Halley Libary

Check Out Books

Do you need or want books to read? Want to learn about something new? The Halley library is now open for curbside checkout or you can have books delivered by the Book Bus! 


Curbside Checkout

You can browse our Halley collection using the Destiny site.  You can put the books you would like to check out on hold. Kindergarten and first graders can check out a “grab bag" have a parent or guardian fill out  our Google Form to let Ms Hall and Mrs. King know what types of books you want to read and to select your pick-up time.

Once you have your books on hold, talk with your parent or guardian to sign up for a time to pick up your books. You can also sign up to “browse” the online catalog at Halley. Parents/Guardians can schedule the a pick up or browsing time using our Signup Genius.


Curbside Pick Up Directions

1. Put your book on (*You may also browse using a computer station when you arrive, but remember you only have 15 minutes.  So it might be best to put your books on hold!)

2. Check with an adult about signing up for a time to come get your book.

3. Use the Sign Up Genius to sign up for a time to stop by Halley

4.Come to the library entrance #3. Your adult can remain in the car. (**You MUST wear a mask!)

5.Look for the bag with your name on it and pick up your books!

6. If you are browsing, you may report to a computer station and a volunteer will help you.

View a pdf of Halley's Curbside Pick-Up Directions

Put a Book on Hold

1. Go to the Halley library catalog

2. Login using your FCPS username and password.  Do not use a “Follett Account”.

3. Search for the topic or book title you want.

4. Click HOLD.  You can put up to 5 books on hold at a time. **Look for books with the GREEN tag that says “IN.”  Those books will be available to you for pick up.  If the books says “OUT” and you put it on hold, you will need to wait for Ms. Hall to contact you that the book is ready for pick up.**

5. Sign up for a time  to come pick up your books.  (*Your books will not be pulled until you sign up for a time. You must wear a mask when coming to pick up books.*)

6. To check your holds. Click on the three lines in the upper left hand corner, then click on HOLDS.


View a pdf on your to put a library book on hold

Grab Bags for Kindergarten and 1st Grade Students

1.Think about the kinds of books you might like to read.

2.Ask an adult to help you fill out the Google form.

3. Fill out the form.

4. Come to the library entrance #3 at the time you signed up for on the form. Your adult can remain in the car.  (**You MUST wear a mask!)

5. Look for the bag with your name on it and pick up your books!

6. Read and enjoy your books!



View a pdf for directions to create a grab bag of books

How to Check your Library Account

Do you need to see what books you have checked out from the Halley library? It is as easy as 1-2-3!

Printable pdf Directions

1- Go to the Library Catalog. Click "log in" at the top right corner

2- Log in using your FCPS username and Password.  DO NOT use "Follett Account".

3- Click on the 3 lines in the upper left corner


5-You will now see all books on the account including any books from previous years.


All library books are due May 28,2021 and can be returned any time outside the main office entrance (entrance #1) to the red cart.


Use My SchoolBucks to Pay for missing or damaged library books

Do you need to pay online for a missing or damaged Halley library book? Follow these steps to pay for your book(s) using My SchoolBucks.

Printable pdf copy of directions

1- Go to  My SchoolBucks.

2. Log in. You must create an account first if you don't already have one for lunch account refills).

3- Click on "School Store" in the top right hand corner.

4-Click "Library Fines and Lost/Damaged Books".

5- Click "View Details".

6- Find your students.

7-Refer to your library overdue notice for the a mount due. Enter it on the amount to pay box.

8-Click "Add to Basket".

9-Click on your card at the top left corner.

10- Click "View Cart/Checkout".

11- Click "Continue"

12- Click "Place Order"

13- You should receive a confirmation that your payment has been processed.


The Halley Library is a warm and welcoming place for students, teachers, and parents.  It is the goal of the library program to develop and encourage a love of reading for all students and assist them in becoming critical thinkers who are effective and responsible users of information. 

Parents are always welcome in the library as volunteers for shelving and book fair. 

Halley Library Catalog

Online Databases and eBooks


TumbleBooks has over 1,000 titles including story books, read alongs, videos, nonfiction, math stories, puzzle games and more. See your teacher for username/password.


Log on with FCPS username and password.