Library Staff Dr. Macon, Lead Librarian Mrs. Dickerson, Librarian Ms. Maldonado, Aide Mr. Anaya, Aide
Orientation Agenda Welcome How to Find a Book in the Library Library Rules Library Visits ID Cards Circulation Services and Supplies Our Collection Books and Magazines Circulation Policies Summary AV Materials Overdue Notices School E-mail Account Overdue Notices Computers/Printing Fire Drills and Lockdowns
Library Rules Water is acceptable…no other food or drink. Cell phones are allowed, but only in the designated area. Use the designated area also to download teacher-recommended apps (Edmodo, for instance). Respect all patrons, property, and materials.
Library Visits Hours are 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Fridays. Signed passes and IDs are required during class time. Please sign in at circulation desk during class time. No passes are needed before school, after school, and during lunch. You must have your valid picture ID upon entering the library.
ID Cards You need one… no excuses! All students must have a picture ID before checking out anything from the library…or even upon entering the library! ID pictures are taken in Room A227 with Mr. Hanley. Remember: If you lose your ID, you have to pay $5 in the business office for a replacement.
Circulation Desk The circulation desk is located to the left of the entrance. What’s there? You can: Ask questions Pay fines Check out materials Return materials—bookdrop Sign in Reserve materials
Services and Supplies Ask at Circulation Desk Black and White Copies--no charge for the first 10 pages; 10 cents each page thereafter Color Copies--first 2 pages are free; 25 cents each page thereafter CD-Rs--75 cents each CD-RWs / DVD-Rs--$1 each DVD-RWs--$1.25 Fax Machine--50 cents per page
Our Collection FictionE-booksReferenceMagazinesSpanishBiographyNonfictionEasy Story Collection TAYSHASBestsellers
Books and Magazines Maximum checkout: 5 Length for checkouts: 2 weeks Fiction and Nonfiction Fines: 5 cents per school day Overnight checkout Reference (Limit: 1) Periodicals (Limit: 1) Fines: 10 cents per day Replacement costs are charged for lost items!
AV Materials Audio books (CDs and cassettes) Sound recordings Length for checkouts: 1 week Maximum checkout: 1 item at a time Fines: 50 cents per day
Circulation Policies Summary 1. Present ID at circulation desk. 2. A maximum of five books may be checked out, three on the same topic. 3. The loan period for fiction and nonfiction is two weeks. 4. The loan period for audiobooks is one week. 5. The loan period for reference and periodicals is one night (overnight). These items are due in the library before the beginning of classes on the following day. 6. These are the fines for overdue items: 1. Fiction/nonfiction = 5 cents per item per day 2. Overnight items = 10 cents per item per period 3. Audiobooks = 50 cents per item per period per day. Borrowers will be charged replacement costs for any lost or severely damaged item.
School E-mail Account Go to www.sisd.net. www.sisd.net Log in to mysisd.net. Click on the tab “Webmail” at the top of the page.
Overdue Notices Distributed straight to your school email addresses. Check for accuracy! Do not ignore.
Computers/Printing Computers are for: Research Word Processing Locating library materials Printing must be: For educational purposes Directly linked to class work Color printing requires prior approval by the library staff. Color copies are 25 cents per page after the first two pages, which are free. Black and white copies are free up to 10 pages and 10 cents per page for each page thereafter.
Fire Drills and Lockdowns In the library, you must follow procedures for safety. Fire Drills: Emergency exit in rear of library. Proceed to practice field. Return on two-bell signal. Lockdowns: Librarians will provide instructions as necessary.