• PHS Libraries

    PHS Library Policies & Procedures

    • The PHS Libraries are open from 6:45am – 2:45pm.  
    • PHS has two libraries, the North Library and the South Library.  Students may use both libraries.
    • During class time, students must have a pass from their teacher to come to the library.
    • The library staff cannot write passes to excuse students who are late to class.
    • Students should always sign in when entering the library.
    • Library passes are not required before school, during lunch, or after school.

    Checkouts

    • Students can access their library account information through the PHS Library Catalog using their network username and password.
    • Students must present their school ID to check out library materials.
    • Students may check out up to 5 items at a time.
    • Students may return PHS library materials to either the North Library OR the South Library. 

    Loan Period

    • Books - 3 weeks
    • Magazines - 2 weeks
    • Calculators - 2 weeks
    • Flash Drives - 2 weeks

    Fines

    • Overdue fines are $0.05 per day with a maximum of $1.00 per overdue item ($2.00 maximum per overdue calculator).
    • Small fines less than $1.00 will be deleted.
    • It is the students' responsibility to keep up with their library materials.
    • Students are responsible for paying the replacement cost of any lost or damaged items.

    Computer Use

    • Library computers are available for students to work on assignments.
    • Scheduled classes have priority on library computers during the school day.
    • Playing games on school computers is prohibited per district policy.
    • Internet access is filtered and access to outside e-mail services is denied per district policy