Library Policies and Procedures

Visiting the Library

  • Students are welcome to use the library during open HOURS (M-Th 7am-4pm & Fri. 7am-3:30pm)
  • FOOD & DRINK are NOT permitted in the library
  • CELL PHONES AND IPODS are NOT to be used in the library during class
  • QUIET conversation is allowed in the main library area; project rooms are available for group study

Checking Out library Resources

  • Students must have a valid MHHS ID card
  • Students may put a book on HOLD for one (1) week
  • Books check out for one month at a time; RENEW books for two (2) more weeks if no one has requested the book
  • Remember to stop by the library when books are due (see inside cover of your book for due date) to either renew or return books
  • LATE FEES accrue at 5 cents a day per book
  • Fines are assessed for DAMAGED BOOKS. Please notify library staff of damage found immediately to avoid responsibility for damages
  • OVERDUE books are highlighted in red on a student's Destiny account
Computers
  • Computers are available in the library for SCHOOL USE ONLY (this includes e-mail)
  • PRINTING - Students are allowed to print school related assignments
  • Misconduct or unauthorized use of computers will result in suspension or loss of library computer use
  • COMPUTER TIP: SAVE! SAVE! SAVE! Computers are heavily used. To avoid losing your hard work, save your work constantly. Quick tip: Hold down the "Ctrl" (Control) button and then press "s" to save your work quickly
  • Personal flash drives are recommended to manage your work
  • Saving to the student-use computers in the Library and IRC is for temporary storage only. Save as you go and take your work with you!

ID Cards

  • All students are REQUIRED to carry a current MHHS ID card; this ID card is required at all dances, to check out library and textbooks, and for identification while on campus
  • Students are issued a new MHHS ID card annually. REPLACEMENT COST for a new ID card is $10
  • Replacement cards can be purchased in the Finance Office. The new card will then be issued by library staff with valid proof of purchase (receipt)