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School Library Policy

School Library Policy

The library functions as a place for leisure reading, quiet reflection and intellectual stimulation. In addition to providing quality reading materials, the library aims to help pupils to become lifelong readers.

Library Opening Hours

School Term Time Monday – Friday  9.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.
1.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m.
School Vacation Time Monday – Friday  March and September 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
May/June and November 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Borrowing Privileges

  • Students are entitled to borrow up to three books at a time.
  • The loan period for books is 14 days.
  • The EZ-link student pass functions as a library card.

Renewal

  • Books can be renewed for another 14 days.
  • Each book can only be renewed once.
  • You may renew an item if:
    • The item has not been reserved by another member
    • The item has not been renewed before.
    • The item is not overdue.

Lost / Damaged Library items

  • For every item lost/damaged, the pupil will have to purchase the same titled book as a replacement.
  • In the event that the book is no longer available in the market, pupil will have to replace a new book of equivalent value to the library.
  • Cash payment is not accepted.

Library Etiquette

The library aims to promote the love for reading and learning through providing a comfortable and conducive environment. To keep the library environment pleasant, pupils are expected to observe the following library etiquette:

  • Speak softly at all times.
  • Handle all library materials and facilities with care. Take only a few books from the shelves at a time and return them to the shelves after you have read them.
  • Obtain a pass from the librarian for the use of the Multimedia Stations. Each session is limited to 30 minutes.
  • Only pupils from Admiralty Primary School are allowed in the library at all times.
  • Anyone behaving unacceptably will be asked to leave.
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