Library Rules


 Individual students and small groups using the library:

  • Passes are required except before school and during nutrition/lunch.
  • Students must leave their library passes at the circulation desk upon entering.
  • One to four students may be sent to the library from each class unless prior approval is given.

Classes using the library:

  • Sign-up sheets are available to teachers to reserve the library.  Only one class may use the library at a time.
  • Teachers should indicate the unit to be covered and the library materials needed.
  • Teachers are expected to remain with their classes and maintain discipline.


  • Students using the library must not interfere with others working there.
  • Noisy individuals will be asked to leave.
  • Repeat offenders will be deprived of the use of the library.
  • No food or beverages will be allowed inside the library.

Computer use:

  • Computers are to be used for schoolwork purposes only.  
  • The cost to print is ten cents per page for black and white, we do not have color printing and can not make photocopies.

Circulation Policy:

  • Library books may be checked out with a Redwood I.D.  Only the cardholder may check out books, and students may not check out books for each other.
  • Students may check out up to 4 books at a time.  Exceptions may be made under certain circumstances.
  • Most books may be checked out for 3 weeks.  All books are due on the date stamped inside the front or back cover.
  • Books may be renewed unless reserved by another student.
  • Students who wish to borrow a reference book must ask for permission.  Certain reference books may not be checked out.


Overdue Policy:

  • Students with overdue books will receive an overdue notice.
  • After one week, students will receive a second notice.
  • After two weeks, students will be summoned and given two days to return the overdue materials or the student will be requested to pay the replacement cost.
  • Students with overdue books will not be permitted to borrow additional library books.


Lost and Damaged Books:

  • Students must pay for all lost or damaged library books and textbooks.
  • If a book is later found and returned in good condition, before a replacement has been purchased, the price of the book will be refunded.
  • Students who do not pay for lost or damaged library books or textbooks may have their class schedules withheld and may not be able to participate in yearend activities.

Library Information

Kathy Prokey
(805) 497-7264 ext. 1014
Open Monday - Thursday
8:15 a.m. - 3: 15 p.m.
Closed Fridays

Redwood Middle School

Redwood Middle School
233 Gainsborough Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

Phone: (805) 497-7264
Fax: (805) 497-3734

Redwood Counseling Office:
Phone: (805) 446-1962
Fax: (805) 494-8930