Bedford Junior High
School has a useful, centrally located Media Center. The
Media Center is open from 7:00
am to 3:15 p.m. Its resources are efficiently arranged, out
in the open, to encourage their use. The seating area is
to be used for quiet study, reading, research, or assigned
All students are invited to use the Media Center
for schoolwork and recreational reading. The Media Center contains
over 15,000 volumes and thirteen magazine
subscriptions. The available computers can be used for online research and students' projects.
All students of Bedford
Junior High School share in the responsibility
of maintaining an environment which allows the Media Center
to serve the needs of all students. Students behavior and
actions should respect the rights of others to study
or use the media center. Students behavior
not endanger themselves or other individuals. Students
should abide by all school rules and those who don't
asked to leave. Any eating of food or candy should be done
in the cafeteria. The most important rule is that good
behavior is expected of all students at all times in the
A teacher-signed pass is needed to enter the
Media Center from a class on an individual basis or with
a group. Specific assignments
are required in order to obtain a pass from your teacher.
pass is needed before school, after school,
or between classes.
Most books are loaned for a free
28-day period. Magazines and pamphlets are loaned for 14
materials are subject to a fine of five cents a day,
unless a particular material is required for a long-term
room assignment, in which case an appropriate arrangement between
the assigning teacher and the Media Center should
be made if the materials are required for longer than
28-days. Damage fees are assessed according to the
the damage. Lost books or those damaged beyond repair
must be replaced, and the full cost of the book is
charged. Unpaid fines or damage fees will cause cancellation
the borrowing privilege.
Notices listing the Media Center
rules and hours of service as well as fine and overdue
book lists are given to
each teacher to post in the classrooms.
Feel free to ask the media specialist
or the assistant in charge for help. Cooperation is needed
rules so we can accommodate a variety of activities
for many students and operate an efficient and friendly
Returns and Renewals
Please check the last date stamped on the date due card in the front or back of your book.
Books generally are loaned for a one month period and will have a due date around either
the middle or the end of the month, depending on the day the book is checked out to you.
Magazines are placed in an envelope with a due date stamped on the outside of this envelope.
Please return magazines in this envelope to ensure proper check in. Magazines are loaned for a two week period.
Books and magazines may be returned at any time during the school day in the"Return Books Here" drop box slot underneath the Media Center's circulation computer.