Frequently Asked Questions

  • Student FAQ

    Who are the librarians?

    Ms. Osborne, Librarian; Ms. Brown, Library Assistant

    What time does the library open?
    The library opens at 7:15 AM. for zero period

    What time does the library close?
    The library closes at 4 PM.

    Does the library give out loaners if I forgot my laptop?
    No.  However, your teacher can give you permission to work on a desktop computer in the library.  Loaners are only given to students for a broken computer. 

    Does the library check out chargers for my laptop?
    Yes, you can check out a charger for one class period. 

    Is the library open for lunch?
    Yes.  No food or drink is allowed in the library at lunch.   

    Can I print in the library?
    Yes, a black and white page cost 5 cents and color costs 25 cents. Or, you can purchase a printing pass for $1 that gives you 25 copies to use when you need them.

    How many books can I check out at one time?
    3

    How long can I keep a book?
    3 weeks

    Can I check out a Reference book? 

    No, but if you need information from the book, we can make a copy of the information or it may be available in an ebook. 

    Are there overdue fines?
    No, but you will be charged for the book if it is not returned.

    Do you sell earbuds?
    Yes, earbuds cost $1.

    Do you sell school supplies?
    The library sells poster board for 75 cents and trifold boards for $3.

    Can I recommend titles for the library to consider purchasing?
    Yes, click here to recommend a title.

    How do I access the online library catalog?
    Click here to access the online library catalog.  Also, download the Oxford School District app.  A link to the library is available within the app. 

    What is the password for the MAGNOLIA database?
    Sign in at the top of this webpage with your laptop username and password. Then click on the Passwords page.

    What is the password to access the library’s e-books?
    Sign in at the top of this webpage with your laptop username and password. Then click on the Passwords page.

    What are the names of the library pets?

    Mother Theresa, the fish, & Ming Ming, the turtle

    Teacher FAQ

    Can I laminate something in the library?
    Yes, bring the item to the library and let the librarian know if you need it by a certain time.

    Can I print something in the library?
    Yes, there is no charge to print in the library. If it is a long document, please bring paper with you.

    How can I see if the library is open on a certain day?
    You can view the library’s calendar here if you are signed in to your school Google account

    How do I schedule my class to come to the library?
    All teachers were emailed an invitation to view and edit the OHS Library calendar on Google. If you need help scheduling a time, please email the OHS Library at ohslibrary@oxfordsd.org.

    Can the librarian gather resources for my class to use?
    Yes, just tell the librarian what your class needs to study.

    Can I bring a class to work in the library if my students aren’t using library books?
    Yes! Schedule your classes on the library’s calendar.

    Can I recommend titles or resources for the library to consider purchasing?
    Yes, complete this

    What type of equipment is available for checkout?
    The library has DVD players and VCR players which connect to the RCA ports in your classrooms. The library also has document cameras, overhead projectors, CD/cassette players, LCD projectors, and camcorders.

    How do I access the online library catalog?
    Click Library Catalog.

    What is the password for the MAGNOLIA database?
    Sign in at the top of this webpage with your laptop username and password. Then click on the Passwords page.

    What is the password to access the library’s e-books?
    Sign in at the top of this webpage with your laptop username and password. Then click on the Passwords page.

    Does the library have professional resources for teachers?
    Yes, you can view all the professional resources

Last Modified on February 5, 2019