About the JMS Library


Mission Statement:

The Jefferson Library is committed to preparing students to be information literate – to effectively access, evaluate, use, and integrate information and ideas into their lives. The library strives to foster an environment that encourages intellectual curiosity and independent, creative thinking.

Online Books with SORA: 

 Sora login  (Click on icon)

Install the SORA App on your smartphone, tablet, or chromebook to have access to hundreds of books online. To begin, go to SoraApp.com, select Torrance Unified School District, and then log on as a TUSD Student with your TUSD username and password. You'll then have access to hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks. 

Library Services:

  • Students may visit the library at snack, during lunch, and after school from 3p-4p.
  • Students can check out up to 2 library books at a time for two weeks using their student ID.
  • There are no late or overdue fines, but there are fines for lost or damaged books and materials.
  • Checked out books are available for renewal.

Desiree De La Cruz - Librarian 
Phone - ext. 8521