How often does each student go to the library? Once a week for one class period.
What does my child learn in the library? Many things! First and foremost, students are taught to choose appropriate reading materials for their age and reading level. Library skills include: organization of the library, locating specific books, understanding the elements of literary genres and recognizing and appreciating noted children's authors. Please see the Library Syllabus for more information.
How many books may a student check out at one time? Kindergartners and First Graders check out one book at a time. All other students may check out 2. Books may be returned any time to be exchanged.
How long may a student keep a book? Usually one week, but books may be renewed for up to 3 weeks.
What is the policy for overdue books? Students with overdue books are not permitted to check out any new material until the overdue book is returned. However, a book may be "saved" for one day after the child's library period.
What is the policy for lost books? Students are not permitted to check out any new material until a lost book is paid for. The price of a book is determined by its current replacement cost. If a lost book is found, the payment will be refunded.