Laverne Elementary School Library Selection Policy
The mission of the Selection Policy is to:
Responsibility for Selection
The selection of Laverne High School Library materials and resources is the responsibility of the librarian and professional staff. Reviews published in professional, literary or general periodicals recognized for their expertise are consulted as the basis of selection. The removal of materials no longer appropriate and the replacement of lost and worn materials still of educational value is part of the selection process. Suggestions for purchasing materials and resources are welcomed and are given consideration within the guidelines of the Library Selection Policy. Gift materials, free and sponsored materials are evaluated by the same selection criteria as purchased materials.
Criteria for Selection
Note: Materials and resources selected for the Laverne Elementary School Library are based on the merit of the work and its relevance to the needs, interests and demands of the curriculum. The Library neither endorses any particular views or beliefs, nor is the selection of materials by the school an endorsement of any particular viewpoint or author. The responsibility for a student’s reading rests with his/her parent or legal guardian.
The following criteria are used as a guide in the selection process: