Library August Hours

The library will be open beginning August 1.  The hours are 7:30 am - 3:00 pm through August 11. Registration week, Aug. 14- Aug. 18, we will be open Monday - Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, Thursday, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm.  If you need to reach us by phone, the best number is (858) 748-0245, ext. 5466. 

If you have fines or lost textbooks that you would like to pay for online, click here for instructions. All fines must be taken care of to register with your class. There will be no fine payment during registration.

The library will be open for student use beginning Wednesday, August 30.  Until then, we will be checking out textbooks. 

AP Summer Assignments 2017

AP Summer Assignments 

If you are taking AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European Civilization, AP Psychology or AP Studio Art there are summer assignments.  Please click on the sun to get to the AP Summer Assignment 2017 page. If there is no assignment for your class, be patient, the teachers are working on them.  Please plan to check out your textbooks for the summer assignments on Thu., June 1 or Fri., June 2.

Subscription Database Password for 2017-18

The password has been updated for all the subscription databases.  If you can't wait until you have your new ID card, visit the PHS Library on My Connect. Or stop by the library and we will be happy to let you know the new password.

Studying for an SAT or ACT Test this summer?

Try Gale's TERC (Testing & Education Reference Center).  TERC offers two practice tests and online study books for SAT and ACT tests.  Login with our school username and password, then you will register to store all your personalized test prep information.
For help logging in or registering click here to view a quick how-to.


This is a free audiobook program that offers a weekly pair of audiobooks; one a classic and the other a contemporary YA title. The titles are available for download to your Overdrive app for one week.  They are free and once downloaded never expire.  This summer there will be a total of 32 titles offered. Click here to see a list of the 2017 Sync audiobooks.  Don't miss out on any, sign up to receive text alerts when the next titles are available by texting syncYA the number 25827.

EBSCO Discovery

Search our library book catalog and databases all at the same time. You will need to login with the library username and password (on the back of your ID card) to access the full text.
We have a print and digital subscription to this noteworthy weekly news magazine.  Please login as a student with the PHS library password moving the year to the front, for this resource only. If you need help, please ask.