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Service Policy

  • The Barrington Middle School (BMS) Library Media Center is open to all Barrington students and staff. 
  • Barrington Middle School (BMS) students, school district staff members, and parents can check out all items that are part of our regular circulation.
  • There are no overdue fines.
  • Lost or significantly damaged items must be paid for at the cost of replacement. 
  • Interlibrary loan requests may be placed by BMS patrons independently when they are logged in or through the library staff.

Interlibrary Loan

  • All items in circulation are available for interlibrary loan.
  • Library staff and patrons can submit interlibrary loan requests.
  • Interlibrary loan requests will be filled at the discretion of the school library media specialist. 
  • Local patron hold requests take precedence over interlibrary loan requests for the same item.
  • Items that are specifically reserved for in-library or classroom use are temporarily excluded from interlibrary loan as needed.
  • ILL requests will be filled (or declined) as quickly as possible. 
  • There are no interlibrary loan fees or overdue fines.
  • Lost or significantly damaged items must be paid for at the cost of replacement. In certain circumstances, a replacement copy may be accepted. 
  • Items borrowed through interlibrary loan have a 35 day loan period and can be renewed one time.