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EPHS FAQs - COVID

EPHS Library FAQs:

Can I visit the library?

Absolutely. We are open for you to come in to check out books or to study.

Can I get help with my research project?

Yes!!  Stop by the library or email us. We’ll work with you to help you find the resources you need to complete your project.

Can I request books from home?

Yes. Click the link below to submit a request for a book. We can get the book in your hands with curbside pickup.

Request a Book

Is the library open before school?

            Not currently

Is the library open after school?

In a limited way. If you want to check out a book, you can stop by after school

Teachers-- Make a Reservation!

Teachers:

We welcome you into the Library Media Center to host a class, event, activity, or work session!

We accept and encourage reservations!

To make a reservation, please use the following link:

Once you submit your request, Mrs. Monteiro will send you a confirmation email, pending space availability. 

Visiting the Library

Students are welcome to use the library before and after school.  During the day, students must have a pass from their teacher.

During the school day students with passes must:

1. Sign in
2. Leave pass in the basket.
3. Get your pass signed
4. Sign out.

5. Please be considerate of others who are working in the library.

EPHS Library Mission Statement

The mission of the library media program is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information.  This mission is accomplished by:

  • Providing intellectual and physical access to materials in all formats
  • Providing instruction to foster competence and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, and using information and ideas
  • Working with other educators to design learning strategies to meet the needs of individual student

Additionally our mission is to make our library a welcoming place to our students, teachers and community members. We strive:

  • to encourage the pursuit of personal interests through reading and research
  • to support student achievement of curricular goals and objectives
  • to encourage curiosity about the world around us
  • to empower students to become discriminating users of information
  • to provide up-to-date resources in a variety of formats and the training to use them
  • to promote academic excellence and instill academic integrity.

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Borrowing Library Materials

Borrowing Library Items
Found a great book? The borrowing period for students is 15 school days (3 weeks). Limit: 2 items per student.
Renewals
Want to continue reading your book? Swing by the library or send us an email to renew if you need additional time! No need to bring the book.

Consideration of Others 
Please be mindful of library material due dates, and that other students may be looking to borrow the material that you have checked out. If you have overdue materials or a library balance, you will need to renew/return or satisfy your balance before you are able to borrow again. Speak to the library staff if there are special circumstances or if you need assistance. 

 
Lost or Damaged Books
Show some love to the Library and please be responsible with our school library materials! Be careful, as students must pay the cost of replacing lost or damaged materials (before borrowing additional items).
 
Notices
Check "My Info" in your library account to check for due dates, fines, and hold status.  Students are notified of overdue material via email.
Hours
Monday - Thursday: 7:00 - 2:30
Friday 7:00 - 2:00

Need help?  Email the library staff:  

Mrs. Driscoll - rdriscoll@epschoolsri.com 

Mrs. Monteiro - mmonteiro@epschoolsri.com                                          

                                                                            

RILINK Inter-Library Loan Policy

Library Staff

Mrs. Driscoll

Library Media Specialist

rdriscoll@epschoolsri.com

 

Mrs. Monteiro

Research and Learning Commons Specialist

mmonteiro@epschoolsri.com

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