Policies and Procedures

LMC Hours

7:45 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday - Thursday; 7:45 - 3:30 Friday

Behavior

Students are expected to act responsibly and respect the rights of others while in the LMC. An atmosphere conducive to research, reading, and studying will be maintained at all times.

Circulation

Any fiction or non-fiction book in the LMC may be checked out for three week periods and may be renewed as needed unless there is a waiting list for the book. Students may check out up to five books with a valid Dorman ID card. All materials checked out to a patron will become the responsibility of the patron in all circumstances.

Computers

The 40 computers located in the LMC are available to students for school assignments. All users are asked to be conservative with printing.

Fines

Fines are charged to students who return books late. Charges are accessed only for days when school is in session. The charges are $.10 per day for books turned in after their due dates.

Internet

Students must follow the district Network Code of Conduct when using computers in the media center. Students will be allowed to research on the Internet in the media center before school, after school, and during lunch time under the supervision of the media specialist if computers are available.

Lunch Use

The LMC is open to students during their lunch period to work on school assignments if space is available. Students need to sign-in upon entering the media center.

Teacher Passes

Students may come to the LMC during class time with a pink pass issued by their classroom teacher for up to twenty minutes if prior arrangments have not been made with the media center staff. Students will be required to sign in at the circulation desk and work on their assignment without talking or disturbing other students. Students on passes will be accepted on a first come basis.