The Rancho Bernardo High School Friends of the Library is a non -profit, volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the RBHS Library in meeting the intellectual, curricular, and technological needs of all Rancho Bernardo High School students and staff through fundraising and advocacy.
Money RBHS FOL has raised over 10 year span
Number of Books FOL Purchased since 2007
Students We Serve Per Year
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“Bronco Families, The RBHS Library is fundamental to student success at RBHS. The money raised by the Friends of the Library (FOL) supports both additional staffing as well as the purchase of high quality materials to ensure students have access to resources that will help them to be college and career ready. The RBHS library is a thriving hub on campus. It’s thanks to the hard work and dedication of our library staff, volunteers, FOL, and the donations received from parents and families that the RBHS library is able to sustain such high quality resources and support for student learning. We encourage you to get connected to the RBHS Library and FOL.”David LeMaster
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RBHS Library Resources
RBHS students and teachers are encouraged to use the library’s extensive curriculum-tailored book collection and our online databases. Use of our online databases, such as Gale Student Resource Center, gives students access to thousands of quality articles in E-reference collections, online journals and popular and academic magazines. Use Discovery Education to view or download educational video clips and images. These resources have been selected to help our students do even better. RBHS Students receive instruction on: The Research Cycle * Developing questions * Using graphic organizers * Using the library catalog * Using books for research * Reading for information * Thesis statements * Creating an outline Evaluating websites and sources * Using on-line databases * Organizing research * Citing sources in MLA * Avoiding Plagiarism * Making storyboards * Shooting & Editing videos * Redundancy * Manipulating video * Prezis and PowerPoints * Using Excel & MS Word * Media Literacy * …..and much more.
Hours of Operation:
Mondays – Thursdays
7:00 am to 4:00 pm
7:00 am to 3:00 pm
Overdrive Digital Collection
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Printing and Scanning
“What I love about the RBHS Library is the helpful and friendly attitude the librarians have, and the student-friendly atmosphere the library gives off. If it also wasn’t obvious enough, since it is a library, I love the books! The variety of books the library has makes me want to stay in there for hours just reading all the books I can.”Karen
“The librarians are super helpful and there are always new books to read.”Marina
“This library has a variety of resources for people to really explore and enjoy the topics that define us as human beings.”Suhas
“The Rancho Bernardo High School library stands out from all of the district’s noteworthy libraries in that it is the only one with a long history of community, teacher and staff support. Specifically, the RBHS Friends of the Library hosts fundraisers to to support not only new book purchases, but additional support staff as well. And, it is each of these unique attributes which lend to the universal appreciation of the library which is shared by teachers, staff and students alike.”Andrene Dziubinski
“Did you know RBHS’ Friends of the Library supports our student poets? Last year 70 students participated in a poetry contest which showcased our talented writers.“Jeannine Ugalde