Professional Library and Learning Resource Display Center

Our purpose is to support educators and families in K-12 schools throughout Ventura County and offer curriculum and professional development resources as well as research and other assistance.

Professional Library

Alexandria Library Catalog / Alexandria

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Our collection, which focuses on K-12 education, includes the following resources:

Over 2,200 books and other media covering all aspects of teaching and staff development.
Over 30 in-house periodicals and a large database of online, full-text journal articles providing research on educational topics.
Current documents created by the California Department of Education.

Library Lending Policy: You must show current proof of residency in Ventura County (i.e., driver's license) and/or employment in Ventura County Schools to borrow materials from the library.

Materials may be checked out for 3 weeks.

For library services please contact Ashlee Nishiya at or 805-437-1340.

School Library Support

For Librarian of Record services, please contact Lisa Salas Brown at

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Model School Library Standards for California Public Schools Approved by the California State Board of Education on September 6, 2010, for grades K-12.

California Department of Education - School Libraries

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Author Matt Boardman gives us a peek into the life of the early Chumash Indians through the coming of age of his main character, Badger Claws. This fictional story provides students in grades 3-5 with information about early Ventura County history. Paperback copies can be purchased through our library in both English and Spanish for $10.00 each (plus tax).  For more information, please contact Ashlee Nishiya at

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Learning Resource Display Center (LRDC)

Instructional materials approved by the State of California in grades K-8 are on display for the public to view in the following subject areas: English/Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, History/Social Science, Foreign Language, Health, and Visual and Performing Arts. Appointments are recommended for groups to reserve space to review these materials.

Materials provided by educational publishers for the adoption process include the following:

  • Pupil and teacher editions
  • Teachers supplementary resources
  • Software and video support

These materials are for review only and do not circulate.

CDE Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Materials

CDE Publications 2015 Resources Catalog