Library Policies

Check Out Policies

Students can check out or renew books as long as their records are free of fines and overdue books.

Loan Periods:

  • 1st Grade - 3 books for 1 week
  • 2nd Grade -3 books for 1 week
  • 3rd Grade - 3 books for 2 weeks
  • 4th Grade - 3 books for 2 weeks
  • 5th Grade - 3 books for 2 weeks
  • Kindergarten begins check out later in the year-1 book for 1 week

Book Return – Books are stamped with the due date and may be returned early. Please check the slip at the back of the book for date the book is due.

OVERDUE POLICY

Overdue notices are automatically sent weekly via parent email. Please reinforce the importance of responsible book return.

Unfortunately, students with overdue books aren’t able to check out until they bring their book back.

Students are not fined for late books, but they are responsible for lost or damaged library books.  Lost or damaged books can be replaced with a new copy of the same book or the listed fine can be paid.

Library Curriculum

  • Library Skills: Locates, accesses and uses library resources responsibly and effectively.
  • Literature: Uses literature to pursue personal interests, expand global understanding, and reach academic goals.
  • Research I: Identifies the task, determines resources needed, and locates sources.
  • Research II: Uses information, presents findings, and evaluates the research process.
  • Citizenship: Uses information and resources safely, ethically, legally, and responsibly.

Specialist Grading Rubric

Lake Washington School District Specialist Rubric

EFFORT

MUSIC, PE, LIBRARY

ABOVE STANDARD (4) This student performs at standard (3) and in addition is a consistent, independent, and self motivated learner. The student actively contributes to the classroom learning experience.

AT STANDARD (3) This student regularly:

  • focuses and engages in the class activity
  • listens to and follows instructional directions and asks for help when needed
  • follows class rules
  • respects people and school property
  • cooperates with others to accomplish lesson goals

APPROACHING STANDARD (2) This student sometimes:

  • focuses and engages in the class activity
  • listens to and follows instructional directions and asks for help when needed
  • follows class rules
  • respects people and school property
  • cooperates with others to accomplish lesson goals

NOT AT STANDARD (1) This student seldom:

  • focuses and engages in the class activity
  • listens to and follows instructional directions and asks for help when needed
  • follows class rules
  • respects people and school property
  • cooperates with others to accomplish lesson goals