Library Staff

Catherine Azevedo
Library Media Assistant

“Our Library Media Assistant, Mrs. Catherine Azevedo (Mrs. Cat), can be found in our newly refurbished library. The colorful and inviting library welcomes students to read, do homework or just relax. Mrs. Cat truly believes books can transport you to worlds beyond your imagination.”

Library and Media Center

Dr. Seuss QuoteJohn J. Montgomery has an outstanding library and media center containing a wide variety of books, computers, audio-visual materials, and other equipment.

Library Checkout Procedures (Distance Learning)

Number one
It is your DESTINY to check out books from your school library, even during distance learning!

Follow these easy steps to access your school library's DESTINY so you can place books on hold you want to pick up and read.

Number one
Visit the website
Number two
Click on your school's name
Number three
Click on "Log in" (top right corner)
Number four
Enter your student ID number for both the username and password, click on "Log in"
Number five
From here you can search the catalog and place books on hold.
(Please ignore the message that will pop up. The system thinks you are at school every day and you are not right now. See #6 below)
Number six
Your School Library Media Assistant will contact you when books are ready for you to pick up at school.

Textbook Use and Replacement

The following files are in PDF format.
Find AR Books

Use the AR BookFinder to find out if the book your child is reading has an AR test. Most, but not all library books have an AR quiz.

AR Book Finder

What is the Accelerated Reader Program?

Accelerated Reader (AR), created by Renaissance Learning, Inc., is an individualized reading program used at John J. Montgomery to assess and improve each student’s reading skills and to increase reading enjoyment. Read the Parent's Guide to AR BookFinder to learn more.

Young Authors

Once a month students from kindergarten through 6th grade are recognized by their classroom teacher for their fantastic effort in writing. Parents and students are welcome to visit Montgomery’s library and view our display of young authors.

Wall display of Young Authors works

John J. Montgomery Elementary School

  • 2010 Daniel Maloney Dr.
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  • San Jose, CA 95121
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  • Phone: 408-270-6718
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  • Fax: 408-223-4848
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