MEI Middle Library Blog
This Library blog, THE BEAKLING, includes links to websites perfect for school work, and also sites just for fun ; book trailers ; books coming soon to the library ; events at the library ; contests ; surveys ; random facts of interest ; announcements & updates.
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Access and search the MEI Library catalog and online databases from school or from home. Visit The Beakling for direct links to search the library catalog. Login to your own personal account; to place holds, renew the books you have out to avoid overdue fines, and see what you currently have checked out.
Check out the Public Resource Lists for the newest novels added to the library and a list of our newest graphic novels and comics.
The library is open Monday through Friday 8:15 am – 3:30 pm. Any changes to the hours will be in the daily announcements and posted on the library doors.
To sign out items at the library, students must bring their student ID number. Students are permitted to check out a maxim of 5 books at a time, for 2 week periods. If materials are needed longer, they can be renewed up to 3 times. Overdue fines are .25¢ a day per library item.
Current issues of magazines can be read while in the library. Back issues only are available for borrowing. The same loaning period and fines as books apply to magazines.
Textbooks are checked out during the first week at the library.
Fines are assessed based on damage to the library books or textbooks, such as writing, liquid stains, torn covers. Fines are $2-$10 depending on the damage. If the item is unusable or not returned, you will be charged the cost to replace the book.
Still have questions? Stop by the library or contact us online: Ask A Librarian link located on the left side of this page.