Middle-High School Library Policies
library will be open from 7:25-3:00 daily. Contact the library if additional
time is needed.
coming to the library from a study hall must bring a library passed signed by
their teacher and work to do.
must sign in and out at the circulation desk. They must also have a pass signed
before leaving the library for any reason.
two students can be out of the library at a time.
should sit at the tables in the library (four to a table) unless approved by
- If a
student is coming in to take a test, they must sign in with the librarian and
notify the librarian they are taking a test. Belongings will be placed behind
the circulation desk until the test has been completed.
should be respectful of the environment.
in the library.
are not allowed in the library.
food or beverages in the library unless approved by the librarian.
the library including its patrons, furniture, books, computers, etc.
up and push in the chairs before leaving the library.
- If the
library is closed, a sign will be placed on the door with the period(s) the
library is closed. An announcement and/or email will be made to inform
students/teachers of the closing.
are able to check out three items at a time. Only one magazine is allowed to be
checked out per student.
are checked out for two weeks; magazines and reference materials for one night.
must be returned in the book return slot at the circulation desk by their due
date. Students may come in to renew their library books (See below).
and Audiobooks may be found on Overdrive and checked out for a period of two to
three weeks. A link to Overdrive can be found on the library’s website.
Olean Times Herald and Buffalo News are available to read in the library.
care of all materials that are checked out of the library!!
may request a hold be placed on an item that has been checked out to another
individual. When the item is returned, a notice will be sent to the students’
homeroom notifying the student of the item’s arrival. A student will have one
week to pick up the reserved item.
can renew books for an additional week and magazines or reference materials for
an additional night.
will be sent out weekly to students’ homeroom teachers.
must return or renew the book.
the fourth notice, the student will be contacted individually by the librarian
and/or an overdue letter will be sent home.
privileges will be suspended until the overdue item is returned.
are able to check out books from other schools in Western New York if a copy of
the book is not found in the Middle-High School Library.
and teachers must contact the librarian with any requests and fill out an ILL
Request form. If a deadline for the book is needed, please request a copy of
the item two weeks ahead of time to ensure the item can be obtained.
the item has arrived, students will receive a ILL Hold slip in their homerooms
notifying them of the arrival. Students will have one week to pick up the item.
Teachers will receive an email notifying them of the items’ arrival.
should be returned by the due date.
Computers, Laptops, and Printers:
from the laptop cart must be checked out to the individual borrowing the laptop
at the circulation desk and returned before the end of the day.
will print to HMS Library Student printer when they are in the library.
and computers will only be used for educational purposes.