Books on Hold and Inter-Library Loans



How do you get the beloved book that is presently unavailable?

1. If a student would like to check-out a book that is presently unavailable and WVMS owns the title, the student may put the book  "on hold" by either:

a. Stopping by the library and asking Ms. Smart or Mrs. Harpel to put a hold on the title.

b. Sign on to OPAC, using student log-in and password and put a hold on the title.

When the book becomes available, the student's name is written on a paper slip and placed on the "HOLD" shelf in the library.

It is up to the student to look for their title and carry to the check-out counter before exiting the library.

Holds will expire, so please make sure and come check the hold shelf every few days.

 

2. If a student would like to check-out a book that is presently not owned by WVMS, but is available at another West Valley secondary school library, the student may put the book "on hold" using the same process as explained above.

Student signs on to OPAC and drops down the library tool to "all secondary schools" to locate the title.

We encourage WVMS students to primarily check-out from our library, since the reading levels are more age and grade appropriate, but there are special occasions for inter-library loans.