1) Library Loan
eLoan is allowed for students who wish to borrow library materials using the library media platforms, phone, email, chat or Messenger or FB account or through the Web OPAC using their school ID number as access code.
Physical / F2F
Every borrower is allowed to borrow a maximum of three (3) books for a period of one (1) week; one in the reserved section and two in the non-reserved renewable for another week using the school ID.
Library staff will only cater to one user at a time. Users must follow signage in borrowing and returning library materials while observing one at a time transaction.
Returned books will be placed inside a box located near the circulation area which will be left untouched for 72 hours or three days for precautionary measures.
Book/s borrowed will initially be noted as “return” in the user’s file and will be confirmed as “cleared” once the returned book/s are checked by the library staff with no damages, writing over and missing or ripped pages. Users are held accountable for any damage to the books borrowed.
Hold Pick Up and Returned Area
Parents whose children are enrolled in both correspondence and online learning modalities but cannot enter the school are allowed to pick up books borrowed by their children through phone, email, chat or Messenger and other media platforms using student’s ID. Return books borrowed can be dropped in the Parents whose children are enrolled in both correspondence and online learning modalities but cannot enter the school are allowed to pick up books borrowed by their children through phone, email, chat or Messenger and other media platforms using student’s ID. Return books borrowed can be dropped in the Returned Area at the College Library’s Entrance Door.
Parents need to call, chat or email the LRC communication sites or FB page two days before, and wait for the confirmation to be fully assisted by a library staff in the process of claiming and returning books.
2) Inter Library Loan
Borrowing a book from the library of another school is allowed. Users are encouraged to call or chat through our FB page before the scheduled time of pick up of the Referral Form for immediate response and to avoid loitering in the library premises.
Free WiFi can be accessed within the library premises for research and academic purposes only. Student/s caught doing otherwise will be sent out and subjected to disciplinary action to be imposed by the students discipline officer.
Library users can request for a scanning of a document such as articles from a periodicals or pages from a book for research or instructional needs by coordinating with the library staff through the library’s media platforms.
5) SDI (Selective Dissemination of Information)
SDI is a current awareness service aimed to keep the users well-informed of the SDI is a current awareness service aimed to keep the users well-informed of the SDI is a current awareness service aimed to keep the users well-informed of the current and selective information which which is highly relevant to their interests.
6) Media Platforms
Library users can use all the media platforms of the library for all libraries and MMC (Multi Media Center).
7) eLibrary Orientation
Libraries and MMC will be providing a virtual orientation which covers the instruction regarding the use and services of the libraries and the MMC in the New Normal.
CE-Logic Infotrac is a database of e-books subscribed to by the library. Access to this electronic resources is via URL: http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/phlccb with password: humility
These electronic resources can be accessed full text, it can be downloaded or printed- out for instructional / research needs.
Policies For Students
The school ID is presented to the librarian / library staff every time a student wishes to borrow books to be brought outsidethe library for photocopy or overnight use.
The library opens at 7:00AM to 5:30PM for High School and 7:00Am to 5:00PM for the Grade School, Monday to Friday with no noon break; Saturday 8:00AM – 12:00 NOON only.
Only one (1) class is allowed to stay in the library. The subject area teacher should book the library at least one day before he/she sends the class to the library and must be responsible in supervising the students.
SILENCE is strictly observed in the library.
Magazines, newspaper and chairs have to be returned to their proper places after use, books should be on the left table for the staff to return it to the shelves for proper placement.
Eating, smoking, sleeping and littering inside the library are strictly prohibited.
Anybody who misbehaves or display any sort of drunkenness behaviour, creating disorder or disruptive actions such as excessive noise, loud discussions or iimproper conduct like smoking within the library will be advised to leave the library premises and shall be sanctioned following the student handbook guidelines.
Bags, coats, envelopes, etc./ have to be deposited at the counter, while the wallets and other valuable must be brought along by the owner.
The staff assigned at the exit is authorized to inspect the things of those who wish to leave the library.
Every borrower is allowed a maximum of three (3) non-reserved books for a period of one (1) week; one in the reserved section and two in the non-reserved renewable for one week.
General reference books, pamphlets, thesis, newspapers, magazines, books in set, books with one copy and other priodical materials (loose of bound) cannot be taken out and therefore must read within the library only.
Books with several copies and are not placed in the reserved section may be borrowed for one (1) week
Fiction books may be borrowed for a period of two (2) weeks and can be renewed for another two (2) weeks.
