Using the Library

The library is a great place for academic and personal enrichment.

Library Norms

  • Respect the space, staff, and other library users. 
  • Treat all library materials and resources with care and use them appropriately. 
  • Be mindful of the library’s academic environment and positively contribute to the success of yourself and other library users. 
  • Promote acceptance and kindness with all to ensure the library continues to be a safe and welcoming space.

Checkout Policy

  • Students must present their current school ID card or virtual ID when checking out materials.
  • Students may have a maximum of ten items checked out at any given time.
  • Students may check out books for a three-week loan period.
  • When renewing books, students can either bring them to the circulation desk or present a student ID in order to extend their loan period.
  • A student with an overdue book will not be allowed to check out or renew any more materials until the overdue item is returned (or paid in full, if lost).
  • Students will not be charged late fines for overdue items that are returned to the library past their due dates.
  • Students will be charged a replacement cost if items are lost or damaged.

Using the Library During the School Day

  • Students who do not have a period 1 class may use the library before school without a pass by showing their valid H-F ID.
  • Students who are using the library during a class period must have a pass from that period's teacher.
  • A pass is not required to use the library during lunch periods, but students must arrive by the time the lunch period begins and may not leave until the lunch period is over.
  • Students using the library MUST sign in and out at the Log-In Computers. 
  • ID cards or virtual IDs are required at all times for admittance to the library.
  • There is no food or drink allowed in the library.
  • Desktop computers and printing are available for students to use for school-related assignments.

Using the Library After School

  • Students are encouraged to use the library after school for individual quiet study.
  • Students must have their student ID card or virtual ID in order to enter. 
  • Students who get to the library after 3:15 p.m. must have a pass from a staff member to enter. 
  • Students using the library MUST sign in and out at the Log-In Computers. 
  • There is no food or drink allowed in the library.
  • Desktop computers and printing are available for students to use for school-related assignments.
  • Bus passes will be given to students who are using the library after school.