HAPPY LUNAR NEW YEAR 2023
Monday 8:00-3:45 (ASB meetings during SSR)
Thursday 8:00-3:45 (Project LIT meets @ lunch)
Friday 8:00-3:30 (Boggle Friday during break!)
Checking out a book:
You may check out 4 books at a time
Books are checked out for 2 weeks (10 school days).
We DO NOT charge late fees, but, we will pester you relentlessly if your book is late.
If you have overdue books, we will not check out a new library book to you. Please return your books on time.
Students with missing or seriously overdue books may not be able to attend dances/ movie nights/ etc.
Holds: We will hold a book for you for 3 days if there is a reason why you can't check it out immediately.
Reserves: You can reserve books in OPALS. We will hold it for 3 days. Check your email for confirmation or ask at the library desk.
Renewals: You may renew a checkout for 2 weeks if no one else has reserved it.
Lost books: If you lose a book and it comes back to the library, we will return it and shelve it for you.
If you tell us in advance that you lost it and it gets returned, we will hold it for you.
If a book cannot be found, you must pay for the book to be replaced.
Speak to Ms. Boox or Marina as soon as possible so we can work out an arrangement.
Library Manners & Expectations:
Use indoor voices
Do not block walkways
Treat people kindly- use considerate language at all times
No food or drink (except water) allowed in the library
Clean up after yourself
Chromebook use during lunch/break:
Chromebooks available by priority
2nd-Leisure (games, etc.)
No multiplayer games or yelling across tables about games
Return Chromebooks to correct place in cart, plugged in, at the warning bell
Clean up after yourselves and others
Teacher-Librarian Jessica Brooks
Former 7th grade Core teacher at B40
Santa Cruz Derby Girl alumni (MsBoox #357)
Hobbies include: Reading a ton of YA and middle grade fiction (preferably sci-fi/fantasy), making art out of discarded books, playing with jewelry making, learning how to keep plants alive, editing videos, and going on long walks all over the place.
I can help you with many things, including:
guiding you toward books you might enjoy reading
editing and revising your writing
research and fact-checking sources
formatting your assignments in Google Docs
learning how to use Google and other digital tools
learning how to use Canva (graphic design)
learning how to use WeVideo (video editing)
setting up a Learning Ally audiobook account
Librarian Assistant Marina Fitch
Former PIP at Westlake
Published author, member of the Celtic band Mountain Lark and the harp ensemble Oban
Hobbies include: Reading (whatever strikes my fancy), knitting sweaters, watching movies, going for walks, working out, messing around in the garden, and spying on blue jays
Let me know if I can:
help you find a book
recommend a book
talk to you about your writing
help you with your knitting
convince you that blue jays are really cool