• CMS Library Policies & Procedures

    Library Use

    • For individual visits, students will need a pass and must sign in and out
    • Students will also visit the library with different classes for library instruction, book selection, and research


    Library Expectations:  Be Productive—Be Responsible—Be Respectful

    • Handle library materials (books, computers, iPads, etc.) properly and with care
    • Return materials on time
    • Pay for lost or damaged materials
      • Cash or check made payable to Carson Middle School Library
      • You will receive a refund if an item you paid for is returned within 30 days of payment
    • Show respect for other students and staff
    • Be productive while visiting the library

    Student Circulation Policies

    • Maximum number of checkouts:  3              Duration:  2 weeks                     Renewals:  as needed


    Overdue Policy

    • Students will periodically receive email alerts regarding overdue materials
    • At the end of each quarter, overdue notices are distributed to students in an effort to ensure all library accounts are clear


    Destiny & Sora

    • Students may search for print books, checkout eBooks and audio books, and view the status of their library accounts at any time by using Destiny, the library catalog
    • Students may access additional digital titles through Sora, a digital content platform
    • Destiny and Sora can be accessed via the TigerID dashboard


    Grading & Assignments

    • Grades given by Ms. McNeill, the librarian, will be incorporated into the student’s grade for the corresponding class
      •  For example, if a 6th-grade ELA teacher brings in her students for a lesson on databases with Ms. McNeill, any work graded by Ms. McNeill will be included in the student’s ELA grade
    • It is the RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT to ask about missed work and arrange a time to come to the library to meet with Ms. McNeill.


    Happy reading!