C.J. Hooker Middle School Library
41 Lincoln Avenue
Goshen, NY 10924
Hours: 7:15am – 3:00pm
Mrs. Banuls, Librarian
Mrs. DenDanto, Library Aide
Visiting the Library
- Sixth grade students are scheduled for Library
Skills class for 20 weeks (2 marking periods). The
curriculum includes an overview of the CJH Library,
use of the online catalog and databases, using online
information and search engines, evaluating web resources,
copyright and plagiarism,
and literature appreciation. Grades from this course are
pass/fail and included on the report card.
- Seventh and eighth grade students participate in library
orientation in September and then visit the library at
the discretion of their subject area teachers or on an
individual basis. Many students come to the library
during their lunch or literacy period as well.
- Students may use the library before homeroom, during
scheduled classes, during flex periods (pass required),
after school (sign up required) or when sent by a
teacher (pass required).
Checking Out Books
Sixth grade students may check out four items and seventh
and eighth grade students may check out five items. The loan
period is for three weeks (renewals are permitted). Lost
and/or damaged items must be paid for or replaced. Overdue
fines are not charged.
Interlibrary Loan services are available in case the
middle school library does not carry a particular book.
Students may request specific titles from other schools
within the Orange-Ulster BOCES School Library System.
Students may also request that holds be placed on wanted