Home of the Explorers!

(805) 289-1800 | 247 Hill Rd. Ventura 93003 || Office Hours 8:00 - 4:00 M-F (except school holidays)

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Our Mission

The Balboa Middle School library provides students and staff with a welcoming space to seek out and use information, read, work, teach and learn. We endeavor to facilitate curiosity amongst the Balboa family by offering opportunities to develop new skills and to explore emerging technologies in a safe, clean and engaging environment.  

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Library

     Library Hours:
  • Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Closed at lunch on Tuesdays when the "Battle of the Books" Club meets

            

     What’s in the Library?

  • Over 8,000 books
  • 19 computers (Windows)
  • 6 Raspberry Pi's (with Minecraft Pi edition!)
  • Magazines and periodicals
  • Color/black and white printers 
  • Playing cards, chess, checkers and other board games
  • Internet Access - student Net Use Agreement must be on file and students must follow posted rules.
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Library Staff


 
Michael Cromie
Library Media Teacher
(805) 289-1800 x 2019
  Lauri Matthews
Library Clerk
(805) 289-1800 x 2055 

Class Resources


 




 

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