Mission

The mission of Booth Library is to ensure that students and staff are effective users of ideas and information by supporting the school’s curriculum with access to current, adequate and appropriate information resources.

Policies

General Rules

  • A quiet, studious atmosphere is expected in the library.
  • No food or drink is permitted in the library.
  • Cadets may not have or use cell phones in the library.
  • Cadets may use iPods with librarian permission only.
  • Classroom uniform is required at all times.
  • Passes are required during classes.
  • During ESP, cadets using the library are expected to do assigned academic work.
  • Computer Use

  • All computer use must comply with New York Military Academy’s computer Acceptable Use Policy (AUP).
  • First priority for Internet use is academic research.
  • Chat rooms, instant messaging, games, movies and videos are not permitted.
  • No e-mail or non-academic use of the Internet is permitted during evening study period.
  • Limit printing to only what is truly needed. Use the print preview feature before printing from the Internet. An internet page may be several pages long on the printer. Do not print classroom quantities on the library printers. Color printing is allowed but must be released by the librarian or a faculty member.
  • The library staff reserves the right to monitor all student use of computers in the library including websites visited.
  • Circulation

  • The loan period for library books is 21 days. Items can be renewed for an additional 21 days unless being recalled for use by another borrower.
  • Cadets with overdue books cannot check out additional items until the overdue books are returned.
  • Borrowers are responsible for all library materials checked out to them.
  • Borrowers who lose library materials or return them damaged beyond repair will be charged the replacement cost of the book, any accrued overdue fines and a processing fee of $5.00.
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    Staff & Hours

    The Booth Library staff consists of a full time library media specialist.
    The library is open before and after school as well as throughout the academic day when many faculty schedule classes for research and projects. Evening study hours are available Monday through Thursday and Sunday for all of our students.

    Library Hours

    Monday – Friday
    7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Sunday – Wednesday
    7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Thursday
    6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

    Library Contacts

    Library Media Specialist

    Deborah Tamulis
     
    845-534-3710 x4235
     

    Resources

    World and I School