Library

Welcome to the SMS Library!

Mrs. M. Doty – Library Tech
Ext. 1471
Hours: 8:00-3:20, M-F

Students are welcome to come to the library before school, at lunchtime, with their language arts teachers or during R/E.  The library is a warm, safe environment where students can come to relax and enjoy a book.  Talking and socializing are allowed and encouraged, as long as it is done with respect.

In the Library:

New Books Section, Fiction Section, Non-fiction Section, Spanish Section, Easy Readers, Reference area, Magazine rack, 10 student computers for: research, catalog searches for AR Book titles, & AR quizzes.

SMS Library Catalog Website:

Click link above to see if a book you like is in our SMS library.

Library Rules:

  • Back packs to be stored on shelves by entrance door of library.
  • No food, drinks, gum, or candy are allowed in the library.
  • Always enter the library with quiet voices and sit in a chair or on the floor.
  • Students are allowed to check out 2 book at a time for 2 weeks.
  • When you choose to check out a book it  becomes your responsibility.
  • We do not steal books, tear pages out of books, write in books, etc.
  • When a book is returned in a damaged condition it is your responsibility to REPLACE OR PAY FOR THE BOOK.
  • NEVER LOAN A BOOK OUT TO A FRIEND, it is still checked out in your name and the responsibility lies with you.
  • If you cannot pay the replacement cost of a book you still must make  arrangements with Mrs. Doty.  You  may be assigned Community Service work to repay the cost to the school.
  • If a book becomes VERY overdue you will be spending your lunchtime working in the library until the book is brought back to school.
  • At the end of the front counter is a “RETURN BOOKS HERE” sign.
  • Always return  books by putting in the return slot.  Please do not lay them on the counter or hand them to the person behind the counter.
  • When you are looking for books in the library, please do not re-shelf the book.  Either place the book in the book return slot or lay it on the  shelf.
  • Please take the time to keep books in order when looking for one.

Helpful Websites:

Pima County Library Website: www.library.pima.gov
Copyright Foundation:  www.copyrightfoundation.org
Copyright Alliance Education Foundation:  www.copyrightalliance.org

Donations:

Gently used books that are age appropriate are greatly appreciated.

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