Greenbrier Media Center Policies
Library Media Center Policies and Procedures:
The media center is opened at 7:30 in the morning for quiet reading and checkout and after school until 3:00.
To meet the curriculum needs of the students and teachers there is both flexible and fixed scheduled classes.
Students in K5 visit the library for a 30-minute lesson.
Students in 1st and 2nd visit the library for a 45-minute lesson on an A/B week schedule.
Students in 3rd, 4th and 5th visit the library on a flexible schedule.
Students checkout books weekly. Books are returned when students finish reading them.
K5- 1 book
1st- 2 books
2nd-5th- 3 books
Students may return books any time during the day with a teacherís permission. Books may also be returned before or after school.
Lost or Damaged Book:
The media center will charge students for any books that are lost or damaged. The cost of an average book is $15.00.
Media Center Rules:
Students are expected to follow the rules listed below:
1. Listen carefully
2. Be patient, wait your turn.
3. Keep hands, feet, and other objects to yourself.
4. Respect others and their property.
5. Use inside voice.
Consequences for not following rules.
2. Remove from activity.
3. Last to leave, discuss behavior with media specialist
4. Notify teacher of behavior.
Positive note to teacher or student
Special privileges such as, carrying note to the teacher or assisting media specialist
The School District has a standard procedure for a parent to follow if there is a complaint about any material located in the media center.
If a parent informs the media specialist about these concerns then the principal will be notified as soon as possible. Hopefully the matter can be resolved at the school level.
A form is provided for parents to complete concerning this matter. (Manual of Procedure for School Library Media Centers, Selection of Resources, 163)
The media specialist will follow the guidelines that have been approved by the School District. (Manual of Procedure for School Library Media Centers, Selection of Resources, 39-44)
The media specialist will keep students and teachers informed of these approved guidelines.