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Questions & Answers

  1. What are the hours of the library?
    • The library is opened from 8:15 a.m. until 3:50 p.m. Closed for lunch 12:41 p.m.-1:11 p.m.
  2. What are the rules for the LPJH library?
    • The rules for the library include:
      • Please respect your peers and instructors and the holdings (books and equipment) of the library.
      • No food, drink or gum are allowed in the library.
      • No horse-playing is allowed in the library.
      • No moving the furniture.
  3. What are the goals of the library for the new school year?
    • to provide a collection of instructional materials that support the curriculum maps of LPISD.
    • to provide a non-threatening area for parents to visit using technology to check student grades and/or access interent resources.
    • to provide assistance to students and teachers using materials and reference services for the completion of class assignments, both long-term and short-term projects, homework, and staff development through our reference and professional collections.
    • to provide books for students' reading pleasure (free choice).
    • to provide a safe and friendly enviornment for the personal and educational growth of students, teachers, staff, and administration.
  4. Fiction and Nonfiction books may be checked out through our circulation desk for a period of two weeks or ten school days. Materials may be renewed unless requested by another person, or if the patron has overdue books or outstanding fines.
    Materials may be returned during the next scheduled class time, or by leaving them on the circulation counter whenever they are finished with the books.
Overdue notices are distributed every grading period.  They accompany report cards.  All obligations should be cleared as soon as possible. A student with a library obligation may not check out any more materials until cleared in the library.