Students will have access to books from an AISD Elementary library as well as the McMurry library. If a student would like to check-out a book from the an AISD library, they may use their laptop to see if it is available. The books are then checked-out by the teacher. A student may go with their parent(s) to an AISD library immediately after school to check-out a book as well. No library time in the Austin library will be scheduled during the school day for the classes at CFI. Mrs. Brunner, librarian for Austin, will teach lessons twice a month at the McMurry Campus.
Students will use the McMurry library on a weekly basis and will be given opportunities to check-out books. All books must be approved by the teacher before a student may check-out a book from the McMurry library. Students must comply with the Borrowing Agreement between Abilene ISD and McMurry University.
McMURRY LIBRARY BORROWING AGREEMENT
McMurry University agrees to offer library loan services to the faculty and students of the 5th Grade McMagnet Class of the Abilene ISD located on the McMurry University campus as described below. This agreement shall be in effect during the regularly scheduled school year as set forth by Abilene ISD.
All patrons must have a McMurry University ID card.
To check-out materials from McMurry or any of the five (5) libraries in the Abilene Library Consortium, the patron must present a properly bar-coded ID card.
Materials available for check-out to the faculty will be identical to those available to McMurry students.
Materials available for check-out to the students will be identical to those available to McMurry students.
Students will be allowed to check-out materials for a 3-week period; however, after seven (7) days an item is subject to recall within a 48-hour notice given to the borrower’s classroom. Recalled items not returned within 48-hours are subject to fines.
Students and their families will be responsible for lost, damaged, and missing materials and for fines in excess of $3.00 with replacement costs, fines, and fees determined in the same manner as each individual Abilene Library Consortium does for its own borrowers. If the students and their families are financially unable to pay for the said lost, damaged, and missing materials and for fines in excess of $3.00, the Abilene ISD will be responsible for these costs.