Mrs. Connie Kearl
Library Hours: 7:15 am - 2:45 pm
The CHS Falcon Library provides resources for students and teachers, assists students in developing information literacy and research skills and provides recreational reading opportunities.
Service is the central purpose of the staff in the CHS Falcon Library. The library media teachers serve as a resource, helping both teachers and students.
Fall Literacy Night
Read Across Davis
Student Guidelines and Procedures
Access: The Falcon Library is available to students before and after school as well as during lunch. ALL students using the Falcon Library during class time must have a LIBRARY PASS signed by their teacher that states the students’ purpose for their visit to the library.
Circulation: ALL library materials must be CHECKED OUT at the checkout desk.
Students may have up to 5 books (non-reference) for 3 weeks. The due date is stamped in the back of the book.
Each book may be RENEWED one time.
A GRACE PERIOD of 5 days is given for the return of books. IF the book is returned or renewed within the grace period NO FINES will be charged. However, if the book is returned after the grace period $0.25 will be assessed for each day it is late including the grace period. The maximum fine is $5.00 per semester.
If a library book is DAMAGED, it must be returned to the library for professional repair. Repair fines are a minimum of $2.00 but can increase to a replacement and processing fee if the damage is extensive.
If a library book is LOST, the student’s library and school account will be charged the cost of buying a new copy and $3.00 to process the new book.
Library accounts with fines will remain CLOSED until ALL library fines are paid. Fines from other schools, transfer to the Falcon Library with the student. Library fines are paid in the office, and the receipt should be brought to the checkout desk to unlock a student account.
Computer Lab: The Falcon Library computers are reserved for classes signed up to do research first and then become available to individual students.
According to the District Acceptable Use Contract library computers are for school work only. Computer use is monitored through software that allows the library media teacher to view all computers.
Individual students using the library computers outside of class time MUST present a current CHS ID and sign in at the circulation desk in order to use the computers.
Students may PRINT materials in the lab if they are with a teacher who is scheduled to us the lab. If students need to print at any other time they need to purchase a print pass in the main office for $1.00 which gives them 20 pages of printing.
The Library Media DESK focuses and prioritizes the reading and information literacy skills that students need to know and be able to use to help them read and research effectively in all subjects and with a variety of technologies.