FSUS Library HoursThe library is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am until 3:15 pm.Elementary student visits: All elementary students will visit the library with their class once a week. Teachers may send individual students to use the library in between class visits after calling the library to check capacity.
Secondary student visits: Secondary students may visit the library before and after school as long as capacity has not been reached. Teachers may send individual students to use the library during the school day after calling the library to check capacity.FSUS Book Circulation PoliciesKindergarten: 1 book at a time (2 books at a time in the spring semester)Grade 1: 4 books at a timeGrades 2- 5: 5 books at a timeGrades 6-12: 6 books at a timeStudents may check out books for a two week loan period. Any books or magazines can be renewed, except for SSYRA and FTR books. Overdue notices are automatically generated and emailed to parents every Friday at 4:00 p.m. The FSUS Library does not charge overdue fines; however, students are expected to pay to replace library books that are lost or damaged beyond repair.FSUS Library TeamJennifer Underhill, School LibrarianContact: email@example.comMs. Underhill has been the media specialist at FSUS since 2007. She earned her Masters in Information Science degree with certification as a School Media Specialist from Florida State University. Ms. Underhill has a bachelor's degree in English from FSU as well as a master's degree in Public Administration from FSU. Prior to becoming a school media specialist, Ms. Underhill worked as a policy analyst and Staff Director in the Florida Senate.Ms. Underhill served as a member and chairwoman of the Florida Sunshine State Young Readers Award Committee from 2010-2017. She also served as a committee member on the SSYRA Junior Committee from 2018-2021.
Ms. Underhill's favorite part of being a media specialist is connecting students with books that they love to read. Some of her favorite books are The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper, and all books by authors James Ponti and Christina Diaz Gonzalez.Keisha Cowhey, Library AssistantMrs. Cowhey joined the FSUS Library Staff in 2015. Previously, Mrs. Cowhey worked as a teaching assistant in the FSUS elementary school.