The Oakland High School


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Welcome to the OHS Library Media Center!

Welcome to the Oakland High School Library. We are a fully automated high school media center, and we have a comprehensive collection to meet your reading and research needs. Our library operates a flexible schedule and offers services through extended hours. We open each day at 7:15 and close at 3:15.

Things to Know:

The standard library loan period is two weeks; however, some items are available for overnight loan or one-week loan. Books can also be renewed. The collection is catalogued and shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System.

Fines of ten cents per day are assessed to all items turned in past due. If a book is lost or damaged, you will be charged a fee up to but not exceeding the cost of the book. A refund is given for books that are found minus the overdue fee.

Some restrictions may apply, but generally, you may check out two books at a time.

You must bring a pass signed by your teacher to visit the library during class periods. Exceptions to that requirement are during the extended day times and during your lunch period or PAT time.

Computers are located the library media center that provide internet access and online services as long as Rutherford County’s acceptable use policy is observed by network users.

The OHS Library Media Center maintains special collections which support our curriculum and address the needs and interests of our population. The includes foreign language books, audio books, and grade level recommended titles.

A coin-operated photocopy machine is housed in the library for your use. Printing from computers is available based on per page cost.

Please observe the fact that the library must maintain an atmosphere which promotes quiet study and concentration. Your behavior in this facility should never be contrary to that.

Special Programs

· Lunch Bunch “Un”lecture series

· Teen Read Week Activities

· Reading Contests

· Partnerships with various community organizations including Linebaugh Library, Read to Succeed, and Rutherford “One Book.”

Ask the librarians if you are interested in these programs.