Borrowing of books for home use and returning the same are done during recess, lunch and dismissal.
Any books on loan may be recalled anytime for the following reasons: if the teacher, student or the library have an urgent need of the book, if the books is to be placed on “Reserve Section” for a course or is given a shorter loan period, if it is overdue and if the library conducts a mandate annual inventory.
Books and other references could be borrowed for photocopying purposes. In cases where books and other references are not returned on designated time, the following disciplinary actions be taken:
A. Counselling and application of Policy No. 17.
Policy No. 17 – A fine of 0.50Php per hour is charged for an overdue reference/reserved book and 0.50Php per day for any fiction book. However, a fine stops as soon as the student reports the lost book. Suspension for one (1) week from borrowing privileges is imposed to delinquent borrowers.
B. Written warning.
C. No borrowing of books for one (1) week.
If Pages of a book are found missing due to cutting or tearing, and if offender could be pinpointed from the class or grade level that made use of such books, the liable student/s will pay the amount pertinent or equivalent to the price of the book but in case the severed pages are from general references like the encyclopedia or books or knowledge, the price parallel to one volume will be apportioned among the members of the class or grade level.
A replacement of the same/related title is imposed to student/s who lost a borrowed book, caught mutilating, defacing or cutting any part of the book ang taking any library material without permission from the librarian.
Cellular phones, laptops and MP3 players are permitted in the library provided that it will not disturb other library users. These devices must be on silent mode.
Student violating the above library policies will immediately be reported to their respective CSF (Coordinator for Student Formation) for appropriate disciplinary action after due process.
1 reserve books for overnight use; borrowing time 5PM to be returned 8AM
3 non-reserve, borrowed any time for 1 week
1 fiction for 2 weeks, borrowed anytime, renewable for another 2 weeks
1 – 3 books for 2 weeks
2 books for every subject handled, for 1 month only, renewable for another month Supplementary books (with multiple copies) a semester for College and a year for IS
Alumni and Outside Researchers
Alumni must present the Alumni Card to avail of the library resources
Students – need a Recommendation Letter from the college/university/school librarian of their home school Private / government – Identification Card
Loss of borrowed books
A fine stops as soon as student / faculty reports the lost book. Delinquent borrower is suspended for 1 week from borrowing books. A lost book will be replaced with a book of the same or related title with recent copyright.
Students (Outsiders) – P20.00/day
Alumni – presentation of Alumni Card
Retired faculty and personnel of LCCB – Free
Private and government researchers – Php25/day
LCCB students – 30 minutes free, excess on this is Php15/hour
Faculty – free
Alumni, government/private researchers – 15.00/hour
Text without graphics 3.00/page (short or long)
Whole page graphics 10.00/page (short or long)
Half page graphics 5.00/page (short or long)
Text without graphics 5.00/page (short or long)
Text with small graphics 8.00/page (short or long)
Whole page graphics 20.00/page (short or long)
Half page graphics 10.00/page (short or long)
Failure to Return a Borrowed Book
A student who fails to return borrowed book on its due date shall pay a fine of Php0.50/hour or 6.00/day for students and 2.00/book/day for faculty, exclusive of Sundays and holidays.
Failure to Return a General Reference Book and Other Restricted Materials Borrowed for Photocopying Purposes
A student or anybody who fails to return a general reference book and other restricted materials borrowed for photocopying purposes is subject to the following disciplinary actions:
Counselling and application of policy no. 15
(Policy No. 15 A fine of 0.50/hour is charged for an overdue reference/reserved book and 0.50/day for any fiction book. However, a fine stops as soon as the concerned reports the lost books. Suspension for one (1) week from borrowing privileges is imposed to delinquent borrowers.)
No borrowing of books for one (1) week.
Mutilating or Stealing Library Properties
Any person who shall deface, mutilate, cut any part of the book or steal any library material or property shall replace it of the same or related title and will be sanctioned following the student handbook guidelines.
Anybody who misbehaves or displays any sort of drunken behaviour, creating disorder or disruptive actions such as excessive noise, loud discussions or improper conduct, like smoking within the library will be advised to leave the library premises and shall be sanctioned following the Student Handbook Guidelines.
Recall of Books
Any book on loan may be recalled anytime for the following reasons:
If the teacher, students or the library have an urgent need of the book
If a book is to be placed on “Reserve” for a course or is to be given shorter loan periods
If it is overdue
If the library conduct a mandated annual inventory