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Kristin Taylor <[log in to unmask]>
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Kristin Taylor <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:18:24 -0400
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Carolyn,

I allow bottled water and other beverages as long as they are spill proof type containers. I also allow some snacks as long as the students pick up and throw things away. For the most part there  isn't a problem.

I also have a small group of kids that have their lunches in my backroom. Again, they are responsible for returning trays and garbage to the cafe.

Those that abuse the privilege, lose it and don't get it back

Kris Taylor

Carolyn Mauger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>We have many students who bring their lunch to the library and/or who snack
>in the library during the day. We found that when we did not allow food in
>the library during previous years that there was more trash and food
>stuffed away out of sight.
>
>Now we are getting pushback from administration about allowing food and
>drink in the library. Would school librarians please weigh in on whether
>food and drink is allowed in your library?
>Thanks for your perspective!
>
>-- 
>Carolyn (CJ) Mauger
>Marshwood High School Library Media Specialist/
>District Library Coordinator
>Marshwood High School
>260 Dow Highway
>South Berwick, ME 03908
>207 384-4500
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