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Chaparral High School Library

Library Catalog Link

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Here's how to build a list of books as you search the library catalog, then print the list, and create a citation list of the books you want to use.

Here's how to find books in the library.

 

Click on the video below, or link to an MP4 file here.

 

How to Check Out a Library Book

1. Please wait in line at the sign until you are called to the counter.

2. Show your current CHS I.D. card to library staff, or a parent may check out books for you.

3. Library books are due in three weeks, but can be renewed unless another student has requested the book.

4. You may check out 1-2 novels at a time (in addition to core literature you are reading in class). You may also check out 1-2 nonfiction (information) books at a time, but just one on each research topic.

4. If a book you need is out, ask us to put a "hold" on it, and you will be the next person to check it out.

5. Overdue library books must be returned and fines paid before checking out a new book -- checking out library books is a privilege.

 

About the Library

Regular Library Hours

Monday 8 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.

Tuesday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:25 p.m.

Schedule on minimum days: LIBRARY CLOSES at 1 p.m.


Telephone 951-695-4200 x130

email chslibrary@tvusd.k12.ca.us

Mrs. Sheila Ferguson, Library Technician II

Mrs. Sue Palomares, Library Assistant II (mornings)

Ms. Catherine Benson, Computer Lab Assistant II (see Computer Labs web page)

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Textbook News

Students who have not yet paid their fines or returned books from first semester are on the fines list and will not be able to participate in school activities or pick up tickets for senior events until they clear.  

How to pay a fine online - print out your receipt and bring the receipt with you to the library.

QUESTIONS? Telephone 951-695-4200 x130

email chslibrary@tvusd.k12.ca.us

    **Money Saving Textbook Tips**

1. Check books carefully -- you have two weeks to report any damages such as writing, torn pages, or food or drink spills.

2. Keep a record of your textbook barcodes in your notebook, or take a picture of them on a cell phone.

3. Don't leave books in a classroom, even if the teacher offers a cupboard! If the book is damaged, lost or stolen YOU are still responsible to pay for it.

4. Cover your textbooks to keep them clean; please don't tape covers to the actual book.

5. Avoid water damage, water turns to mold! Don't put drinks in a backpack with books. Put books in a plastic bag if you carry them to school on a rainy day.

6. Always return your book personally to the library counter so that we can be sure the book you are returning is the same one you borrowed.

BOOKS ARE EXPENSIVE! AVERAGE COST OF ONE TEXTBOOK NOW IS $100 or more!

 

 

Do you need an  I.D. card? Come to the library, we can print a new one for you. $5 if you lost the first one, FREE if you never got an ID card (new students, recent transfers). The ID "lost and found" is in the library, maybe yours is there waiting for you!

 

Library Rules

1. The library is a quiet place to read or study.

2. No food, drink, candy, or gum in the library, not even water. And ladies, please do not apply make-up in the library.

3. Computers are for school business only. You may print 5 pages free from library computers if it is school-related.

4. During class, you need a pass to stay in the library. Stop at the desk to make sure there is room for you, then sign in.

5. Sign up for CAT30 passes before school or at break on the same day. Your CAT30 teacher may not write you a pass to the library.

6. You need a current CHS ID card to check out books.

7. SAFETY FIRST in the library. Know where the exits are in case of a fire. Please do not block aisles by moving chairs (just 4 chairs to a table), keep backpacks and feet under the tables.

ALL SCHOOL RULES APPLY IN THE LIBRARY.