Accessing the Collection from Home
Students and parents can access the Terramar collection from home by visiting Destiny. Be sure to select Terramar Elementary School.In addition to checking the availability of books and creating lists, students and parents can review a student’s account, including due dates of books on loan, overdue materials, and holds. Parents and students may log in via the button along the top right. Log in is the student's Novell credentials.Once logged into the Destiny system, students can also place a hold on titles. To place a hold, search for the title in the system. One you find the title you are looking for, click on the title and choose Hold ItIf the title is available it will be pulled the next school day and available for pick up before and after school, during lunch and during class library time as well.If the title is currently out, it will be pulled and held as soon as it is checked back into the collection.
Children from Kindergarten through the 8th grade may check out books as follows:
Books may be renewed once if there are no holds on the title. Students are required to bring the book into the LMC for renewal. Library privileges are suspended until an overdue book is returned, renewed or paid for if lost or damaged.
- Kindergarten - 1 book for 1 week
- 1st Grade - 1 book for 1 week
- 2nd Grade - 2 books for 2 weeks
- 3rd - 8th Grades - 3 books for 2 weeks
It is suggested to students that books be kept in backpacks when not being read. This will allow students to have their books when it’s their day to visit the LMC and to protect them from harm. Please be mindful of water bottles placed in backpacks. This can quickly ruin books! Always use the outside holders.Young Adult Books
The book collection at Terramar School’s Library Media Center (LMC) contains a large variety of titles to accommodate individual student needs. Some of these books are labeled Young Adult (YA) due to their mature content.
Terramar School’s circulation rules flag Young Adult titles during check out for students below 7th and 8th grade. If your child is below 7th or 8th grade, they will not be able to check out any Young Adult (YA) books without your written permission. The permission form below will be kept on file in the LMC for the duration of the 2015-2016 school year.
Please complete and return the permission form for each Young Adult title your student has your permission to check out. You may go to Destiny and search all titles available for check out in the Terramar LMC.