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Library Policies and Procedures

Student Expectations

The library is an extension of the classroom. When in the library, students are expected to conduct themselves in a manner that is conducive to reading, learning, and study.

  • Walk--don't run
  • Speak softly
  • Work quietly or sit and read
  • Use appropriate language at all times
  • Treat others with respect
  • Listen attentively to teachers

Library Hall Passes

Students may visit the library without a library pass after school each day (3:30-4:00).

Students who visit during class time must have a library pass with the student's name, date, time, and teacher's signature.

Students who visit the library before school (7:45) and at lunch MUST have a library pass from a teacher.

Visiting the Library During Class Periods

Teachers may bring an entire class to check out/return books or to work on research or projects for that class.

Teachers may also give students a pass to go to the library individually or in small groups.

Library/Library Computer Lab Rules

  • No food, drinks, or gum
  • No backpacks
  • No heavy jackets or coats
  • Do not access:
  • Chat rooms, Facebook, etc
  • Sites with inappropriate language, pictures, or topics
  • Email

Circulation Information

  • Books are checked out for 2 weeks.
  • Checkout limit is 4 books.
  • Do not allow anyone to check out books in your name.
  • Overdue fine is 5 cents per school day.
  • You may renew a book 1 time.
  • You may place a title that is checked out on hold.
  • Overdue reminders will be sent to your English class.