Circulation Policy

General: Students may check out a book for 14 days.

Reference: (Selected materials only).  Students may check out a book for 3 days.

Renewals: Materials may be renewed unless they have been placed on hold by another student.

Overdue/Lost books

Students with overdue books will be charged $.05 per day. NOTICE: WAIVED DUE TO COVID

Students with lost/damaged books will be charged the price of the book.

Note: Students will be placed on Fees Owed List at the end of each semester if they have any library fees.

Ids required to check out books.

Please present library hall pass.

Promotions and Challenges

September Banned Books Challenge Winner: Braydon Anderson

October Challenge: Destiny Practice!

Winner receives a bag of Halloween candy!

Cultural Diversity

Celebrate Hispanic American Month:

Author Spotlight:

Matt de la Pena

Click below to see Matt tell of his journey to becoming a young adult author:

Check out the authors and titles on the Hispanic American display!

Matt de la Pena

Library Goals

2020-2020 Short Term Goals

1.   Increase ebook collection by 10% to enhance and support distance learning evidenced by Titlewave Collection analysis

2.   Increase average age collection by 2 years (based on last report from 2019-2020 school year) evidenced by Titlewave Analysis

3.   Create and develop Google classroom to promote authors, books, and encourage reading for distance learners

Long Term Goals

1.   Update average age collection to 10 years

2.   Increase collection to meet 10 books per student guidelines

3.   Collaborate with teachers to increase collection and circulation of Professional Collection


NPHS Library Procedures during COVID

Hybrid A/B Students

1. A schedule/time will be developed by the librarian with teacher collaboration for student checkout times.Teachers may send students individually or in small groups of

2.Students will not be allowed to browse the shelves to check out books. Students will use the Destiny catalog (in the library or remotely) and complete a book request slip.The librarian will pull the book from the shelf and check out the book to the student.

3.A crate will be placed on the circulation desk for returned books. The librarian will scan the books, marking them in the computer as checked in, and place them in another crate marked with the day of the week. Books will be wiped down and quarantined there for 2 days before being shelved for additional checkout.

Virtual Students

  • Virtual students, using the library catalog link on the district website, will place holds on desired books.
  • The librarian will pull the books, check them out to the student, and take them to the front office for a parent to pick up during office hours.
  • These books should be returned through the front office. A crate will be placed in the office and the librarian will retrieve the books daily to ensure proper quarantine time for the books.
  • If physical access to the library is needed, parents may email the librarian for scheduled library site access.


  • Students must remain six feet apart when checking out books at the circulation desk.
  • Students must social distance when searching Destiny catalog.
  • Students must have a student ID to check out books (once the IDs are issued).
  • Overdue fines will be temporarily waived. Notification will be given when overdue fines resume.
  • Students will still be responsible for the cost of lost or damaged books.
  • Procedures may be modified as state/government guidelines change.
Reading Club News

Pick up a membership application in the library.

Deadline is October 21.