Presentation on theme: "Porter Library Orientation"— Presentation transcript:
1Porter Library Orientation What’s in YOUR library?Miss KrantzSchool Library Media Specialist
2What do you need to know? Library rules and procedures What resources do we have in the library?Where to find & how to use those resources (how to be resourceful!)
3Library Rules— What do the Universals look like in the library? SAFERESPECTFULRESPONSIBLERESOURCEFUL (addition for the library)
4FICTIONFiction books are stories invented by the author. They can be based around historical events or truth, but the author has imagined/created the story.
5AudiobooksAudiobooks are mostly in CD format, though there are a few cassettes and PlayAways.
6Graphic Novels/ MangaThe Graphic Novels and Manga are now located near the circulation (checkout) desk.They are sorted alphabetically by title.
7Easy BooksPicture books and children’s stories are located by the double glass doors.
8Non Fiction DEWEY OVERVIEW: 000 – Generalities 100 – Philosophy/psychology200 – Religion300 – Social sciences400 – Language500 – Science & Math600 – Technology700 – Arts and recreation800 – Literature900 – History and geographyNon FictionNon Fiction books are based on facts, real events, and/or real people. They are sorted by Dewey call number.
9BiographiesBiographies are accounts of people’s life stories. They are shelved at the end of our Non Fiction sections, on the short shelf near the glass doors. Biographies are sorted by the last name of the person the biography is about.
10MagazinesThe most recent issue of the magazine is in a plastic binder and is library use only until a new issue comes out. All past issues can be checked out for 1 week.You may have two magazines checked out at a time.
11Reference Reference books are for use in the library. They include: Dictionary & ThesaurusEncyclopediasAtlases & MapsIndian Ed. Materials, and more
12CHECK OUT Line up quietly at counter—give your last name All books check out for 2 weeksBooks can be renewed, unless there is a hold on the bookMagazines (other than current issue) check out for 1 weekYou may have 2 magazines at a timeYou may check out up to 5 items at a timeIf you have lost or overdue items, your checkout may be restrictedStamp your book with due date
13COMPUTERS The library has 14 computers. All school rules/acceptable use policies apply to these computers.Tuck in chairs when finished.Wireless printing:For school projects.Ask if printing more than 10 pages.
14OTHER Pencil sharpener is located by double doors Keep your library clean—use trash cans!Get permission from teacher or librarian before using alternate seating (couches, window seats, desks)
16Quiz Time! How many items can you have out at one time? Which magazines cannot be checked out?Where are the graphic novels?Point to the biographies.What do you have to do before sitting on the couch or window seats?