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Welcome to Koerwitz Library: About the Library

A fun place for all things reading, research, writing and collaboration

About the library

 About the Library

Located in the Administration Building, the Koerwitz Library serves middle and upper school students and the faculty and staff of Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School. The library supports the philosophy and educational goals of our school to fully nurture the potential of each individual and prepare students to serve as leaders in tomorrow’s world by focusing on three things:

  • Information Literacy
    • Information literacy is the ability to effectively find, evaluate, and use information across all media and disciplines, all vital skills in our complex 21st century information landscape.
  • Diverse Collections
    • The library strives to meet the individual educational, emotional, and recreational needs of students by maintaining a collection full of diverse viewpoints in a variety of formats such as books, ebooks, audiobooks, and online databases.
  • Curricular Support & Collaboration
    • The library strives to support FLMS and FLHS teachers by providing curriculum materials and resources and collaborating across grades and disciplines to enrich lessons with information literacy skills.

General Library Rules

•    Standard school and classroom rules apply in the library 

  • Social distancing is currently required and students are asked to sit/stand 6 feet apart.

•    Water/hydro bottles with lids are allowed.
•    Food is currently not allowed due to COVID-19.  MASKS are required at all times except for sips of water.
•    Students in the library should always be respectful of other students, classes, and adult groups using the library.


 Policies For Students

Item How long do I have it? Can I renew?
Books & audiobooks on CD 2 weeks Yes
eBooks 2 weeks No, but you can recheck it out
Magazines 3 days Yes
Laptop/ipad/phone chargers 1 block unless issued with a loaner not usually
Students may check out 4 items plus a charger at a time. Students can renew items through email or in person. Students can renew books through email twice, and after that must renew items in person in the library.
Students will receive a reminder email  reminder each week the item is overdue.  Parents are also mailed a letter each week an item is overdue.

Lost Items

If a student believes they have lost a book/charger or other equipment, they should notify the library immediately.  Student accounts will be charged the following:
  1. Books: a minimum of $25 or the cost of the book plus library processing fees
  2. Chargers:  Ipad brick: $49, Ipad/iphone cord: $19, laptop charger: $79
  3. Loaner laptops: replacement cost as determined by tech department 
  4. Other items:  as determined by librarian/availability

Policies for Teachers (Staff has same policies unless an item is needed for a class lesson)

Item How long do I have it? Can I renew?
Books & audiobooks on CD all year yes at end of the year if we see items
eBooks 2 weeks No, but can be rechecked
Magazines as long as needed  
DVD as long as needed Yes

Faculty may also check out AV material for the academic year.

Library Staff

 Library Staff

Mrs. Bowline, Librarian

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Melanie Bowline
2015 S Hualapai Way Las Vegas, NV 89117

Mrs. Clodt, Library Assistant

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Lori Clodt
2015 S. Hualapai Way
Las Vegas, NV 89117

Other Policies

 Other Policies