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Tanaka Libary

Jensen, Julie

Welcome to the Tanaka Elementary Library, where we foster and encourage a love of reading and learning. Our library is designed to provide a welcoming and inviting space that motivates students to explore new worlds and ideas. We pride ourselves on having an extensive collection of books, ranging from classic literature to new and trending titles, alongside educational resources to support classroom learning. Our experienced library staff is always on hand to help you select the perfect book or educational tool. Visit us today and see what Tanaka Elementary Library can offer you!

Julie Jensen

702-799-2504 ext 4026



Students kindergarten through fifth grade come to library once every six days. Books are due the next time they come to the library.  Students do not check out if they do not return the book or books.  There are no fines for late books.  The only time payment is required is if the book is lost or damaged beyond repair.  Please contact the library at 702-799-2504 with any questions.

Kindergarten--1 book (Students will not bring them home until after winter break)
First Grade--1 book
Second Grade--2 books
Third Grade--2 books
Fourth Grade--3 books
Fifth Grade--3 books

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"Camp Read-A-Lot!"

Thank you to everyone who participated!

You can check out the photos from our field trip on the Library bulletin board.

Book Fair

April 29 - May 6

8:35 to 11:50 AM  12:30 to 3:45 PM

Parents and Pastries

April 30, 7:30 to 8:30 AM


May 3, 7:30 to 8:30 AM

Battle of the Books
Students in fourth and fifth grade may participate in Battle of the Books.  Students read the 8 books listed below.  They will be on a team of 4 to answer questions about these books in a Jeopardy Style game.  Student may choose their own teammates.  There will be a weekly book club for these titles.  Information will come home with interested students at a later date.  Please contact me if you have any questions.
Battle of the Books Battles
Will be added at a later date.

Battle of the Books 2023

  • City of Thieves (Battle Dragons, book 1) by Alex London

  • Da Vinci's Cat by Catherine Gilvert Murdock

  • Thunderous by M.L. Smoker

  • Weird Kid by Greg Van Eekhout

  • Willis Wilbur Wows the World by Lindsey Leavitt

  • Willodeen by Katherine Applegate

  • Freewater by Amina Lugman-Dawson

  • Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal about the Japanese American Incarderation by Elizabeth Partridge

Do you want to do some research? 
Read a book online? or see if there is a book in the Tanaka Library?

Use the links below!


The link above will take you to WorldBook online. You cansearch for many topics and see articles, videos, charts, graphs, pictures and more! You choose the level you want.  You will need the following information to log in.
Username: ccsd2
Password: ccsd2

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When you click on this link go to Elementary Explora and you can search for animals, people, plants, planets, and many other things.  If you click on html or pdf text you will find the whole article.  Hint: pdf has pictures too!
Username: ccsd
Password: bighorn21!

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You can go to the Clark County library website to search for books, use databases, homework help, and more.  You will login with your barcode from your library card and the password is the pin number you use to check out.

Las Vegas Clark County Library District
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To research countries, states or Canadian provinces click on the above link.
To enter the database

you will need:
Username: nevada
Password: silver


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If you would like to read a book online or have one read aloud, please click on the link above.  You can also download them to a tablet.
Username: tanaka
Password: school

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You can search the Tanaka Library using this site.  You will need to click on Tanaka Elementary login:
Username: Student ID number
Password: Your first name
Then click on catalog and change to Destiny Discover on the left.
You can search for books in the library, search databases, and websites.
You can see what books have checked out too!

Tanaka We Are One Dragon Head

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School

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