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Library Policies and Procedures


·        A PASS IS REQUIRED from your teacher to visit during instructional periods.

·        Due to the double lunch periods, A LUNCH PASS IS REQUIRED to visit during lunch.

·        A lunch (day pass) can be received from any teacher, administrator, counselor or campus aide. A DAY PASS IS GOOD ONLY FOR THAT DAY.

·        A permanent lunch pass can be received from the librarian BEFORE OR AFTER school upon verification of your assigned lunch period.

·        Be aware of and adhere to the school's and library’s standards of behavior as posted throughout the library center.



·        You must have your student activity (ID) card to check out books.

·        You may check out a maximum of 2 books.

·        Books may be checked out for a 2 week period (except where indicated) and may be renewed twice, unless there is a hold request on that title.

·        A fine of 10 cents per day per book will be charged for all overdue regular books.

·        A fine of 25 cents per day will be charged for all overdue reference books.

·        You will be charged for any materials lost or damaged while checked out to you.

·        You will be charged for any materials damaged while “in library” use.

·        A stop clearance will be issued for any student culminating or checking out of Byrd Middle School who has not cleared any outstanding library and or textbook fines.



·        Have proof of an Internet Access Release and AUP signed by your parents on file or you will not be allowed to use the library’s computers for internet research.

·        Sign in and out at the circulation desk.

·        Submit your student activity (ID) card.

·        Wait to be assigned to a computer.