About the library

Mission
In compliance with the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Library Media Center's Mission Statement, the purpose of the Charlotte Wood LibraryMedia Center is to:

To provide an information-rich environment;
To prepare students to be independent, competent users of information and technology;
To foster a love of reading and literature;
To support the school curriculum.

 

Circulation
Students may check out two items for two week periods, renewable in person or online. Reference and videotapes are not to be checked out by students. Holds can be placed through the on-line Library Catalog. Students need to provide their student ID card or student number to check out library materials. Items are to be returned in the drop box during library hours or in the mailbox outside the library when it is closed. Late dues are not charged; however, damaged or lost items will be assessed a fine. All materials must be returned or fines paid, otherwise, student privileges will be confiscated and yearbooks detained.

 

Internet Usage
Computer Use is a Privilege, NOT a Right.

While the school district takes various measures to protect students from negative elements on the Internet, parents/guardian are required to sign and comply with Computer Use Policy. The LMC computers, networks and Internet services are provided for school-related use only. Unacceptable use may result in suspension or loss of privileges, as well as additional disciplinary and/or legal action. Examples of unacceptable uses that are expressly prohibited include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Non-school-related Uses - Personal use or pleasure (playing games);
  2. Accessing Inappropriate Materials - Viewing materials that are obscene, threatening, discriminatory, harassing, illegal, or otherwise inappropriate;
  3. Chat Rooms/News Groups - Accessing chat rooms or news groups. 
  4. Violating Copyrights - Copying or downloading copyrighted materials without the owner's permission;
  5. Plagiarism - Representing as one's own work any. materials obtained on the Internet (such as research papers, articles, etc.). Appropriate Internet citation must be identified;
  6. Copying Software - Copying or downloading software;
  7. Misuse of Passwords/Unauthorized Access - Sharing passwords, using other users' passwords without permission and/or accessing other users' accounts;
  8. Malicious Use/Vandalism - Any malicious use, disruption or harm to the school's computers, networks and Internet services, including but not limited to hacking activities; and
  9. Illegal Activities - Using the school's computers, networks and Internet services for any illegal activity or activity that violates the district's policies, procedures and/or school rules