High School Library

  • Please visit the High School Library Homepage in Canvas for help with:

    • Research 
    • Citing Sources
    • Databases 
    • Printing 

    About the HS Library 

    Quick Facts

    Hours:  M-F  7:50 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  

    Book Checkout: 3 weeks, renewals are possible.

    Late Fees: 10 cents per day, reference is $1.00 per day.

    Photocopies: 5 per day for academic use, personal copies are 10 cents each.

    A library pass is required during class hours.

    No food or drink except bottled water.

    Library Catalog & Online Databases

    For all links, please visit the VC Libraries & Databases page. 

    Technology 

    The library contains 8 iMacs. 

    iPad checkouts are available for $1, not overnight, unless approved by Mr. Parsons. Late fees are $2 daily.
     
    iPad batteries are available, for $1, but never overnight. Late fees are $2 daily. 

    Computers are for word processing, research, and appropriate Internet use.  

    Social networking, streaming, and games are allowed before and after school (2:15 on Wednesdays) and during breaks and lunch. Bring your earbuds for audio.

    VCS Technology: Responsible Use Policy

    Behavior

    Students visiting the Library will follow these simple behavior guidelines:

      • Engage in quiet, productive learning activities and allow others to do the same
      • Be respectful of other people's time, space, person, and property

    Outside Resources

    Local Libraries

    Websites, addresses, and phone numbers.  All VCS students can be members of the Cerritos Public Library! Ask your VCHS Librarian how to get a free Cerritos Library card.

    Common Sense Media

    For students and parents.  from the website...

    "Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology."

    Worldcat

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