Verdugo Hills High School

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Welcome to Verdugo Hills High School Library & Research Center

Please sections to the right for visiting policies, library etiquette, and book check out/computer use policies.

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Library Hours
Mon-Friday: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm 
Late Start Tues: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

See Schedule for Period by Period Availability, Closures, and Special Events

Class Visits
Teachers, before scheduling a class visit, please review the library visitation policies. To schedule a class visit for Fall 2018 semester, please fill out the library visit request form for Terms A & B 2019!


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VHHS now offers all students free ebook access through Open Ebooks
Watch this video for more information / See the librarian to get your Access Code and PIN


Ms. Lisa Cheby, NBCT, MLIS
Teacher Librarian, Verdugo Hills High School
/ 818-951-5407
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  • Work quietly and be respectful of the other library patrons
  • Handle materials with care to keep our collection diverse and useable. Please do not eat and drink in the library to prevent accidental spills and crumbs.
  • Leave your area clean and return any chairs or materials to their proper place. Materials should returned at the circulation desk or in the designated boxes if you are not checking them out. 
  • If you do not know how to use something, please ask for assistance.  If something seems to not be working, please notify the librarian so it may be fixed. 



  • Students are welcome to use the library during non-class time.  If you have an open period, please have your ID and/or class schedule.
  • To use the library during class, you must have a NOTE from your teacher with the following written by the teacher: 
    • Date

    • Time

    • Student's name

    • "To the library"

    • Teacher signature

  • Teachers do not send more than 4 students at a time to the library. All names must be on the pass.
Class visits:
  • Teachers may schedule time for class visits, collaboration sessions, and orientations by with Ms. Cheby via email, phone, or in person.
  • To sign up for a class visit, please fill out this form. 
Clubs and Events:
  • Clubs and special events may contact Ms. Cheby via email, phone, or in person to book library facilities. 
  • Students must have a current school photo ID to check out materials.
  • Books/Audio: Students may check out up to three items for two weeks. If your account is in good standing and you need additional books for class assignments, please see the librarian to check out more books.
  • USB Drives:  One per student may be checked out for up to 5 days.  See below for overdue fine policy.
  • Materials may be renewed as long as there is not a hold on the item.
  • Reference: Some reference materials may be checked out after school for overnight use, but they must be returned before homeroom the following morning.
  • Holds: See the Circulation Desk for information about putting a hold on an item that is already checked-out.
  • Overdue materials are charged 10 cents per day, per item. The maximum fine per item is $5.00. Weekends and holidays (or days the library is closed for events or testing) are not counted in assessing fines.
  • Lost and damaged books will cost the current replacement price of the book, including vendor book-processing fees (the standard cost $25).
  • Students must pay the recorded cost of the book for lost or maliciously damaged books.
  • To use a computer, check in at the circulation desk with your ID.
  • Printing is 10 cents per page.
  • Do not save work on the computer hard drive as it will be erase.  Save all work to a USB drive or Google Drive.