Valerie Merritt, Media Coordinator
Media Center Policies and Procedures
Use of Facilities
The library-media resources includes a wide variety of print and non-print materials which includes books, magazines, newspapers, videos, and technology for reference and research or leisure reading purposes. Therefore, students may use the media center:
Teacher signed permits/passes are required as students center the library during regular class periods.
Students must present a student ID card in order to check out books and other resources. Regular library books are checked out to students for a circulation period of two weeks. Books may be renewed for one renewal period
Specific reference books and back periodicals may be checked out for overnight use only. Books with a specific checkout period must be checked out after 3:00 p.m. and should be returned to the media center prior to first period the following day.
Library books should be returned to the media center on or before the due date. Overdue fines are charged as:
Books not returned to the media center after a designated period of time may be determined by the media coordinator as being LOST. The student will then be fined the value of the book. The fine should be paid to the media coordinator before the end of the current school year/graduation or transferral from the school.
Students with overdue library books will be unable to check out additional materials until books are returned and fines paid.
Students are not to remove book barcodes. Students will be charged a $1.00 replacement fine (per barcode) for any known damaged barcode.
Students are reminded not to have food or drink in the media center.
As students use the media center facilities they are expected to observe all library policies, procedures, and rules of behavior.
Computers are provided in the media center for student use. Students using computers should:
*Acceptable Use Policy forms may be secured from primetime teachers, subject teachers, or the media coordinator. Additionally, forms are found online on the Duplin County School webpage.