About the LRC

  • About the LRC:   
    Access the NCHS Online resources here.
    The usernames and passwords are located in the print copy of the Redbook and in the LRC.  
  • Services available:

    • Print books available for checkout
    • Sora (aka OverDrive) eBooks and eAudio books available for checkout 24/7
      • Can be read/heard on Chromebooks, tablets, smartphones and dedicated ebook devices
      • The Sora app is on all student Chromebooks, in the task bar.
      • Access the NCHS Sora/OverDrive collection
    • Readers Advisory - whole class or individual
    • Research Assistance Program (http://tinyurl.com/NCHS-RAP-with-Librarian)
    • Information Literacy instruction - whole class or individual
    • Inter-library loan from public and college/university libraries
    • Photocopies, color prints for school assignments
    • 3D Printing - prints must be approved by an LRC Director
    • Quiet study space in the College and Career Center, when not in use by classes
    • Green Screen Recording room - see Library staff member to reserve a time
    • Chromebook charger - for in-library use only
    • 24/7 Access to databases (passwords are in the print Redbook and in the Learning Commons)

    Circulation Policies:

    • Books, Kindles (for checkout of OverDrive ebooks)
      • 4 week checkout
    • Magazines
      • 1 week checkout
    • Audio books (CD Rom and OverDrive audio)
      • 3 week checkout for CD Rom, or teacher discretion
      • 3 week checkout for Sora audio
    • Cameras, Digital MP3 Audio recorders/players
      • 3 day checkout or teacher discretion
    • Art Department Cameras
      • 5 day checkout
      • Cameras may be renewed if there are no reserves

    Note: no overdue fines are being charged while there are restrictions for Covid.


    Learning Commons Policies:

    • Respect Others
      • Keep conversation to a quiet level so others may work without disruptions.
      • When using the monitors in the Breakout rooms, video/screen projections must be school related and appropriate.
    • Respect the Space
      • Sign in at the desk with your ID Card during school hours, unless attending with a class.
      • Snacks and covered drinks are permissible.  Please finish lunch from the cafeteria or take-out restaurants before coming to the LC.  Dispose of all trash and clean up spills.