Media Center Procedures and Expectations

Media Center Procedures and Expectations

Books have a loan period of three weeks, with 1 renewal allowed. Fines are .$25/day but do not begin accruing until a book is 4 weeks overdue (when the fine totals $5.00). Students may have 5 books at any one time but may not check out books if they have still have books outstanding. To avoid replacement fees, please return all materials in the condition in which they are checked out. Overdue notices will be handed out in English classes.

Media Center Hours 
Monday-Thursday: 6:30-3:00 p.m. 
Friday:  6:30-2:30 p.m.

Media Computers 
Media computers house various online databases and our automated card catalog for student and faculty use.  Our webpage can be used as an excellent link to specific web pages and educational sites. The computers may also be used for Internet searching if the student has a signed Internet user agreement on file. The Internet may only be used for school related assignments. Classes receive top priority during the school day.  

Students may use the media center during study hall and lunch periods for quiet study, project collaboration and research if they sign up online. The form opens at 2:10 pm the day before and closes at 7:05 am every morning. You may only sign up for 1 day at a time, 1 time per day. If you have not signed up for the day's study hall on-line, you may not come to the library for study hall unless you have a yellow pass from a classroom teacher with specific information regarding the emergency situation that requires library use. If sign-up is full, do not come to the Media Center during study hall--you will not be given access. You MUST be in the library before the tardy bell rings to be allowed to stay for study hall. Late students will need a PLASCO to stay in library study hall. (If you are tardy more than three times, you will lose your Media Center study hall access.) You must have your ID with you, present it to library staff upon entry, and use it to scan in when you arrive for study hall and to scan out when you leave. By signing up for library time, you agree to follow the rules of the Media Center. Failure to follow sign-up and library rules will result in loss of privileges.

Computer Labs 
Labs are available through the on-line lab scheduling system.  All teachers may use the labs for their classes. All students must sign in on the sheet housed in the lab and the computer number must be indicated. Report all computer problems immediately. No food or drink is allowed in the labs.

Media Center Student Expectations

  1. Leave everything better than you found it. 
  2. Quiet talking is permitted. 
  3. Treat books, equipment and one another with respect.
  4. Classroom behavior expectations as stated in the student handbook will be enforced in the media center.
  5. No food, drink, gum, candy or personal grooming allowed in the media center.