9:30--10:30 Thursday; email me to arrange a meeting.
Dorothy Fitzgerald, AHS Library Media Technician
(510) 317-4052
2020-21 School Year Hours:
We are closed for the Shelter in Place. We are working on a plan for remote curbside checkout to students if the district allows it. We will also update all links to our remote online resources with the start of the 2020-21 School year.
Email us @ Teacher Librarian
Library Media Technician