We LOVE our Rivera Library!Our Mission:The mission of the Rivera Library program is to ensure all students and staff are effective and ethical users of ideas and information; students are empowered to be critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, and skillful researchers.Hours: 7:30 - 3:45 (Daily)Essentials Rotation Schedule9:20-10:05 3rd Grade10:10-10:55 2nd Grade12:10-12:55 Kindergarten1:00-1:45 1st GradeCheck-Out Policies:Kindergarten: Check out 1 book for one week. This book stays in the classroom.1st Grade: Check out 1 book for one week to take home.2nd Grade: Check out two books for one week to take home.3rd Grade: Check out two books for two weeks to take home.4th Grade: Check out two books for two weeks to take home. Students will be able to check out three books starting in January.5th Grade: Check out three books for two weeks to take home.Due Dates:Students can look at what they have checked out and when items are due by looking at their library account online. To login to the library account, students need to login to the SSO portal and click on Library Online Resources. Scroll down to Rivera Library OPAC and click on the link. The account login button is in the top right corner once you have accessed the OPAC. Feel free to contact Ms. Barns with questions.Damaged Books:Students are responsible for damage to books including water/liquid damage, significant tears, missing barcode or spine labels, and coloring/writing in the library book. If it is impossible to repair the book back to usable condition, a fine equal to the price of the book will be assessed.Taking Care of Books at Home:
CHAMPS behavior in the library:Library follows CHAMPS to ensure students meet expectations and make the best of their time in the library. CHAMPS will be updated for each activity we do within the library.C- Conversation (what voice level)H - Help (how do we ask for help)A - Activity (what activity are we doing)M- Movement (how can I move in the library)P- Participation (how can I actively be involved in the activity)S- Success (using CHAMPS behavior allows us to have a successful time in the library!)
- Keep books away from food and liquids.
- Keep books away from small children and pets.
- Do not write, color, cut, or glue in books.
- Keep books in student's backpack when not reading.
- Use a bookmark. No folded pages, please.