Frequently Asked Questions
When may I use the library?
library is officially open from 7:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m on Monday,
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Wednesday's the library closes at 1:30
p.m. Often the library is closed for special events or testing during
the day. No pass is required before or after school. Lunch hours do not
require a pass. During class periods a signed pass from the teacher is
required at the front desk. Students with release periods are welcome.
library is not open on Saturday or Sunday and the schedule follows the
District calendar for breaks. The library is not open when our District
is not in session. The library is also not open during the summer,
unless the District Summer School is being held on our campus. When that
occurs, library use is for summer school students and faculty only.
How does book check-out work?
picture ID is required: School ID or a driver’s license. Regular books
circulate for 10 school days and most reference materials may be checked
out overnight. Reference materials checked out overnight are due before
the start of school. After a grace period of 5 school days, the fine
for regular checkouts will be $.10/day from the due date. Overnight
checkouts not turned in before first hour will incur fines of
$.25/period, or $1.50 per day.
What happens if I owe a fine or overdue book?
student will not be allowed to check out anything else until overdue
materials are returned and the fine is paid. If a book is lost or
damaged, a student will be required to pay replacement cost.
Are textbooks available to use for homework?
We have multiple copies of many textbooks which may be used in the library only. Collateral must be given for the book.
Is there a charge for printing?
black and white printing from the network computers is $.10/page. Color
printing is available for $.50/page.
Gilbert High School Library Use Policy
that is disruptive to library use is not acceptable. If disruptive
behavior occurs repeatedly, library staff reserve the right suspend
library privileges per administration. Behavior that is disruptive, may
include, but is not limited to:
• Harassment of library staff
• The use of abusive or threatening language or gestures
• Creation of unreasonable noise
• Loud or boisterous behavior or talking
| Level of Incident
| Minor policy infringement
| Belligerent behavior 1st incident
| Belligerent behavior 2nd incident
Cell Phones & Phone Usage
When entering library, please set phone to vibrate. Calls should be made in the library lobby or in the Tiger Mall area.
The library staff will begin closing procedures 15 minutes prior to closing time.
use will take priority when computers are at a premium. Tampering with
computer hardware or software is strictly prohibited. Use of 2 or more
computers concurrently is forbidden.
websites that may be considered prohibited under Arizona State Law is
strictly forbidden. Computers may not be used for private, profit or
commercial gain. Saving, downloading, burning or photocopying materials
is subject to the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17 U.S.
The Gilbert Public Schools Electronic Information Student Acceptable Use Policy
Food & Drink
should be followed.
and drink are not allowed in the library. Bottled water is allowed,
but not while using the computers. Trash receptacles are located
throughout the Library and ready for use.
Personal Items in the Library
The library is not responsible for lost or stolen items. All items left will be submitted to the Security Office.
The library reserves the right to review these policies and make changes as needed.