Check-Out Policies

Grade Level Maximum Per Week
Transitional Kindergarten  1
Kindergarten  1
K/1 Multiage  1
First  1
Second  1
Third  2
Fourth  2
Fifth  2

Tips for Library Success

  • Classes visit the library on the same day each week. Ask your child what day their class visits.
  • All books are checked out for one week at a time.
  • Students are also welcome to visit and select items before and after school every day (unless the librarian has other obligations).
  • If your child needs more time to finish a book, they must bring the book to school and ask to renew it.
  •  Help your child develop strategies to return or renew their books on time, such as placing books in their backpack the night before their visit.
  • Encourage your child to return their books as soon as they’re done with them, even if it’s not library day yet. 
  • Help your child find a safe place at your house so books don’t get lost or damaged by siblings or pets.
  • Separate school library books from public library books so you can return everything to the correct place. All school library books have a barcode on the back cover and ownership stamps inside.
  • Remind your child not to put water bottles inside their backpack if they also contain library or textbooks. Books absorb water like a sponge and wet books grow mold overnight!
  • Parents are responsible for paying fines for loss or damage to library items. To avoid this, see Lost Books or Wet Books for tips.
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