About Our Library

  • Welcome!

    On behalf of the students and staff, welcome to Lines Library. We are here to serve the needs of our learning community. Our focus is on building strong, vibrant student learning experiences in our school library media center and partnering with our staff in creating challenging instructional activities that make students active learners. 

    Library Staff

    Mrs. Amy Rolain, Teacher Librarian
    Mrs. Rolain has been serving the Lines learning community for over 15 years. She brings a passion for matching readers to books, creating media with children, offering hands-on experiences (when learning in person), exploring technology with her students, and partnering with teachers to create meaningful learning opportunities.

    Ms. Becky Brichta, Library Technology Assistant
    Ms. Brichta is responsible for the circulation and processing of all library materials and technology support. Ms. Brichta also provides technology integration support.

    Lines Collection

    The Lines Literature Collection consists of thousands of books appropriate for a wide spectrum of elementary readers as well as an online magazine subscription service called Flipster. The Lines Multimedia Collection includes portable laptop carts, digital cameras, digital video cameras, and LCD projectors and Smart Boards at every grade level. The staff and students at Lines Elementary would like to thank the PTO for their continuous support as we optimize success for all students.

    Library  Hours

    The library is open each school day from 8:00-3:00. Each class has a scheduled time for information literacy integration and book check-out during the school week. Students do not have to wait for their checkout day to exchange books. They may check out books on any school day and are not confined to their book checkout day. 

    Library Expectations

    1. Be respectful of students and staff.
    2. Be respectful of library books and equipment.
    3. Use an inside voice.
    4. Be safe.

    Check Out Policy

    Students may check out books at any time during the school week. Books may be kept for 1 week with the option to renew for an additional week or longer if required for school projects. Additional books may be checked out for classroom research projects and assignments as needed.

    Kindergarten: 1 book in the Fall, 2 books in the Spring
    Grades 1-5: 2 books or more if required for classroom research projects

    Student Accounts

    To check a student's account, go to Catalog Search. Tap on Log In Type in the student's first initial/last name (ex: arolain) and Barrington School District ID number (ex: 123456) and tap on  Submit. To see which items are currently checked out and when they are due, tap on the three-line menu in the upper left-hand corner and select Checkouts. Favorite lists and holds can also be created when students are logged into Destiny Discover.

    Overdue Policy

    Overdue reminders are printed once a month. There are no overdue fines. However, if a student damages a book beyond repair or loses a book, they will be asked to pay for the item so that it can be replaced as soon as possible. If a book is found and returned, all fines will be refunded.
    For more information, please see Barrington 220 Library Policies or contact Mrs. Rolain at arolain@barrington220.org.