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Students and Parents, The Library is open every Monday for grades 2-5 during lunch recess. Come on by and read quietly, catch up on homework or play a game!

Buena Vista Elementary School Library Hours*

Monday   7:00am-3:30pm

Tuesday   7:00am-3:30pm

Wednesday   7:00am-11:00am

Thursday   Closed

Friday   Closed

*Library hours are subject to change due to district meetings and holidays. 


Scholastic Book Fair - May 2012

Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!!

May 22nd- 24th

In the Buena Vista Library

Please visit the book fair and purchase some books for your child or grandchild!



Tuesday & Wednesday: 7:30-8:30 am

                                       2:00-3:00 pm

Thursday:  7:30-8:30 am

                 1:00-2:00 pm


In addition, the Book Fair will be open Tuesday – Thursday during your child’s lunch recess.  They may bring money with them in an envelope designated for “Book Fair” at this time as well.


Watch for the Teacher’s Wish List when you visit the Book Fair.  You can donate a book as a special gift to your child’s classroom library.


Your child can also bring in spare change they may have to fill the ONE FOR BOOKS

box.  This is a fundraiser that benefits our school library.

California Young Reader Medal

2012 CYRM Results at Buena Vista


  1. I Need My Monster- 86 votes

      2. Let’s Do Nothing– 66 votes

      3. On Meadowview Street– 49 votes

      4. Princess Hyacinth– 38 votes

      5. The Odd Egg– 19 votes 


  1. Alvin Ho, Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things

      2. Violet Raines Almost Got Struck by Lightning

      3.  The Small Adventure of Popeye and Elvis    

Picture Books for Older Readers 

  1. Wabi Sabi

2. Goal & Henry’s Freedom Box (tie) 

And the Statewide winner for the CYRM is....coming soon!

Fun Library Links

California Young Reader Medal (January-March)


Carlsbad City Library


Read Across America- Dr. Seuss’ Birthday (March 2nd)


National Poetry Month (April)


Reading Rockets



Library Media Technician:

Kathy Connally   (760) 331-5488 


Students are scheduled to visit the library once a week for 30 minutes with their class. During this time, 10-15 minutes are used for library skills, story time or book/author talks with the remaining 15-20 minutes for students to browse and checkout books.

In addition, the library is open on Monday afternoons until 3:00 pm and Thursday mornings at 7:45 am for parents and students. Please come by for a visit!