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Library Policies

About the Library Media Center

The Corona del Sol Library Media Center is the school’s largest and most comprehensive classroom where students learn and apply the most important skills necessary to their education--21st century information literacy skills. Guided by certified teacher-librarians, students learn to access, evaluate, and use information to meet their academic and co-curricular needs.

Hours of Operation

Open from 6:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday – Friday

May be closed at lunch if classes are scheduled during that period (4th or 5th)

May be closed during staff meetings, AIMS, Stanford 10, and AP testing if library is used as a testing site

Checking Out Materials

CdS ID or student number accompanied by alternative ID is required.

Students are limited to five (5) items; students may not check out audiovisual items (CDs, VHS tapes, DVDs) intended for teacher use.

Students will be assessed an overdue fine of 5 cents per day (maximum fine of $5.00) and may be restricted from checking out additional items until overdue fines are resolved.

Students must pay for lost or damaged items.

Library Computers

CdS ID or student number accompanied by alternative ID is required for use.

TUHSD Technology Use Agreement, signed by student and parent/guardian, must be on file to use the computers.

The main use of the library computers is for academic research and/or class-related activities. Students may access their email accounts, but may not play computer games.

Staff members reserve the right to ask users to relinquish computer as warranted, especially if student is in violation of the TUHSD Technology Use Agreement.

Expected Behavior in the CdS Library

The Corona del Sol Library rules are designed to protect the rights and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and visitors as they relate to the proper use of the library. Library rules of behavior are enforced in accordance with the Corona del Sol Student Code of Conduct as outlined in this handbook.

Users must refrain from engaging in any behavior that interferes with the normal use and operation of the library or which disrupts the concentration of other patrons.

Food (including candy) and drink are not allowed in the library except by staff in designated areas and at special library-scheduled events.

The use of electronic communication and entertainment devices is prohibited in the library; cell phone use (including text messaging) is prohibited in the library.

Violation of school rules and/or disrespect for staff, student, or property may result in loss of library privileges, expulsion from library, and/or referral to administration.