CAP Library - Policies & Procedures

BORROWING

 

Library materials are to be checked out at the circulation desk for a period of two weeks. Students are permitted to check out two materials at a time. (12th-grade students will be permitted to check out up to four materials at a time for senior project use.)

 

Students will owe a fine of 5 cents per day for overdue materials. Any student with overdue library materials or unpaid fines will not be permitted to check out new items.

 

Lost or damaged library materials must be replaced at the student’s expense. Any student with a lost or damaged item will not be permitted to check out new items until the replacement fee has been paid; in addition, he or she may lose other library privileges.

 

USE BY CLASSES AND SMALL GROUPS

 

All K-4 classes visit the library once per week for a lesson and book checkout. Other classes or groups may be scheduled to use the library on a regular basis. Any teacher who wishes to bring a small group or class to the library for a lesson, research or other use is asked to contact the librarian in advance for availability.

 

USE BY INDIVIDUAL STUDENTS

 

Library use is limited to book selection/circulation and work on class assignments. Computers are available for educational use only, and all students must abide by the school’s Acceptable Use Policy.

 

Before School

 

Upper School students may visit the library before school between 7:45 and 8:00 am. Students must check in at the circulation desk with a pink pass signed by their homeroom teacher and the Upper School office.

 

After School

 

Students in grades 7-12 may visit the library after school between 3:00 and 3:45 pm (1-1:45 pm on “B” schedule days). Students in grades 7-8 must present a pink pass signed by their teacher. Students in grades K-6 may be permitted to visit the library after school only with parental permission and when accompanied by an Upper School sibling.

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