Welcome to the Ortho Library!

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Vocabulary Word of the Week: NEFARIOUS
Congratulations to the students who participated in our first Book Club (September-October, 2019)!
We read "The Hate You Give" by Angie Thomas!
Book Club Participants
Book club participant

Congratulations to the students who completed the book for our 2nd Book Club,

"I'm Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter?

I'm  Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter



Our MakerSpace project on Donors Choose got fully funded! Come to the library to use the new equipment! We now have: 
  • A Cricut machine for decorations for the library, clubs and the school! You can also make cards for your friends and family!
Cricut machine
  • A button-maker for club fundraising and for fun!
Button Maker
  • Rubber mats, tools and paint for printmaking
Rubber mat
If you want to use any of these materials, come see Ms. Hollis in the library!
If you have more ideas for our MakerSpace, fill out this form!
Look at all these Book Lovers! 
Teachers! Want to bring your classes to the library?
First, check this schedule- Ortho Library Calendar- to see if the time you want is available.
Then, sign up using this Ortho Library Sign Up Form.
You may also sign up using this Reserve Facilities link.
Any questions? Email me: vlh4154@lausd.net 
Useful Links:
GoodReads (for Book Recommendations)
Where are the Public Libraries near Ortho?
The Pico Union Library is 1.6 miles northwest of Ortho.
The Los Angeles Central Library is 1.8 miles north of Ortho.
The Junipero Serra Library is 1.9 miles south of Ortho.
The Vernon- Leon H. Washington Memorial Library is 2.0 miles south of Ortho.

Ortho Library Hours

The library is open all day, 7:30am-3:45pm.

Students need a pass from their teacher to visit during class time. 

We are open:

Before School


Nutrition and Lunch

After School (except Tuesdays)


Not seeing the books or resources you want? Suggestions for our Library? Fill out this form!