How are books organized?

Nonfiction books are written to inform the reader and are rich in factual information. The TIS Library uses the Dewey Decimal System. Call numbers for non fiction books begin with a Dewey number, then the first three letters of the author’s last name, then the language code...(more)

Why do books have different color spine labels?

LANGUAGE CODES: Chinese — CH English — EN (White label) Japanese — JA Spanish — SP For quick visual language information, the spine label of ...(more)

What are the library hours?

Monday-Friday 7:30-4:00

Who can check out books?

Students, teachers, famiies and staff may check out library materials. Grades K-5 will have the opportunity to check out books during library classes. Pre K and Low K students may check ...(more)

How long may I keep a book?

Two weeks with the option to renew if the book is not on hold for someone else.

What happens if I return a book late?

Students will not incur fines for late books. Lost or damaged books will be charged to parents at the end of the school year. Please contact the librarian if you ...(more)

What happens if I damage or lose a book?

If a book is lost or damaged during the school year, a parent must contact the librarian so that you/your child may continue to borrow books from the library. ...(more)