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    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: 7:25 - 3:25 (Daily) 

    All students may visit the library any time during the school day with their teacher's permission.

     
    Specials Rotation Schedule (Daily):  
     
    9:40 - 10:25 ~ 2nd Grade
    11:45 - 12:30 ~ 1st Grade
    12:35 - 1:20 ~ Kindergarten
     
     
    Check-Out Policies:
     
    Kindergarten  - Check out 1 book for one week. This book stays in the classroom. Students will begin to take books home in January.
    1st Grade - Check out 1 book for one week to take home. Students will begin to check out two books in January.
    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/5th Grade- Check out two books for two weeks to take home. Students will be able to check out three books starting in January.
     
     
    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. Prock 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: 
    • 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. 
     
    Makerspace/STEAM shelf
    Students may come to the library throughout the day to use the makerspace/STEAM activities with their teacher's permission. They must be respectful to other classes using the library, and remember to clean up after themselves when they leave. Library staff may not be able to sit and work with students on their activities if there is another class in the library. Students need to use their problem solving skills to come up with a solution to the problems that they encounter if the librarian or library aide are not available. Please contact Ms. Prock for more information.
     
     
    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!)