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Library Services

Hours

  • Library is open from  7:25 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.  The students who visit the library before school, during lunch, and after school are required to stay until the bell rings for them to go to their next class.
  • The librarian will scheduled visits with 6th grade ELAR classes every two weeks (if possible).
  • Non-scheduled library visits require a library pass and sign-in at the Circulation Desk.  Students return to class as soon as they have checked in/checked out books.

Etiquette

  • Respect other library users by working, studying, and reading quietly.
  • Keep the library clean by not eating, drinking, or chewing gum.
  • Keep the library neat by disposing of trash properly and pushing in chairs.
  • Cell phone use is prohibited in the library unless it is part of the instruction.

Areas of Interest

  • 4 OPAC Computer Stations
  • Books: Reference, Nonfiction, Biography, Fiction, Story Collection, Easy, Spanish, and New Books.
  • Magazines and Popular Reference
  • 2 Leisure reading areas

Computers

  • Permission from library staff must be obtained prior to usage (including printing).
  • Library catalog, Microsoft programs, Accelerated Reader (AR), and Internet.
  • Parent permission required to use Internet (form received in registration packet).
  • Internet safety must be practiced at all times. See SBCISD Acceptable Use Policy  resources.

Checkouts

  • Two books are allowed to be checked out at a time for a two week period.
  • Fines will be charged for overdue, damaged, and lost books: 10 cents a day per overdue book and replacement cost per lost book.
  • Checkouts restricted until all overdue books are returned and all fines are paid.
  • If a book is overdue, then the student is not allowed to check out books until the overdue book is returned.
  • If the student owes a fine, the student will only be allowed to check out one book until the fine is paid.