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High School Library Guide

Rules and Regulations

On Borrowing of Materials

Non-Fiction Books - three (3) days; renewable for another three days, unless wanted by another user.
Fiction Books - one (1) week; renewable for another one week, unless wanted by another user.
Reserve Books - one (1) hour at a time for use within the library only. Extension for additional hours is granted unless there is no prior request by another user.

The following types of materials are read only in the library. They are not circulated for home use.

  • General References (G/ref) such as encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, yearbooks, almanacs, and other materials of the same type.
  • Filipiniana materials
  • Periodicals
  • Vertical Files

High school students are allowed to borrow the maximum of three (3) books at one time.

Fines and Other Penalties

1. For Overdue Books

A list of students who have overdue books and unpaid fines is posted on the bulletin board of the library. Fiction/Non-Fiction books are fined P0.50 per day, excluding Sundays and Holidays.

2. Lost Books

The borrower should immediately report a lost book to the librarian. Otherwise, if the book becomes overdue, the borrower will pay the overdue fine incurred up to the day the loss was reported. A lost book must be paid for or replaced within sixty (60) days. A processing fee of twenty pesos (P20.00) will be charged for every lost or replaced book. Payment for the lost book shall be equivalent to the book's current value together with the accrued fines and the processing fee.

3. Students who fail to observe library rules and regulations will be referred to the Director of Student Services for disciplinary action.

4. Stealing and mutilating of books or any library materials are serious offenses and will be dealt with more strictly.

Anyone found guilty of stealing any library material will be liable for disciplinary action sanctioned by the Director of Student Services, depending on the gravity of the offense. In addition, he/she will be made to pay a fine of P100.00 plus the current cost of acquiring a replacement.

Anyone found guilty of mutilating any library material will be liable for disciplinary action sanctioned by the Director of Student Services, depending on the gravity of the offense. In addition, he/she will be made to pay a fine of P50.00, plus the current cost of acquiring a replacement.

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