Students:Guide to your Library Servicesat The Dixie Grammar School @ Your Library Think...Ask...Read...Imagine...Create...
Hello and welcome to your Library! The Library is for everyone in the school to use and everyone is a member. Mrs Robinson is the Librarian. Please introduce yourselves when you come in. We hope that you will make good use of the Library as it has a lot to offer! Don’t forget that joining your local public library also makes good sense (and it’s free too!) When is the Library open?Years 6-11 can come in to the Library: Lunchtimes: 1.00-2.00 After school: until 5.15 The Library is CLOSED at Morning BreakDuring lessons you may be sent to theLibrary by your class teacher to research 2
or to use our computers.Your class may be booked in to use theLibrary with your teacher and MrsRobinson working together. We will letyou know when that happens!Years 12-13 can come in to the Library: During lunchtimes, breaks and after school as above. You are also welcome during your study periods, unless the Library is booked for class use. Please check on the notice board at the bottom of the stairs or ring Mrs Robinson on extension 225. 3
How do I borrow books?You can borrow the following items fromthe Library:Years 6-11: Most books 4 books for 4 weeks Short Loan 1 item for 3 days Reference Reference books cannot be borrowed.Years 12-13: Most books 6 books for 6 weeks Short Loan and Reference as above.Please bring anything you wish to borrowto the Desk, even if you only want to takeit out for a few minutes. If Mrs Robinsonis not in the Library, then please sign thesheet on the Desk. 4
Remember YOU are responsible for anyitems borrowed in your name, please lookafter them and bring them back on time.Reservations and RenewalsIf you want to have your book for longeror you want to reserve a book, just ask atthe Desk.FinesThe Library does notcharge fines, butplease bringresources back ontime. If you lose ordamage anything thenthe school will haveto charge forreplacement. 5
What is in the Library?The Library has all these types ofresources and facilities: General and Young Adult fiction (stories). Graphic novels and Manga. Reference and information books (non- fiction). Books and information about our local area. Newspapers and magazines. ICT - 7 fixed laptops, colour printer, screen and projector. Catalogue computer to help you find library resources. 6
Study tables and chairs, lovely comfortable seating. Mrs Robinson, the Librarian, to help and advise you! How can I get to use a computer?We have seven laptops for you to use,with a colour printer, headphones andmice. If you want to use one of our laptops after school or at lunchtime please book in advance with Mrs Robinson. Sixth Formers can book laptops to use during Study Periods. 7