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Alder Avenue Middle School Library Policies

 

These policies should be followed at all times. Following these policies will help maintain order and efficiency, which allows for a better working environment for both Alder staff members and students.

 

Read Books

 

 

 

OPERATION

 

  • 7:30am - 1:11 pm Tuesday thru Friday
  • Pass from Classroom Teacher required at all times! 
  • Scan in at Front Desk with your student ID.
  • You cannot leave the media center without permission and a pass.
  • No food, gum or beverages are permitted in labs or main area of the media center.
  • Clean up before you leave.
  • Only school-approved computer games are permitted.
  • If you have a problem with a computer notify us immediately. DO NOT try to fix the problem yourself.
  • Return books, magazines and chairs to where you found them.
  • Respect the "quietness" of the Media Center.

 

CHECKING OUT BOOKS AND PERIODICALS
  • Unless put on reserve by a teacher, books and magazines may be signed out for 10 school days.  Playaways may be borrowed for 5 school days.  Items may be renewed as necessary.
  • Students may borrow 2 books, 1 book and 1 playaway, or 1 book and 1 magazine.

 

AVOID THOSE NASTY FINES! RETURN YOUR BOOKS AND PERIODICALS ON TIME

All Fines waived for 2020-2021 school year because of school closures.  Please return materials if you have any.

Under normal circumstances: 

  • A Fine of $.05 a day is charged for each day a book is overdue.
  • Once a student has more than .50¢, they may not continue to borrow library materials.
  • A lost book will carry a fine up to the purchase price of the book.
  • Outstanding obligations will result in the withholding of final reports cards.
  • If you have a problem paying your fines contact Mrs. Yacovelli.