Policies & Procedures


Library Policies

Behavior. All library patrons are expected to behave respectfully and politely towards other patrons, library furnishings, and library employees. Please dispose of all trash and recycling in containers.


Cell Phones. Please do not make or receive phone calls while inside the library. Headphones are required for use of audio on any library or personal devices. See library staff if you need to borrow headphones.


Computer Use. Computers in the library are for the use of Harbor High students, as well as Harbor High faculty and staff. Classes in session with a teacher have priority for use of the computer lab and Chromecart. All students are expected to follow the guidelines of the Student Technology Acceptable Use Agreement.


Drinks. Covered drinks may be brought into the library.


Food. Consuming food other than unobtrusive snacks is prohibited in the library.


Library books. The loan period for most library materials for students is 6 weeks with an option to renew for an additional 15 days. Materials must be brought into the library to renew. Library materials more than 3 weeks overdue may be charged for and billed. Students who have lost or damaged materials are sometimes allowed, by special arrangement, to complete community service hours in the library to cover the costs.


Noise. The Harbor High Library is not a completely quiet place. In general, patrons may converse in normal speaking tones, but are expected to be respectful of students needing a quiet environment to study and any requests by library staff.

Student library accounts. Students can log in to see what library books are currently checked out on their accounts in the Harbor High Library catalog. Login with your Harbor High student ID number; no password is required. Unfortunately, textbook information is not currently available online. Unfortunately, textbook information is not currently available online. Please contact library staff for assistance.


Textbooks. Books for class-use are due when no longer required by the teacher; or the day of the final, whichever comes first. Textbooks that are overdue may be charged for and billed. Students who have lost or damaged textbooks are sometimes allowed, by special arrangement, to complete community service hours in the library to cover the costs.