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Gunn Jr. High Library Orientation

Gunn Jr. High Library Orientation



Learn all about our library procedures here!

Learn all about our library procedures here!



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    • Gunn Jr. High Library Map to Success
    • Librarian
      • Mrs. Holland
    • Hours of Operation
      • 8:30 – 4:05
      • Students may come into the library in the morning from 8:30-8:55 Monday – Friday.
      • Students must have a pass from a teacher or an honor card (2 nd -6 th weeks) to enter the building.
    • Library Expectations
      • Gum or candy are not permitted.
      • Email, chat rooms, or game playing is prohibited.
      • Printing items costs 10 cents per copy.
      • Use a quiet voice when conversing with your peers.
    • General Procedures
      • Please be respectful to others around you by staying on task.
      • Please pick up trash in your area.
      • Please push in chairs when leaving the library.
      • During checkout Two people to a table!!
    • Circulation Rules
      • Students IDs or your Gunn Planner are required to check out books or use the computers.
      • Students may check 2 books at a time for up to 3 weeks at a time.
    • Lost Books and Fines
      • Fines are charged for overdue materials at a rate of ten cents per day per book.
      • Fines and overdue notices are sent once a month.
      • Students with outstanding material and/or fines will not be allowed check out privileges until fines/lost books have been rectified.
      • Damages to magazines will result in paying full price for the magazine.
    • Library Passes
      • Students must have a pass written by a teacher to be in the library when not with a class.
      • Advisory – Students must come and get a library advisory pass from Mrs. Holland before advisory to be in the library during advisory
    • Advisory Period
      • Students cannot come everyday.
      • Behavior expectations are strictly enforced. Students who misbehave during advisory will lose the privilege to visit during advisory and a referral will be written.
    • Computer Usage
      • User is responsible for damages to the equipment, systems, and software resulting from deliberate or willful acts.
      • PROHIBITED : use of the network for non-school related work (games, e-mail, chat rooms…) & loading or use of unauthorized games, programs, files
    • Library Tips
      • Do not loan your book to someone else, you are responsible for books checked out in your name.
      • Do not check out for anyone but yourself.
      • Check books for damage before leaving the library, please.
    • Responsibility
      • You are responsible for turning your book in on time. A convenient book drop is located in the Science hallway. You do not need a pass to drop a book off in the drop-you can drop books off during passing periods!
    • New Procedure for Manga and Anime Books
      • Manga and Anime books are now kept behind the desk.
        • Procedures to checkout manga and anime books are:
        • Bring the photocopy of the cover to the front desk and either Mrs. Holland or a Library assistant will give the book.
        • The photocopied book covers will be on the magazine shelf closest to the teacher work area
    • Book Care
      • Keep them clean
      • Keep them dry
      • Don’t eat or drink when using a book
      • Do not write in books
      • Keep out of the reach of small children
      • DO NOT repair books! Do bring them to the library for repair. We have the correct materials, and experience to repair books.
    • Gator Book Club
      • Who: Open to all Gunn Jr. High students
      • What: Read and discuss books with friends and teachers. Possible guest speakers
      • Where: Library
      • When: Once a month on Friday, September 12 at lunchtime. Please see Mrs. Holland to sign up
      • Why: It is fun!
    • Treasure Chest
      • Students may enter their name into a box for give-a-ways in the library by:
      • Turning books in on time.
      • Having your Gunn student ID to checkout (once you have it)
      • Prizes include: Books, Posters, and other items