How long may I check out library materials?
A. Books and movies may be checked out for a loan period of two weeks. Current issues of magazines must stay on the library magazine rack; however, back issues may be checked out for one week.
May library materials be renewed?
A. Books and magazines may be renewed, as long as another student has not placed a reserve on these materials. Please bring these materials into the library to be renewed by library staff.
Am I charged fines for overdue materials?
A. You are not be charged fines for overdue materials. However, you must return your overdue materials before you are able to check out new materials.
Am I responsible for renewing library materials checked out for class assignments?
A. Yes. If your class has books checked out for SSR, class texts, or projects, you are responsible for renewing these materials.
What happens if I lose or damage library materials?
A. You will be charged for the replacement cost of lost or damaged library materials.
How do I access the online databases (i.e. Student Researcher, SIRS, Worldbook Web, Teen Health and Wellness, etc.) from home?
A. You can access these databases anywhere you have an internet connection. Simply click on the AEA Online Database quicklink on the home Library page. Select the database you wish to use, and enter our school”s login ID and password. You may obtain these from the librarian or from the brochures on the library checkout desk. Please see the librarian if you would like a personal tutorial on using these terrific resources.
What if there is a book that I would like our library to purchase?
A. The librarian loves to hear your book suggestions and purchases most materials that are recommended to her. Just fill out the online Book Recommendation Form on this website. If there is a book that you would like to read that doesn”t fit our selection criteria, she will help you locate the book to check out from another library.
What else can I do in the library besides check out books?
A. Work collaboratively on projects ~ conduct personal and academic research with our print and digital resources ~ study or work on homework ~ read a magazine or newspaper ~ ask Mrs Butcher or a peer to review a paper or presentation ~ get homework help ~ share or get book recommendations from your peers, teachers, and librarian ~ recommend a title to Mrs Butcher for the next book order~ brainstorm ideas for class projects, essays, and presentations ~ meet new people ~ seek advice ~ share ideas ~ expand your mind…
How may I use library computers?
A. Library computers may be used for academic or personal research, class assignments, and educational use. Library computers may not be used for gaming or social networking (Facebook, Myspace, etc.)