Library

Library Staff

Tamara Martin, Teacher Librarian, IDS Teacher

Julie Ollenberger, Clerical

How to access the library, 2021-2022

Welcome back to the LVR Library!  We are open from 8:15 - 3:30 daily.  Due to Covid,there are rules in place to ensure the Library & our community stay safe.

Library Protocols for 2021-2022:

  • Please always wear your mask (over mouth & nose).
  • Please sanitize your hands on your way in.
  • Please socially distance from others when possible.
  • Pleae do not reshelf books you take off the shelf - place them on the trolley for us to reshelve.
  • Please do not have food in the library; closed container drinks are fine.
  • Maximum number of people at a time ~ 40.

How can I get help or information about the Library?

  • Talk to Ms. Martin (TL) or Julie Ollenberger (Library Clerk) in the Library.
  • Go to the Library website:  www.lvr.sd8.bc.ca/library to access the Library catalogue, databases, encyclopedias, and much more.
  • E-mail questions to tamara.martin@sd8.bc.ca or call my phone extension (12530) from your classroom phone.

What can I do in the Library?

  • Look for and sign out a book or pick up a book that you have on hold.
  • Use the desktop computers for school work or on-line courses.
  • Use the library as a quiet space to work or collaborate with others.  
  • Read.
  • Thank you for not bringing food into the Library.

 How can I access Library books?

  • Visit the library & look through our collection of Fiction, Non-Fiction, easy readers, ELL, Graphic Novels, audiobooks, & changing displays.
  • Use the LVR Library Catalogue on-line to put a hold on a book of interest (https://lvr.sd8.bc.ca/library).
  • If you want a Reference book, ask Library staff for help.
  • Access e-books and audio-books (streamed) through the on-line Library catalogue. 

How can I access other Library resources?

  • Unfortunately, the Maker Space and its materials are not available at this time due to Covid.

How long can I take a book out for?

  • The loan period for books is three weeks.  You can renew your book without bringing the book in; just let us know you want a renewal.

How do I return books to the Library?

  • Place books in the library drop box at the circulation desk. 

 

If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to connect with us.  Thank you for keeping our community safe & healthy!