2 BE IN THE KNOW ABOUT… Library forms and fines Book Check-Out & Check-In proceduresCare of BooksHow to find a BookNew books
3 Have to turn in these two forms (and paid fines) LIBRARY FORMSPatron AgreementCheck-out permissionTo check-out books youHave to turn in these two forms (and paid fines)
4 BOOK CHECK-OUT May come to library with teacher permission May come in before school, during lunch, and during reading class to check-out a book(if reading teacher doesn’t let you come, you need to come in the morning or at lunch)May come in during any class for researchVisit for checkout 2x/week (4th-HS)Must sign in (sign-in sheet by door)
5 CHECKOUT 2 Week check-out YOU check Destiny to check your over-dues, fines, and see what books you have checked out.Overdue books = can’t check out another till book(s) are brought back.Lost or damaged=can’t check out till fine is paidIf a lost book is returned, you are refunded your money.
6 # Books You May Check-out 4th-HS can check out 2 booksYou may visit the library 2X a week to check-out a bookFor research or finding information for a project you may visit as much as your teacher allows.
7 NEW POLICYIf you have a overdue book(s) and you somehow get permission to use a teacher # to check out a book:You must pay $1 every book you checkout, every-time(goes towards paying your fine)You must give your teacher the book at the end of each day…do not take it home or anywhere outside of classroom.
8 CARE OF BOOKSSpecial place to keep books (shelf, hang in bag on door, off of floor)Keep away from food, water, pets, young children, DON’T TAKE OUTSIDE or leave on busUse a bookmarkDon’t take on long trips…return to library and check-out later when you know you’ll be home.Don’t leave in someone’s car or on the bus…always look.Turn pages carefully, don’t fold cornersDon’t loan your book to a friend, recommend itDon’t mark in the bookDon’t put pencils, etc. in the middle of the bookBring back books before you transfer to a different school
9 HOW TO FIND A BOOKUse DESTINY on the computer IN your classroom or in the library (if we have any computers).ONCE YOUR ON DESTINY:Make sure you don’t have any over-dues or fines.Make sure the book(s) you want are “in” and not checked out.Locate the Call Number (address) for the Book (write it down)IN THE LIBRARY, go to the correct section (HS, MS, ELEM) & then NF, F, E, or RIf it’s NF you will look for # first, author’s last name next…if it’s F you will look for author’s last name.Use a shelf markerDESTINY IS NOT INSTALLED YET…WAITING…WILL ANNOUNCE AND COME BY FOR ANOTHER “QUICKER” TUTORIAL WHICH WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE ONLINE
10 TYPES OF BOOKS & Materials in ELEM, MS, and HS sections NON - FICTIONFICTIONBIOGRAPHYAUTOBIOGRAPHYREFERENCEPERIODICALS(magazines, newspapers)
12 NON - FICTION 10 Divisions-organized by Dewey # then Author’s last name 000 General Works100 Philosophy200 Religion300 Social Sciences400 Language500 Natural Science600 Applied Science700 Arts & Recreation800 Literature900 History & Geography
13 FICTION - Chapter & Easy Books ABC order by Author’s last name Historical FictionAnimal FantasyTraditional LiteratureScience FictionRealistic FictionMysteryFantasy
14 REFERENCE Arranged in Dewey Number Order EncyclopediaAlmanacsDictionariesAtlasBooks on specific topics used for research
15 RESEARCHING TOOLS Print & Non-Print 1. Reference books2. Non-fiction books on your topic3. Frontier Library Website - Digital Prairie databases4. Frontier Library Website - Search Engines5. Frontier Library - Pathfinders (none right now)SHOW LIBRARY WEBSITE
16 RESEARCH TASK DEFINITION Guide through the BIG 6 research process The librarian is available to come in your class to:Guide through the BIG 6 research processTASK DEFINITION1. Define problem or task AND information neededINFORMATION SEEKING STRATEGIES2. Determine all possible sources AND select “best” sourcesLOCATION & ACCESS3. Locate sources (intellectually & physically) AND find info within sourcesUSE OF INFORMATION4. Engage in information (e.g., read, hear, view, touch) AND Extract relevant infoSYNTHESIS5. Organize info from multiple sources AND present the infoEVALUATION6. Judge the product AND judge the process
17 …RESEARCH Guide how to use Online research tools The librarian is also available to come in your class to:Guide how to use Online research tools(Digital Prairie, Search Engines)Guide how to create and use (with your researchprojects, & other assignments) Google docs,Pathfinders, Wikis, Blogster, Voicethread, & othermultimedia tools offered free online.
18 ANYTHING ELSEWi-fi will soon be available in the library for laptop usersComputers are not available in the library…keeping fingers crossed…so make use of your classroom computers to look for books on DESTINY and to do your researchuntil this changes.BOOK FAIRSOctober 13-18, AND February 21-28, 2011Sub from January-March (spring break)
19 AR CARDS to help 1st-6th Graders shelf-browse books on their level Charlie Brown th GradeSeptember 20116.0