The mission of the Iberia Middle
School Library is to provide access to a diverse collection of resources and a
variety of media to meet the information needs of the students and staff and to
ensure that the students and staff are effective users of information.
To collaborate with all educators to create lessons that integrate information
literacy skills into the curriculum assignments and project.
The Library opens at 7:00 A.M. and
closes at 2:30 P.M. The library is occasionally closed for meeting and
classes. Closing notices are posted on the front door. The Library
will be open for all lunches on most days. The Library is closed after
school unless arrangements are made with the Librarian.
The students, faculty and staff of
Iberia Middle share responsibility of maintaining an environment which allows
the library to serve the needs of all. Patrons are expected to maintain a
quiet and courteous atmosphere and to respect the rules of the school as well as
those specific to the library. Two specific rules in the library
No food, drink, or gum are
allowed in the Library.
A quiet courteous atmosphere
must be maintained.
Students who fail to meet their
responsibilities in the library will be asked to leave immediately. Severe
disturbances or repeated offenses are dealt with by the principal. If
necessary parents will be notified about the student's behavior.
Students MUST have a signed
acceptable Use Policy on file with the Librarian to use the Internet.
Checking Out Materials
All materials are checked out at the
Circulation desk on the computer.
A students must have a valid I.D.
to check out a book. No student will be allowed to check out a book
with a temporary I.D., or an I.D. that has been defaced in any way.
A student may check out 2 books at a
time, unless arrangements have been made by the teacher with the Librarian.
Books are checked out for 3 weeks, 15 school days.
All patrons are responsible for any
books checked out using their I.D.
Books may be returned by placing them
in the outside drop box, or the return slot on the front of the circulation
desk. Please do not put them on the circulation counter, for they may get
Student will be assessed
fines of .10 per day when their books are overdue.
Overdue and fine notices are
distributed every MONTH. All obligations should be cleared as soon as
possible. A student with library obligations may not check out another
book until they have been taken care of.
If a book is lost, the Librarian
should be notified as soon as possible. If a student has a problem with
the fine they may talk to the librarian and a solution will be worked out.