• PHS Libraries

    PHS Library Policies & Procedures

    Library Checkout Procedures

    • Students should have their student ID (which serves as their library card) for checkout.
    • Students may check out up to 5 items at a time.
    • The loan period for books is 3 weeks, with 1 renewal available.
    • The loan period for calculators is 1 week.  There are no renewals for calculators.
    • Both libraries have a return box outside the library that students can use to return their items even when the libraries are closed.
    • The libraries will not charge overdue fines this year. 
    • Students who have items more than 1 month overdue will not be able to checkout any new items from the library.  
    • Students are responsible for paying the replacement cost for any lost or damaged library materials. 
    • Items more than one month overdue will be entered into Skyward fees.

    Visiting the Library 

    • Library Hours are 6:55am – 2:55pm for both the Bullard and Searcy Libraries.
    • Students may use both libraries, and they may return items checked out from one PHS library to the other PHS library.
    • The library will close when the librarian is absent, in a meeting, or at lunch.
    • Students may visit the libraries before school, during lunch, and after school (during regular library hours).
    • Students are expected to sign in when they enter the library.
    • During class time, students must have a pass from their teacher to visit the library.
    • Scheduled classes have priority in the library. 
    • Students may have drinks (with a lid) and small snacks in the library, provided that they are quietly reading or working.  No lunch trays in the libraries.