Thursday, 22 July 2010

School Rules - Part 4

Time: Monday - Friday : 7.30 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Saturday : 8.00 a.m. - 12.45 p.m.
School Holidays : 8.00 a.m. - 12.45 p.m.

All library rules must be observed when using these facilities.

Rules for borrowing:
  1. All girls, except Upper Sixth formers, are allowed to borrow only ONE book at a time. Upper Sixth formers are allowed to borrow two books at a time.
  2. There can only be ONE renewal after a week. No immediate renewal of spotted books is allowed. Any renewal can only be made after a week.
  3. There will be a fine of 5 c per book/magazine per day late until the book is returned. There will also be a fine of $2 on red spot books due on Saturday but returned on Monday. All red spot books must be returned by 8.00 a.m. on the specified date. There will be a fine of 5 c per hour late until the book is returned.
  4. The loss or damage of books must be reported to the librarian immediately.
  5. Borrowers responsible for the loss or damage of books or magazines must pay for the repairs of replacements in addition to a fine.
  6. The following books are NOT to be taken out of the Library: Atlases, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and other books marked an 'R'.
  7. Books with any of the following faults must be reported to the librarian: books with loose or torn pages, books with missing pages, books with completed date due slips or cards, books without date due slips or cards
  8. Nothing must be written on the page of any book or magazine and nothing must be underlined. THIS IS A PUNISHABLE OFFENCE.
  9. Blue, green and red spot books are to be borrowed by teachers and Sixth formers only
  10. Only Fifth and Sixth formers and teachers are allowed to borrow magazines, ONE at a time. They are allowed to keep the magazine for a period of THREE days.
  11. A borrower's card is NOT transferable.
  12. No reserving of books or seats is allowed.

Other rules:

  1. There must be NO talking or whispering in the Library.
  2. No eating is allowed in the Library.
  3. School bags, tupperware etc. must be left outside the library neatly.
  4. Anything taken out of the Library must be checked by the librarian on duty.
  5. Only teachers and Sixth formers are allowed to take their files into the Library. Sixth formers must leave these at the counter.
  6. No printed materials of any kind, except textbooks, are to be taken into the Library. If found, such materials will be confiscated.
  7. Anyone leaving the Library with a library book must have her borrower's card with her.
  8. No one will be admitted unless wearing school uniform and school badges. Girl Guides may come in their uniforms on Saturday.
  9. Book shelves must be tidy and books replaced according to call numbers after use.
  10. Magazines and periodicals must be replaced properly in their respective shelves after use.
  11. Chairs must be pushed in after use. THERE WILL BE A FINE OF 5 C FOR CHAIRS NOT PUSHED IN AFTER USE.
  12. There will be no leaning against the walls or sitting on the floor.
  13. Girls not taking a certain subject are allowed into the Library, but only with permission from their Form Mistress.
  14. Girls whose classes are given Library periods must come to the Library during the specified times. They are only allowed to borrow books for the first 30 minutes ONLY.
  15. Borrower's cards are sold on the first two days of the month only (please refer to the Library notice board for these dates) to girls who have lost their cards. New cards are priced at 50c each. Girls with completed cards may renew their cards during Library hours at 5c each.
  16. Magazine slips are sold on the first two days of the month to girls who have lost their magazine slips. New magazine slips are priced at 20c each. Girls with completed magazine slips may renew their magazine slips during Library hours, at 5c each.
  17. Each girl is allowed to use a maximum of two books & 2 magazines while working in the Library.

NOTE: Ignorance of these rules will not be accepted as an adequate excuse.

All images courtesy of Poh Ching Suan (Class of 1985)

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