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Library

Welcome to Thoreau Demonstration Academy School's Library!

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Thoreau incorporates technology with the printed word to help further the education of our students. We have thousands of printed works on hand as well as digital media such as ebooks, audiobooks, and multiple computer stations with high-speed internet access.

Announcements

TCCL Summer Reading Program
Don't forget to be a part of this year's summer reading @TCCL.  Just read or listen to six books to earn a coupon booklet with FREE stuff and discounts.  Plus, you'll be entered in the drawings for AWESOME prizes!

2019 Sequoyah Book Lists
Make sure you're a part of this school's year Sequoyah Awards.  Just read (or listen to) three or more of the books on this year's list, and you get to vote for the 2019 winning author. 

This special Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award is voted on by only the students of Oklahoma, no adults allowed.  Authors will often state the recognition from their readers makes this award one of the highest honors they can wish to achieve.  The Sequoyah Book Award has been around since 1959 and is the third oldest children's choice award in the nation.  

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Policies & Procedures

Checkouts

Students may check out three items unless given permission by library staff to borrow more. Books and  audiobooks are checked out for two weeks and may be renewed once. Items on hold by another student/teacher may NOT be renewed. Magazines are checked out for 3 days and may not be renewed.

Fines/Fees

Students are responsible for materials checked out in their names. Overdue and fine notices will be sent to Tribes teachers to hand out to students and they should take immediate responsibility to return the items. We do not charge overdue fines. Replacement cost will be charged for lost or damaged books. Students owing fees or fines will lose checkout privileges. 

Passes

Students must present a signed agenda upon entering the library during class time.

Students with a Library Lunch Pass may use the library during lunch. Students must sign in at the circulation desk during lunch. Library Lunch Passes are distributed by the counselors on lunch duty.

Technology

All students are expected to follow the rules as set forth in the Tulsa Public School Students’ Rights and Responsibilities Handbook.

rules

The library is a place for everyone and following these rules will ensure that everyone can have a quiet space to study.  To keep others from being distracted, cell phones are not allowed in the library. If your computer has any type of sound, please use  headphones. 

In order to keep the space clean and functional, snacks and drinks other than water are not allowed in the library. Exceptions will be made for special events.  Be mindful of the setting and use appropriate behavior including cleaning up after yourself.  Treat everyone and everything in the library with respect.

TPS Library Mission 

The mission of Tulsa Public Schools' Library Media Services is to promote the skills, experiences, and confidence that will enable children and young adults to use libraries and information resources for lifelong learning.

Library hours

9:10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact Us

Susan Schlipf
Library Media Specialist
918-833-9708
schlisu@tulsaschools.org

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