Taft Charter High School Library
Home of the Toreadores


Student Resources


Student Emails

To access the digital libraries remotely and your district email you need to have set up your District Single Sign On. This will also give you access to Google apps like Google docs, Google calendar, and Google sheets. If you want to learn more about how you can utilize this collaborative tool, ask your teacher librarian. 


  • Click Activate student email
  • Choose Student
  • Click activate account/resent password
  • Click Agree on the Acceptable Use Policy
  • Enter LAUSD ID number, birth date, and PIN.
  • ~If you do not have your PIN ask your teacher to retrieve it from My Data~
  • Create a new password


Citation Generators/Rules


To use the computers on campus and in the library each student must have submitted an Responsible Use Policy Form. These can be printed from the link below, or found in the library. Please know that you are held responsible for your actions when using school and district computers. 

Research Tools

Loan Policy

Books: Three materials may be check out at a time for a period of two weeks. 
Magazines: Overnight only
Videos/DVDs: One Week (Teachers only)
Audiocassettes/CDs: One Week
Reference: Library use only


$.10/ per day per material overdue

Lost: Students are responsible for paying full replacement costs. 

Damaged: Students must take responsibility for damages. 


The library has 24 networked Internet ready PC computers with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher). All are networked to a black&white printer. 

Printing Cost

Printing is free for less than 10 pages.

10 pages or more is 10 cents a page. Starting at $1.00

There is NO Copy Machine in the Library