Circulation Policy

Books are checked out to students with an SJ student ID for a three-week circulation period. Renewal is permitted. Three items may be checked out to an individual student at any one time provided none are overdue. Month old magazines may be checked out for a week. Books on reserve may be used in the library only.

Library ABC’s

A. An official hall pass is required for individual students to visit the library during the school day and after 2:30 p.m.  No pass is needed before school or immediately after school before 2:30 p.m.
B. Be considerate of others need for a quiet place to read or study.
C. Cutting through the library is not permitted.
D. Do not access games, or other non-academic websites.
E. Enjoy food, gum, candy, and drinks elsewhere.
F. Follow all school rules.
G. Go directly to the circulation desk and sign in immediately upon entering.

Library Technology Use

  • Library computers are for school-related use only.
  • All electronic devices (including cell phones) must remain silenced in the library to avoid disturbing patrons.
  • Misuse or abuse of technology will result in a referral.

After School Library Use:

  • The library is available to students for school-related assignments.  Before entering the library, students are to complete all personal business (e.g., restroom, locker, telephone, meetings, make-up work with another teacher, etc.)
  • Students must sign in when entering the library and must remain in the library until they leave for the evening.
  • Activity bus passes are available to those students arriving by 2:30 p.m. and will be handed out 10 minutes before closing. Students arriving after 2:30 p.m. must have an official school pass (and bus pass if needed) from their previous teacher or coach.
  • Computers are to be used for school-related assignments only.
  • All school rules apply during after school library use.