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Mission Statement:   

  • To develop strong reading habits and skills for students ensuring long term academic success.
  • To provide books that are engaging and of interest to children.
  • To provide resources to enrich teacher’s curriculum and the learning experience. 
  • Allowing students to meet the challenges of a 21st Century society.

Tumblebooks at Home Directions

To access the Oceanside Public Library link to Tumblebooks 

The site has been updated.  Some things are the same.  Many are different.

  1. Click on the tumblebooks link
  2. On the right hand side, there is a “magnifying glass”  next to the word “TumbleSearch”.  Click on the plus sign.
  3. Scroll down to the blue box at the bottom of the page that is “Search by AR level”
  4. Click on the down arrow and choose your reading level.
  5. Click on Go
  6. It is now the same as before.  Be sure to click on the blue word “info” to get the AR quiz number and exact reading level.
  7. There are several new searches available in the other boxes… by author, by subject, by “TumbleTime” (this lets you know how long it will take to read the book)

Hope this helps.

Library News


Palmquist Library Update
Official library hours for students:  8:30 to 1:00
Accelerated Reader program:
Parents can look up books to see if books are in the program.
To check on your child's AR progress,
Best Foot Forward list.:
This year’s Reading Rewards:
            10 points         pencil
            20 points         treasure chest
            30 points         book
            40 points         ice cream
            50 points         AR shirt
            75 points         pizza party
            100 points       movie and popcorn with the principal
            150 points       first star for your lanyard
BFF books are each worth  half of a  point (.5)
Charlene West - Librarian
Charlene West - Librarian

Library Volunteers

Many parents volunteer to make our library the best in the district!

Mrs. West, Mrs. Wharton, and Mrs. Helgesen have kept our library running for 48 years!
Thanks to our librarians for keeping the library up and running