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Scholastic book fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the library at JMS! 

When: Monday, May 6--Friday, May 10

Where: JMS Library

Time: 8 a.m.-- 2:30 p.m.

Get ready to find great books at great prices and some fun novelty items! 

Pick up a brochure in the school library for a book fair preview!


Author Visit: Scott Sussman


Cover of The Shining Adventures of Shelpa McStorm book

On Thursday, November 15, 2018 author and illustrator Scott Sussman visited Jefferson Middle School!  Author of the chapter book, The Shining Adventures of Shelpa McStorm, along with several picture books, Mr. Sussman discussed his life as a writer and the joy of reading.  


To purchase an autographed copy of his books please see Mrs. Luft in the library for an order form.  



New Library Books

Amulet  Supernova Baby-sitters Club  Kristy s Great Idea  Screeenshot  Defenders of the Realm  Frozen Charlotte  OCDaniel  Zelda #3  Invisible Emmie  Forget Me  Molly s Story  Misty Copeland  Anthony Davis   Gal Gadot  Chadwick Boseman  Stephen Curry  Ezekiel Elliot

Contact and Hours

Library Media Technician

Kathleen Luft

Jefferson Middle School Phone


Library Hours

8:00am - 2:30pm

How to Check-out a Library Book

With your ID card: Students can check-out up to 3 library books with their ID card.

Without your ID card:  Students can check-out 1 book at a time without their ID card.

Students must return any overdue library books and pay any unpaid lost library book fines before they check out a library book.

If you have a question about your library record please see Mrs. Luft in the library.  


Please see Mrs. Luft to check-out your school textbooks.  All students take home 5 textbooks for home use and then return them at the end of year.

Student Aeries Portal

If you need help accessing your student portal please see Mrs. Luft in the library.

Online Resources

Use the online databases listed below for your research needs:

Britannica School Middle 

ProQuest  (coming soon)

The Oceanside Public Library also has online databases available.  Use your library card to access them!