Library access during hybrid and remote learning

Procedures during full, in-person learning

  • Hours:

    • The library is open from 7:30 am until 2:30 pm daily when Ms. Rogers (or a covering teacher) is present.
    • Extended library hours from 2:50 pm until 4:30 pm are available Monday - Thursday (starting 9/16/19), unless otherwise noted.
    • The library is occasionally reserved for meetings or other events. Please be considerate of others, and do not enter the library when the "closed" signs are posted. 


    • Books may be checked out for a period of three weeks, and may be renewed.
    • Please return books on time and in good condition. Fines will be charged for damaged and lost materials.
    • Historical yearbooks are for in-library use only, and cannot be checked out.


    • During the school day, students must have a pink pass to the library, signed by a subject teacher, guidance counselor, or administrator.
    • Students will sign in and out at the circulation desk. Please note the number of your computer workstation on the sign in sheet.
    • Students using the library during the lunch periods are asked to remain in the library for the entire class period. Attendance will be taken at several points during the period.
    • Before and after school, students are welcome to use the library without a pass.

    Computers (Workstations and Laptops):

    • Computers are for academic use.  School and district acceptable use policies will be enforced.
    • Classes and faculty have precedence over individual student visitors.  Please check the class schedule posted each day in the library for computer availability.
    • Students are asked to use the printers for school use only.  B&W printouts are 10 cents per page. Color printer use is available on a limited basis, at 25 cents per page. Please see the main desk for assistance.
    • All district computer policies apply and will be enforced with regard to library computers and personal devices. 
    • Any websites that are blocked by Hamilton school district are strictly prohibited.  The use of proxies or other devices to navigate around the filters will results in disciplinary action.
    • Use of the computers for streaming media may be limited during periods of heavy network use.
    • Food and/or drinks are not permitted at the library computers.


    • Photocopies are available at 10 cents per page. Please see the main desk for assistance.

    Personal Mobile Devices (Cellphones, tablets, headphones/earbuds, etc.)

    • Students visiting the library independently may use cellphones, mobile/gaming devices and headphones in a responsible manner that does not disturb those around them. Permitted cell phone uses DO NOT include phone/video calls, photography, video recording, or any other use in violation of district policy. All devices should be set to silent.
    • Teachers' individual classroom policies will be followed for classes using the library.
    • School and district acceptable use policies will be enforced.
    • Please do not leave personal devices unattended.