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Library Services

Services:

1:1 Student Help Center
Are you experiencing difficulties with your L-S issued Chromebook?
Stop by the library to get assistance. Fill out a trouble ticket and drop your Chromebook off in the library for repairs by the L-S IT Dept.

Is your Chromebook in for repairs? Did you forget your Chromebook?
Stop by the library to check out a loaner Chromebook for the day.

Is your Chromebook carrying case damaged or falling apart?
No problem--the library has replacements available. Stop by anytime.

Need to borrow a pair of headphones?
The library has headphones available for checkout.

Copier
The library has a black & white copier available for student use. There is currently no charge to make copies. Copies should be for educational purposes.

Interlibrary Loan
The library participates in the Access PA program, which allows students to borrow books from other libraries throughout the state. This is a free service for students. Borrowing periods for these materials vary. Search the Access PA catalog to browse materials at: accesspa.powerlibrary.org. See library staff to request books from other libraries.

Printing
The library is a printing hub for the school in the 1:1 environment. Six printing stations are provided where can log-in to print needed documents to the black & white printer. Printing is available free of charge to students and should be for educational purposes only.

Policies

Circulation
Most materials may be checked out from the library.
Borrowing periods are:
-General Collection: 2 weeks
-Interlibrary loan materials: Varies

Renewals
Items can be renewed for an additional 2 week checkout. Students wishing to have items renewed should see library staff. You need not bring the item to the circulation desk in order to renew it.

Holds/Reserves
If an item you wish to borrow is currently checked out by another student, you may place on hold on the item and the library will hold it for you when it is returned. See library staff to place a hold.

Fines
Students will be charged fines for overdue/late materials. Fines are not charged on days when school is not is session (weekends/holidays/snow days). Students receive printed fine/overdue notices in homeroom every Tuesday. Fines are as follows:
-All items: .10/day

Lost/Damaged Items
A replacement fee will be charged for library materials that are lost or are damaged beyond repair. Charges assessed will be in accordance with policies outlined in the student handbook.

Collection Development Policy
Items are added to the library collection in accordance with School Board Policy 6163.5.

Media Center Materials Weeding Policy
In order to maintain a collection of materials within the framework of the philosophy of the Lampeter-Strasburg School district selection procedure and witihn the physical restraints of the school media center, the following criteria for maintaining the collection has been established.

Definition: Weeding is the process of withdrawing materials from the collection that are no longer suitable for use. It is a continuous process; however, special attention is given during the annual inventory. Weeding is completed by the library staff with the help of school faculty who are consulted as needed.

Criteria for Removal of Materials:
-Poor physical condition and rebinding/mending would be futile.
-Content is inaccurate, obsolete, or misleading.
-Material has been superseded by new or revised material.
-Material has not circulated within a five-year period.
-Duplicates whose material is no longer in demand.
-Material does not reflect the curriculum.

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Lampeter-Strasburg School District
1600 Book Rd., Lancaster PA 17602

Phone: 717-464-3311

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Administration Building: 717-464-4699
Lampeter Elementary School: 717-358-1880
Hans Herr Elementary School: 717-509-0300
Martin Meylin Middle School: 717-509-0289
Lampeter-Strasburg High School: 717-509-0485

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