Library Vision Statement
The Library Media Center of Gonzales High School is central to the nurture of learning and seeks to empower students to think critically, be effective users and producers of ideas and information, and be lifelong readers and learners in order for them to succeed in a complex global world.
Library Mission Statement
It is the mission of the library to:
Provide free and open access to a broad range of current, relevant materials for inquiry and the pursuit of knowledge
Promote information literacy through instruction so that students are able to locate, evaluate and ethically use information in a variety of formats
Provide a broad collection of literature to support reading for learning and pleasure
Provide a safe and inviting center for staff and students which facilitates teaching and learning
District Librarian: Stephanie Boerlin
Library Tech: Cristela Castro
Daily 7:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Closed: 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
Book Check Out: students are allowed to check out up to three books at a time for a period of three weeks.
Book Renewal: students wishing to extend the time they have a book may bring the book into the library to be renewed for an additional time. If the book is currently on the Reserve List, a student may only renew it for one additional week. If it is not on the list, students may renew the book for an additional two weeks.
Reserving a Book: students may request to reserve a book that is currently checked out, and will be notified through the school email when it comes available.
Fines: there are no fines for overdue books. Students will be fined the current value of lost books or books damaged beyond repair as determined by the librarian.
Use of Library: no food or drinks are permitted in the library.