Library Policies

  • Circulation:

    The borrowing periods are:

    • Books- 3 weeks
    • Music CDs and Videos - 3 days
    • New Magazines - overnight
    • Magazine Back Issues- 1 week

    To renew a book, log in to destiny discover and renew, or see Ms. DiSalvo.

    Check out books at the circulation desk.

    Return books to the book drop beneath the circulation computer.

    Please be considerate of others by returning books on time.

     

    Library Materials:

     

    Fiction Books - Arranged alphabetically by the first three letters of the author's last name 

    • Example: Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney will have the call number F KIN

     

    Non Fiction Books & Reference Books - Arranged by Dewey Decimal Number and the first three letters of the author's/editor's last name

    • Example: Fossils by Douglas Palmer will have the call number 560 PAL
    • Example: The Oxford Companion to Food by Alan Davidson will have the call number REF 641.3 DAV
    • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    Dewey Decimal Classification

    Story Collection Books - Arranged alphabetically by the first three letters of the author's/editor's last name

    • Example: Treasury of Christmas Stories edited by Ann McGovern will have the call number SC MCG

     

    Graphic Novels - Fiction graphic novels are arranged alphabetically by the first three letters of the author's last name. Non Fiction graphic novels are arranged by Dewey Decimal Number and the first three letters of the author's/editor's last name

    • Example: Saving Xenos by Cara J. Stevens will have the call number GN F STE
    • Example: Drowned City by Don Brown will have the call number GN 976.3 BRO

     

    Biographies - Arranged alphabetically by the first three letters of the author's last name

    • Example: Proud: Living My American Dream by Ibtihaj Muhammad will have the call number B MUH

     

    Collective Biographies - Arranged alphabetically by the first three letters of the author's/editor's last name

    • Example: The Wright Brothers by Russell Freedman will have the call number CB FRE

     

    Multiple Copies - Arranged alphabetically by the first three letters of the author's last name

    • Example: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer will have the call number MC F COL

     

     

    Please see Ms. DiSalvo for help locating materials within the library.