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    Library Cards

    • Every student is issued an ID card which is also used as a library card.
    • The card is valid until for the academic school year Bowie High School.
    • A hard copy ID is required for all circulation transactions.
    • A replacement ID may be purchased for $5.00 from the administration.

    Circulation Procedures

    • A student may borrow up to 4 books at one time. 
    • The loan period is two weeks. 
    • Renewal is possible, but books must be brought into the media center to be renewed. 
    • Magazines do not circulate. 
    • Reference books may be checked out overnight and must be returned before 1st period the next school day. 
    • Fines are charged for overdue books. The charge is 10 cents per day per book and 25 cents per reference book per day, if not returned before period 1. 
    • Lost items are billed at the current replacement price. 
    • All obligations must be received prior to a student being issued a report card. 

    Media Center Passes

    • A green pass from the current period teacher is required for admittance to the media center during class hours. 
    • All students who come to the media center during their lunch period should remain in the media center until the end of the period. 
    • Lunch passes are issued by the media specialist before first period. 

    Digital Resources - Passwords are available from the media specialist

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    Prince George's County Memorial Library System