Our libraries are here for information, collaboration, and contemplation. We are here for students, teachers and staff. As your librarian, I see my responsibility as providing the skills, tools and resources to help others to seek information in all of its forms and translate it into something more.
My mission is to empower others to fully live their mission.
When can students use the library?
How does checkout work?
How long can books be checked out?
Are their fines?
Do all the libraries have computers?
Where do you get those cool glasses?
Elementary students have a weekly library class to check out books and some teachers have arranged to have opportunities to check out books on a daily basis. The Middle School and High School Libraries are available during class time and we encourage teachers to set a regular time for students to visit. Contact Mrs. Krejci to schedule.
All students check out books using their lunch number. Teachers and staff may have an account that uses their lunch number or another assigned number. All we really need is your name, and your account can be pulled up that way. For teachers, this account lists all of your equipment as well. If you are in the library and need a resource outside of staffed hours, just leave your name and the barcode number found on the front sticker.
These vary between schools and sometimes the items, but most are one to two weeks. Books can be renewed, but there may be a limit based on popularity. Elementary students are limited to two books at a time. Middle school and high school students do not have a limit, but they should only be checking out what they can read in two weeks. Teachers do not have limit and do not have to renew books or materials.
For elementary students, there are no fines. For Middle School and High School, students are fined ten cents per day. There is a grace period and days are based on school days in session. Fine money is used to purchase additional books for the library. Students can pay fines in the Middle School or High School libraries and the fine list is posted each week.
We have a 1:1 program in the Middle School and High School and great labs to work with, so we no longer house student computers in the library. We work closely with our technology team to meet the needs of all students, so if you have something you need, please let us know how we can help you.
The most important thing to know is that the library and the librarian are here for students and staff to achieve what you need. We are partners with teachers to give the students the space, skills and tools to be successful. Just ask!
The glasses you can get at any pharmacy, however, to get the chain...that you have to go to library school for. When I get my masters degree, I will also be eligible to wear a bun.
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