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Library Policies 313
Library Policies
The teacher-librarians assist teachers in planning assignments that make use of available resources to develop the students’ information literacy skills and to support curriculum-based assignments.  These range from necessary skills needed to use reference materials as well as other specific print sources, to the use of more sophisticated skills using outside libraries, databases, critical analysis of print and online sources, and other virtual tools.
Teacher Librarians:
Ms. C. Neale (Dept. Head)

Ms. Argueta (​ Interim Dept. Head)      
Ms. Maropakis

Library Technician: 
Ms. Banwait 
Monday to Friday, 8:40 am to 2:45 pm
(dependent on Teacher-Librarian availability)​
Loan Materials:  
Student cards or timetables are mandatory to borrow library materials. You must present your student card when borrowing or renewing materials. There is a maximum of 3 items on loan for any given topic.

Loan Periods:
Overdue Fine
Books (except reference)
Three weeks
$0.25 per day, $3.00 maximum per item
Reference books
$1.00 per day, $6.00 maximum per item
One week
$0.25 per day, $3.00 maximum per item
Audio/Visual materials
One week
$0.25 per day, $3.00 maximum per item

Loaned materials may be renewed, provided that any outstanding overdue fines are paid first and no other student has requested the item. Please have your book/item with you in order to renew it and have the new due date stamped.
Computers:  Not available during lunchtime
The library offers several computers for student use on a first-come, first-serve basis. One of these computers is also outfitted with a flatbed scanner. Students must present a student card or timetable at the front desk in order to use a computer. *Please note: If the library has been booked for a class, computers may not be available for students & students must adhere to expectations listed below when using computers in the library.

Students may print at 10 cents per page (8.5" x 11", black & white only). Students' accounts are given a credit of $5.00 for printing at the start of the school year. Students may refill their accounts at a coin-operated station in the library.

A  photocopier is available for student use at 10 cents per copy. (8.5" x 11", black & white only). - the photocopier is also connected to the $5.00 credit on your account.  Students may refill their accounts at a coin-operated station in the library the same way as the print balance.
The following rules and expectations are in place to ensure that students have a quiet, clean, and comfortable workspace that is free of distractions. Please respect these rules or you will be asked to leave:
  • Students may use the library while on lunch or with teacher permission during classes.
  • No food or drink is to be consumed in the library.
  • Work and speak quietly while using the library.
  • Students must present a student ID or a timetable at the front desk to use a computer.
  • Students must present a student ID or a timetable in order to sign out materials from the library.
  • Computers are available for school work only: chat,  video games, and social media sites are not permitted.  Also, the school computer use policy applies to library computers.
  • The library staff is NOT responsible for personal belongings.  Students are responsible for their own belongings & are cautioned to leave valuables at home or secured in their lockers.

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