Procedures and Expectations

Expectations, borrowing privileges, computer and printer use, and more


  • Students are to be respectful at all times of other students and classes.
  • All FCPS and South County High School policies are to be observed in the library at all times.
  • No food is permitted in the library.
  • No cell phone calls including video calls (FaceTime) are permitted in the library.

During and After School Use:

  • Students must have a pass from a classroom teacher or lunch period administrator to use the library during school hours.
  • Students are required to sign in and sign out at the front desk when using the library during and after school hours.

Borrowing Privileges:

  • Each student must know his/her personal ID number in order to check out library materials or to use a library computer.
  • Students may check out up to three books for three weeks. Books may be renewed up to two times if no other students are waiting for them.
  • Reference books and magazines may be checked out for overnight use only. The items are due back before classes begin the following day.

Computer and Printer Use:

  • Use of the library computers is for educational purposes and in accordance with the FCPS Internet Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Printing documents is free.