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DAILY LIBRARY HOURS 

  • Open before school
  • During Nutrition
  • During Lunch                                           
Open Nutrition and Lunch                                       
*The library closes to students when the fire code maximum occupancy numbers are reached.
 
OVERDUE BOOKS
The fine for returning a book late to the library is 10 cents per school day.  The library aide will work with students with overdue books and/or fines in order to provide access to library books and to also address students’ library obligations, which must be met.
 
LIBRARY PASSES                                                                                          
Students must have a signed library pass (hot pink) from their teachers when visiting the library during class time and have a specified instructional need for coming to the library.
 
GUIDELINES FOR USING LIBRARY COMPUTERS 
Students must have a signed AUP form on file in the library in order to use the Internet.  Students must show their Dana MS I.D. card with the Internet permission sticker on the back.  When a student loses his/her I.D. card the card must be replaced immediately by purchasing a new card in the Library for $2.00 during nutrition or lunch. 
 
Circulation Policy
  • Students may have only 1 book checked out at a time.
  • Books are circulated for a two (2) week loan period.
  • Books are due on the date stamped in the book.
  • Books may be renewed. The book must be brought to the library in order to be renewed.
  • Reference books are to be used in the library.
  
DANA MIDDLE SCHOOL’S ONLINE DESTINY LIBRARY SYSTEM
You can use this link to search our school’s DESTINY LIBRARY SYSTEM from any computer while at school or at home. Check the DESTINY before coming to the library. Is the book that you need available for check out?
LAUSD DIGITAL LIBRARY
You can use this link to search up-to-date online databases provided to you free. You can only use this link when you are searching from a computer at school.
 
LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY LIVE HOMEWORK HELP
Online free tutors available from 3 to 10 pm daily. You must have a LAPL library card in order to use this free service. See link below if you need to apply for a card.
 
APPLY FOR A LAPL LIBRARY CARD ONLINE
 
SAN PEDRO PUBLIC LIBRARY – YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Use the online catalog to see if the book that you need is available for check out.
 
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RECOMMENDED LITERATURE (K-12)
An annotated collection of outstanding literature for children and adolescents in grades kindergarten through grades twelve.
 
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RECOMMENDED LITERATURE FOR MATH AND SCIENCE
An annotated collection of outstanding literature for children and adolescents in grades kindergarten through grades twelve in the disciplines of science and mathematics.
 
 
STAFF                                                                                                          
Clerical Staff
Mrs. Maria Di Iorio
Mrs. Ann Mararac 
Mrs. Angela Rollins
 
Library's Direct Line 310.241.1121