About Our Library

Our Mission

  • To ensure that students and staff are lifelong readers and effective users of ideas and information.

 

Library Staff

Library Hours

Monday (late bus) 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday (no late bus) 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Checkout

  • Our books check out for three weeks. Students may renew their books online through their Destiny account or in person at the library.

  • We are happy to arrange to borrow books from other FCPS schools whenever possible. Please see any member of the library staff.

  • Students may also place up to two holds on materials that are currently checked out from our library.

  • The CHS Library has about 20,000 print books available for checkout. We strive to maintain a collection that represents all students in our school.

  • Additional ebooks and audiobooks are available to checkout through the MackinVIA link in your Destiny account or the MackinVIA app on your device.

  • Some online databases can be searched and accessed through your Destiny account. Additional databases can be found in the Chantilly HS Library class in Blackboard.

 

Visiting the Library

  • Official hall passes are required to visit the library during the school day except for class visits accompanied by a teacher. 

  • The library is open every day before and after school and during lunch.  No passes are necessary.

  • Students must sign in when visiting the library and should sign out again when leaving.

  • The library is open during Charger Time (CT) to Chargers in Good Standing. Students MUST bring ID cards to sign in during CT.

 

Library Rules

  • Food and drinks are not permitted in the library, except for water bottles. 

  • Quiet cell phone use is allowed in the library, but please step outside to make or receive calls.

  • Treat library materials and equipment with respect, push in chairs, and dispose of trash.

  • Follow the SR&R when using computers and other devices.

  • You are welcome to charge devices in the library, but do not leave them unattended.