Welcome to Settle Middle School's
How do I join?
You are automatically a member
when you are at this school. You have two tickets which are kept in the library
How many books can I borrow and
for how long? You can
borrow 2 books at a time. They are stamped with a return date of 2 weeks
but can be borrowed for longer if you bring them back to be re-stamped by a
librarian. Please do not let your books get overdue as you cannot borrow any
more books until they are returned.you put them back neatly in the
right place when you have finished. Then you and other pupils will be able to
find them next time they are needed. If you don’t
know where they belong, put them in the white
available? How do I find what I want?
Fiction or story books
are on the long wall near the staff room and near the music room. They are
arranged in alphabetical
order according to the author’s
surname. If you only know the title, look
in the card index to find the author, if it is a book we have. There is also
some illustrated fiction at the end of the long wall.
are arranged according to subject e.g. sports, science, pets, and each has its
own code number. You can find some of these on a poster, or look in the card
index for the number you want, or look at the shelf labels.
Most of these are next to the staff room but some are with the other
non-fiction. These can help you find information quickly and are kept in the
can be used for research or to do other work. There is only room for up to 3
people to use it at a time. Books about IT are on the shelf above the computer.
are at the back table and should be used with head-phones. There are stories,
poems and different kinds of music.
The easiest way to know where
things are is to spend some time just looking at the books. You can soon become
a library and information expert!
whenever you are in the library, try not to disturb others who may be working or
Library opening times:-
All day to read or do research.
Morning break and
lunchtime 12.30 to 12.50, when the librarians
are on duty, to borrow books on your library
Who to ask for help:-
Mrs Pauley (ask in the staff room if she is not in
Your teacher during lesson times
Year 6 have
special library sessions during registration. Other years should come normally
at morning breaks or lunchtimes for personal borrowing.