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Media Home: Policies and Procedures

Student Expectations

The Media Center is a place of study, discovery and exploration.  All are welcome and encouraged to take advantage of the resources available. 

  • Students  visiting the media center without a classroom teacher are required to show pass and sign in at the circulation desk. 
  • Food, gum, and beverages are not permitted in the Media Center at any time. 
  • All other school rules and expectations are in effect in the media center 


All materials must be checked out at the circulation desk.

  • Books, magazines, CDs: 2 weeks 
  • Reference and Reserve books: Overnight
  • If a student has overdue materials, no further checkouts will be allowed until items are returned or paid for. If the material is found, a refund will be issued. 

Fines and Fees


There is no charge for overdue books
Fine of $.25 per day is charged for overdue CDs 
Fine of $.50 per day is charged for reference books

Printing Fees


Black & White Text

Printer Friendly Database Articles

Noodletools work cited page


$.25 per page, black and white graphic 

$.50 per page, color

Computer Use‚Äč


MCPS Regulation IGT-RA

User Responsibilities for Computer Systems,
Electronic Information, and Network Security