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RPSHS STUDENT LIBRARY & TEXT HIRE BORROWING POLICY
   
The following policies pertain to students borrowing both library and text hire resources. All policies are at the discretion of the library and text hire staff.
Students
Students must provide verified evidence of enrolment to borrow;
 Library loan period is two weeks;
     Library loan limits:
 
       *  Years 11 and 12 – 8 books   
 
       *  Year 10 – 6 books
 
       *  Years 8 and 9 – 4 books
   
 Text hire – no loan limits. Loans according to subject requirements;
 The borrower must return all items by the due date in good condition;
 The borrower must regularly check their school email for notifications;
 All efforts must be made by the student to recover overdue resource items or 
      the monetary value of said items;
      The borrower will be denied loans until the overdue resource has been 
      recovered or the monetary value paid;
      Students ARE NOT ALLOWED to keep their loans in the classroom – they 
      must be responsible for them.   
 

For resource hire information, click the link below.

Year 7 to 12 Resource Hire Scheme Information 2018


The school library aims to provide students with a variety of print and digital resources to assist students in their studies and promote recreational reading.
 

Library Opening Hours
The library is open to students for study and reading

·         Before school at 8.15am

·         Major and Minor breaks

 
Facilities

The library includes:

·         Fiction books catering to a variety of reading interests and abilities;

·         Non-fiction books to support the curriculum and engage students’ general   
          interests;   

·         Laptops are available to research and type assignments.  In break times 
          students must provide their student ID card;

·         World Book Online – the encyclopaedia is available online for students to 
          use at school or at home on -
          
http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb&subacct=AU11132   
         The school username and password can be found in students’ diaries or can 
          be obtained from the library  

Book Loans

·         Book loans are available for two weeks and are expected to be returned or 
          renewed on time (see Borrowing Policy above);

·         Students are expected to show their ID Card to borrow'

·         Library loan limits -

    • Years 11 and 12 – 8 books

    • Year 10 – 6 books

    • Years 8 and 9 – 4 books

 

Text Book Hire
Text Book Hire can be found at the end of the Visual Art Block;
It is open Monday - Friday at Major break only;
Students are expected to show their ID Card to borrow.