Welcome to the RHS media center

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Library updates for covid-19

Current Hours & Info

The Media Center is currently open from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please see signage on the doors for any changes to the hours and schedule. Students with a pass may check out books in the library during all lunch shifts. Students may also come in throughout the day with a teacher pass unless we are closed. Chromebook Repair Hours (for in person students) are during 4th period/lunch.

  • Capacity in the library is currently limited to 25 people.

  • Masks must be worn by staff and students at all times while in the library unless directed otherwise by Media Center staff.

  • Students and staff should follow direction arrows and signage while in the library.

  • ALL students must sign in and out on the computer at the circulation desk.

  • Everyone is encouraged to sanitize their hands upon entering and exiting the library (sanitizer provided).

  • Library furniture is set up to maintain social distancing guidelines - please do not move tables or chairs.

  • Tables will be sanitized in between each use.

  • Students may browse books in the library while maintaining social distancing.

  • Any books that are pulled from the shelves and not checked out should be placed on top of the shelf (short shelves) or on empty shelves at the end of each section (tall shelves). They will be pulled out of circulation for a minimum 24-hour quarantine.

  • As books are returned to the library the Media Center staff will quarantine books for a minimum of 72 hours before re-shelving.

Media Resource Management Office Hours and Live Class Times

Office hours: M-F @ noon (instructor will stay online until 12:20) or by appointment

Live class: Monday at noon (unless otherwise indicated in the week's planner)

Please email Ms. Webb or Ms. Long with questions as they arise.

Printing

Please note that desktops will not be available for printing in the Media Center. Students may print from their Chromebooks anywhere in the building and pick up their prints in the Media Center (student printing directions). Students may print in black and white for $0.10 per page (printer name: Media01 or Media Center b/w Chrome) and/or print in color for $0.25 per page (printer name: Media02). Please be sure to ask Media Center staff to release your print. We accept cash payment only for printing (nothing larger than a $5 bill). We cannot debit money from your lunch account.

Check Out Materials

Students with a pass may check out books in the library during all lunch shifts (if available, lunch passes will be distributed each morning before the start of first period). Students must follow all of the above library policies during their visit.

Browse our library catalog online on Destiny Discover at https://greenvilleschools.follettdestiny.com. Select Riverside High School and use your school username and password to access these resources. *View this video tutorial on how to log in and search Destiny Discover as well as how to place a book on hold for pick up -> https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EYfCc5MIlLnvE67iZQu0K4w9vte3vdnP/view?usp=sharing

Pick-up Service for Virtual Students

The Media Center will allow virtual students to check out library materials and pick them up in the front office. Students can place material on hold using Destiny Discover (*video tutorial above). Then, students should contact Ms. Long or Ms. Webb to let them know when you would like to request to pick up your materials. Virtual students can also make arrangements with library staff to come to the library to browse and check out books during afterschool tutoring on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.

Audio and Digital Books

Unable to come pick up a book? You can check out audio and digital books through Greenville County School's Overdrive & Sora programs. Follow the prompts to log in with Active Directory. Enter your school username and password and you're in! You can download books to your phone or Chromebook.

Late Fees

As long as we remain on a hybrid schedule, overdue fines and late fees will not be charged or accumulate. Once we return to school full time, our regular fine policies will resume. Fines are never charged for audio or ebooks. Please note that any fines or fees prior to closures will remain on students' accounts.

we're so excited to have you in our RHS family!

We know this school year looks a lot different, so please feel free to contact us if we can help!

Ms. Webb (Media Specialist): aswebb@greenville.k12.sc.us

Ms. Long (Media Clerk): dglong@greenville.k12.sc.us

Mr. Williams (Tech Support): trwillia@greenville.k12.sc.us

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ABOUT US

Mission

The mission of the Riverside High Library is to ensure that students and staff develop critical thinking skills, are effective and ethical users of resources, ideas, and information, and are enthusiastic readers and lifelong learners.

Hours & Schedule

The Media Center is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please see signage on the doors for any changes to the hours and schedule. Students may typically come in throughout the day with a pass unless we are closed.

Circulation

Students may check out up to three books at a time. Ask if you need additional books and we will try to accommodate you. Books are circulated to students for three weeks. Overdue fines are $0.10 per item, per school day. Your due date is stamped on the inside cover of your book. Renew your book prior to the due date if you need more time to read it. Any student who owes a book fine may check out one item at a time until the obligation is satisfied. Students are reminded of library obligations by notices that are distributed via the Media Center throughout the school year.

Printing

Students may print from their Chromebooks and pick up their prints in the Media Center (student printing directions). Students may print in black and white for $0.10 per page (printer name: Media01 or Media Center b/w Chrome) and/or print in color for $0.25 per page (printer name: Media02). Please be sure to ask Media Center staff to release your print. We accept cash payment only for printing (nothing larger than a $5 bill). We cannot debit money from your lunch account. Please note that desktops will not be available for printing in the Media Center.

Meet the staff

Anna Webb

Media Specialist

#864-355-7805

aswebb@greenville.k12.sc.us

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Dena Long

Media Clerk

#864-355-7805

dglong@greenville.k12.sc.us

Image of Toby Williams, Technology Support/TAC

Toby Williams

Technology Support/TAC

#864-355-7827

trwillia@greenville.k12.sc.us

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Email Ms. Webb or Ms. Long for the access codes for out-of-school use.