Empire Gardens Elementary
Empire Gardens Elementary

Welcome to Empire Gardens Library

Click below to access your online catalog and resources links available to you from school or from home!

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Online Library Catalog - Catálogo en Internet de la bliblioteca

SJUSD Library
SJUSD Digital Library
This site will offer all students and teachers at SJUSD a one stop point of access to curricular supplemental digital resources from Research Databases to Enrichment Activities to E-books both in English and Spanish.

SJ Public Library
Use your ID card as your library card to access hundreds of E-books, audio, and Digital databases. Need help with homework? Try out the Online Homework Help option!
Need help on how to use your I.D. card. Click here.


News in the Spotlight

San Jose Public Library Partnership now active!

San Jose Library CardWhat Is Your Library Card # ?
Your Library Card Number is your student I.D. # plus a prefix: For example:
For students with a 6 digit Student ID #, add the prefix 21193000 + your Student ID Number
For students with a 5 digit student I.D. #, add the prefix 211930000 + your Student ID Number

What Is Your Pin?
Student Library Card PIN
By default, it is the birth month and day following this format: (MMDD)
For single digit days or months, use a zero preceding the number.
Examples:  December 12 = 1212   •    June 1 = 0601   •    April 14 = 0414
Once you have your log-in information, click HERE to log in to the public library.

Opt-out Forms are available if you choose not to be a part of this partnership and you do not want your basic information shared with the SJPL.  Please download this form, sign and return to your Librarian in your school library.

Formulario de exclusion (Tarjeta de estudiante de la Biblioteca de San José)


Databases for Research


Home Access: UN = SJUSD PW = 4Research!
No Password needed for on site usage


Home Access:  UN = sanjose PW = sjusd
No password needed for on site usage.


No password request


Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators.

Proquest Culture

Fascinating information – interviews, bios, images, and more from countries around the world.

Britannica School

Britannica Escolar





Home Access:  UN = sjusd PW = teachingbooksk12
No password needed for on site usage.

Books come to life with this engaging collection of resources!


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