Sts. Simon & Jude School Library maintains an inventory of approximately 12,000 books, including numerous reference books, encyclopedias, magazines, biographies, fiction and non-fiction books and audio and videotapes. The library catalog and circulation of materials is computerized and computers are available for research. We have access to the Internet on all computers.

Hours: Monday through Friday 7:30 A.M. to 3:15 P.M.
Phone Number: 714.962.1602
Staff: Marta Shively, Librarian and Petra Garcia, Librarian

Renaissance Home Connect Information

Below you will find the link to Renaissance Home Connect. This link will enable you to check your child’s Star Reading progress. For easier access you may bookmark it or save it as a favorite on your desktop. Sign in using your child’s username and password that he/she uses to take reading quizzes at school. You may check his/her progress and set up your email to receive notices when he/she takes a quiz. Additionally, students are able to take quizzes on books purchased or borrowed from outside the SSJ school library. When you are logged in to Renaissance Home Connect, in the bottom right hand corner you will find a link to AR BookFinder. This is where you can check to see if a book has a reading quiz available. If your child has forgotten his/her username and/or password please send an email to Mrs. Garcia at or Mrs. Shively at

Important Links

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