MISSION OF THE DRES LIBRARYThe mission of the Dean Road Library Media Center program is to ensure that all members of our school community have equal access to books and materials, to motivate and encourage students to read, to develop a lifelong love of reading for our students, and to become effective users of information and technology.
BOOK CHECK OUT POLICIESKindergarten students are allowed to check out one book at a time. The children may keep the book for two weeks. After the two week time period, the book will be marked "overdue".First grade students are allowed to check out one book at a time during the first semester. First grade students are allowed to check out two books at a time during the second semester. The children may keep the books for two weeks. After the two week time period, the books will be marked "overdue".Second grade students are allowed to check out two books at a time. The children may keep the books for two weeks. After the two week time period, the books will be marked "overdue".All Dean Road Elementary School students visit the library with their class on a fixed schedule. Our library also offers a flexible schedule. This means the students are allowed to return, check out or renew library books at any time during the school day.
LOST / DAMAGED BOOKSBooks that are lost or damaged are subject to a replacement fee. The patron is responsible for the actual cost of the book that was lost or damaged. Fees must be submitted through MySchoolBucks.com. Please select the "Lost/Damaged Library Book" category.* Special repayment plans are available on an individual basis.
BIRTHDAY BOOK CLUBBirthday Book Club is a great way to celebrate a child's birthday and give back to our DRES Library at the same time! With a $15 donation to the DRES Library, your child will select a brand new library book that will be placed into our collection and will be the first person to check out the book. Please use the following flyer for more information on our Birthday Book Club.