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School Library

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Welcome to Hammond High Magnet School learning commons! We have over 10,000 titles (books and ebooks), seating for 80, 3 computer labs, and a wide variety of resources available for student and teacher use.  The library at HHMS is a collaborative space that encourages students and teachers to work together to create and build knowledge.

Librarian/Media Specialist, Webmaster, PR Coordinator, Yearbook Advisor: Ms. Joan Costanza

Hours of operation:  Monday-Friday 7:10 am -3:00 pm

Rules for the Library

  • Food and beverages (including water bottles) are NOT allowed in the library.  Students must place all food and containers securely in their bags. Due to Covid-19 and the need for increased cleaning needs, teachers will not be allowed to bring food and/or beverages into the library.  
  • Cell phones are not allowed in the library at any time. Students will be required to leave if they are caught with a cell phone.
  • Bookbags must be placed on the floor, under your chair or on one of the designated shelves.  Bookbags may NOT be placed on your lap or on top of tables.
  • Students must wear their ID in order to enter the library.

Library Use:

  • Students are welcome to visit the library before school, during lunch, and 30 minutes after school.  
  • Students are allowed to visit the library during class time to check out books. However, students are only allowed a 15 minute visit and must have a pass from the teacher. Teachers MUST clear visits PRIOR to sending students.
  • Teachers may NOT send students to the library to work on assignments without PRIOR arrangements and approval.  


  • Black ink: 5 cents per page (including all teacher notes, assignments, etc).
  • Color ink: 25 cents per page (including all teacher notes, assignments, etc).

Individual help with an assignment:

  • Email to schedule a conference and/or appointment.
Club Meetings:
  • The library is available for meetings and activities after school.  However, an adult sponsor must be present.