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Teachers and Students: Reserve, Review, and More!

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Teachers may send Ms. Cedillo and email or stop by the library to make a reservation or to plan a collaboration.  
Teachers and students: have you read a book that you strongly recommend? If the answer is yes and our library does not currently have this book, fill out THIS FORM to recommend that the library acquires this title for our collection.
Teachers and students: read a book and want to review it, but you really need to talk about it, follow this link to record your book tok!

Check out your local public library. You may visit online to place holds on books or request an inter library loan with your LAPL student success library card. 

Use this LAPL Student Success Card Retrieval Form if you forgot your card number or pin.

LAPL Student Success Card




LACounty card

The Los Angeles County Library system is a separate entity from LAPL. You may get an LA County Digital Library Card here. Search their website here or add your LA County Library card to your Libby account for access to even more resources. 

Los Angeles County Library







Did The Hunger Games trilogy leave you hungering for more? Then you might enjoy Victoria Aveyard's Red Queen series!
Click HERE to start finding new books based on your interests, authors, genres, and more!

Q: I really enjoyed my last book and I want to read another book that is similar...where can I find something like that? A: Find my Read Alike! 




Project lit movement

Read 3 or more Project Lit books to earn a Project Lit certificate and a Schoology badge!

Project Lit. Reading Journal

What Should I Read Next?






BATTLE OF THE BOOKSSee Ms. Cedillo in the Library for more details.

Team reading and a battle of wits! 









Millionaire ReadersBecome a Cougar Millionaire Reader!  Read one million words or more this school year. Track your books and word count on this form. Submit your completed form to Mrs. Cedillo in the library by June 1st. 

Millionaire Reader Incentives 

  • Millionaire Readers will receive a Schoology Brag Badge for every school year of achievement.
  • Millionaire Readers will receive a Certificate of Achievement to include in your Kennedy High School senior portfolio for every school year of achievement.
  • Book Basket Raffle Entry: All millionaires will be entered into the library book basket raffle.
Access teen book lists, award winner lists, and book related websites. Click the image to go to LAPL Teen Web
JFKHS's Destiny Book Catalog

Locate books in our school library collection. Search by keyword, title and author, or browse through special collections. Place a hold on a book. Review your account for items checked out. Read a book you chose from Destiny and write a review using this FORM. Click on the image to learn more!
Destiny Discover
Find out which of your new favorite YA books are being turned into films! Click the image below to learn more, including where to watch them!
Epic Reads
These award winning books have been selected for teens and have a broad range of interests and maturity levels. Search 4,000+ books, audiobooks, and films from YALSA's book awards and book lists. Click on the YALSA icon to search!
Searching for books with a corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® quiz is easy with Accelerated Reader Bookfinder®. Click the AR icon to search!
AR Bookfinder

Library Vision, Mission, and Philosophy


Creating a culture of critical thought, collaboration, inclusion, and perseverance to empower and educate today's youth.



Inspire students to engage in rigorous inquiry by examining diverse points of view, applying technology, and collaborating to solve current and future problems.


Ms. Cedillo's Philosophy

The library is a safe space for reading, research, creativity, collaboration, and volunteering.



Ms. Marina Cedillo, Teacher Librarian

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Library Hours

Before  School : 8:00 am - 8:30am

Cougar Time - Closed for Upstanders

Period 1 - Open

Period 2 - Open

Period 3 -Open

Period 4 - 2nd Half

Lunch - Open 

Period 5 - Closed for AP Research 

Period 6 - Open   

After School 3:26 pm - 3:56 pm

Closed After School on Tuesdays 
Minimum days hours may differ