Sandy Run School Media Center Circulation Policy
Child Development and Kindergarten: Students who have turned in permission forms may check out one book at a time for one week. The book will be overdue after two weeks.
First Grade: First grade students may check out one book for one week. At the discretion of their teacher, students may check out two books at a time for one week. The book will be overdue after two weeks.
Second through Eighth Grade: Second through eighth grade students may check out two books at a time. The books will be overdue after two weeks. It is recommended that students check out books in their comfort reading zone according to the STAR reading assessment.
Books may be renewed if not in demand or on hold for another student.
A book is overdue the day after the due date. Overdue notices for students with late materials will be placed in teacher mailboxes for distribution to students. Checkout privileges are suspended when a student has an overdue item on record. These are reinstated when the overdue clears.
Lost Book Policy
When a book is reported “lost”, the media center will issue a Lost/Damage Book notice to the student. Checkout privileges are suspended for the student until payment is made. After payment, a receipt is issued, and the student may check out books. If the book is found within 30 days and is in good, usable condition, the student will receive a complete refund. If the book is found after thirty days, there will be no refund given. The student may keep the book or donate it to the library. Lost book fees are based on current replacement cost of the book.*
Damaged Book Policy
All students are informed of the guidelines for taking care of books during orientation. When a book is damaged, a student should return the book to the media center. A damage fee assessment based on current replacement cost of the book will be made. A Lost/Damage Book Notice will be issued to the student. Checkout privileges are suspended for students with outstanding Lost/Damaged Book Notices. When payment is made, a receipt is issued, and checkout privileges are reinstated. Damaged books are discarded or given to the student.*
*The school has the right to withhold from any student the privilege of attending a school sponsored paid event until outstanding fines are paid on all overdue, lost, or damaged books.
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