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Library

Welcome to BTW's Library Media Center

Booker T. Washinton High School incorporates technology with the printed page to help in the education of students. We offer a wide selection of learning materials. We have thousands of printed works on hand, as well as digital media such as an extensive video library and multiple computer stations with high-speed internet access.

Announcements

TCCL Summer Reading Program

Don't forget to be a part of this year's summer reading @TCCL.  Just read or listen to six books to earn a coupon booklet with FREE stuff and discounts.  Plus, you'll be entered in the drawings for AWESOME prizes!


Raise Me

Start earning micro-scholarship to over 250 different colleges and universities all over the US.  Just sign up and keep your profile update with all the great things you already doing here at school. Watch your RaiseMe scholarship money grow!


2019 Sequoyah Book Lists

Make sure you're a part of this school's year Sequoyah Awards.  Just read (or listen to) three or more of the books on this year's list, and you get to vote for the 2019 winning author. 

This special Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award is voted on by only the students of Oklahoma, no adults allowed.  Authors will often state the recognition from their readers makes this award one of the highest honors they can wish to achieve.  The Sequoyah Book Award has been around since 1959 and is the third oldest children's choice award in the nation.  

Policies & Procedures

Checkouts

Students are allowed to check out up to 8 items at a time, unless given permission by library staff to borrow more. Students should have access to the information needed to be successful for learning projects. Please remember to be responsible with resources.  Others may be needing the same titles, so return books in a timely manner. 

Books are checked out for three weeks and may be renewed once, except items on hold by another student/teacher. Again, we need to be respectful of others needed the same resources our library has to offer. 

Fines/Fees

Students are responsible for materials checked out in their names. Overdue fines are $0.05 per school day for each item, up to a maximum of $1. Replacement cost will be charged for lost or damaged books. Students owing fees or fines will lose checkout privileges and receive a hold on grades at the end of the grading periods.

Printing

Copies made on the copier and copies printed from the computers are 10¢ per sheet. Students are expected to pay for each sheet.

Technology

All students are expected to follow the rules as set forth in the Tulsa Public School Students’ Rights and Responsibilities Handbook.

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Mission

The mission of Booker T. Washington High School Library Media Center is to provide access to a wide variety of resources for all members of our learning community. The library will strive to ensure the Standards for the 21st Century Learner from the AASL are incorporated into student driven projects. It is essential for all user of information to effectively analyze, evaluate, interpret, and communicate new knowledge and ideas.

TPS Library Mission 
The mission of Tulsa Public Schools' Library Media Services is to promote the skills, experiences, and confidence that will enable children and young adults to use libraries and information resources for lifelong learning.

Library hours

8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Contact Us

Kristi Merchant
Librarian
918-925-1056
merchkr@tulsaschools.org