Coral Gables Senior High School

305-443-4871 Ext. 2277

Library Media Center

Media Center

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Hours of Operation
The media center hours are 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on school days.

Library Etiquette
Following simple rules makes everyone's visit to the media center more enjoyable and more productive. Here are the basic rules for the library:
  • I.D.s must be worn and visible to enter the media center
  • Students entering the media center during class time must have an official hall pass.
  • Be QUIET
  • No food, drinks, or gum.
  • No sitting on the floor.
  • Push in your chairs and pick up after yourself before you leave.

The media center has a variety of materials available for checkout. The following are the policies regarding checkout:  

  • Students must have their I.D.s to check out materials.
  • Books are checked out for ten school days, software is overnight only.
  • Students may check out a maximum of five books, no more than two books on the same topic.
  • The fine for overdue books is five cents per day per book.


  • A fine of 50 cents is applied for each missing date due card.
  • Reference materials may not be checked out.

Computer Use
Currently, there are fifty computers for student use in the media center. Our media center has numerous on-line services accessible from its home page, in addition to search engines and career planning links. The following are the policies regarding student use of media center computers:

  • Students must "checkout" computers at the circulation desk.
  • The "computer checkout" card must be visibly displayed on the computer that is checked out. 
    The student is responsible for all activity at a computer will it is checked out to him/her.
  • When finished, students "check in" their computers by returning the card to the circulation desk.
  • When using the Internet, the following policies and restrictions apply to all students:
    • No sexually explicit, obscene or otherwise inappropriate web sites.
    • No game sites.
    • No accessing e-mail accounts (but you MAY send e-mail to your account from school-owned programs).
    • No chat rooms.

Students violating any of these policies will lose their computer privileges for two weeks. Serious or repeated violations will result in disciplinary action and the loss of computer privileges for the entire school year. By signing Coral Gables Senior High's Acceptable Use Policy Agreement, students agree to abide by Miami-Dade County Schools' Acceptable Use Policy, as well as Coral Gables Senior High policy.

Everyone using the Internet should be familiar with U.S. Copyright Law.
Fees for Services
Photocopies are ten cents each. The photocopier is coin operated.  Everyone using the Internet should be familiar with U.S. Copyright Law.

Computer printouts are five cents per page for black & white and fifty cents per page for color.  The printing system is also coin operated. Click here for printing instructions.



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Last updated February 06, 2012