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2 Library Orientation Frontier MS & HS

3 BE IN THE KNOW ABOUT… Library forms and fines Book Check-Out & Check-In procedures Care of Books How to find a Book New books

4 LIBRARY FORMS Patron Agreement Check-out permission To check-out books you Have to turn in these two forms (and paid fines)

5 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 doesnt let you come, you need to come in the morning or at lunch) May come in during any class for research Visit for checkout 2x/week (4th-HS) Must sign in (sign-in sheet by door)

6 CHECKOUT 2 Week check-out YOU check Destiny to check your over-dues, fines, and see what books you have checked out. Overdue books = cant check out another till book(s) are brought back. Lost or damaged=cant check out till fine is paid If a lost book is returned, you are refunded your money.

7 4th-HS can check out 2 books You may visit the library 2X a week to check-out a book For research or finding information for a project you may visit as much as your teacher allows. # Books You May Check-out

8 NEW POLICY If you have a overdue book(s) and you somehow get permission to use a teacher # to check out a book: 1. You must pay $1 every book you checkout, every-time (goes towards paying your fine) 2. You must give your teacher the book at the end of each day…do not take it home or anywhere outside of classroom.

9 CARE OF BOOKS Special place to keep books (shelf, hang in bag on door, off of floor) Keep away from food, water, pets, young children, DONT TAKE OUTSIDE or leave on bus Use a bookmark Dont take on long trips…return to library and check-out later when you know youll be home. Dont leave in someones car or on the bus…always look. Turn pages carefully, dont fold corners Dont loan your book to a friend, recommend it Dont mark in the book Dont put pencils, etc. in the middle of the book Bring back books before you transfer to a different school

10 HOW TO FIND A BOOK Use DESTINY on the computer IN your classroom or in the library (if we have any computers). ONCE YOUR ON DESTINY: Make sure you dont 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 R If its NF you will look for # first, authors last name next…if its F you will look for authors last name. Use a shelf marker



13 NON - FICTION 10 Divisions-organized by Dewey # then Authors last name 000 General Works 100 Philosophy 200 Religion 300 Social Sciences 400 Language 500 Natural Science 600 Applied Science 700 Arts & Recreation 800 Literature 900 History & Geography

14 FICTION - Chapter & Easy Books ABC order by Authors last name Historical Fiction Animal Fantasy Traditional Literature Science Fiction Realistic Fiction Mystery Fantasy

15 REFERENCE Arranged in Dewey Number Order Encyclopedia Almanacs Dictionaries Atlas Books on specific topics used for research

16 RESEARCHING TOOLS Print & Non-Print 1. Reference books 2. Non-fiction books on your topic 3. Frontier Library Website - Digital Prairie databases 4. Frontier Library Website - Search Engines 5. Frontier Library - Pathfinders (none right now)

17 RESEARCH The librarian is available to come in your class to: Guide through the BIG 6 research processBIG 6 TASK DEFINITION 1. Define problem or task AND information needed INFORMATION SEEKING STRATEGIES 2. Determine all possible sources AND select best sources LOCATION & ACCESS 3. Locate sources (intellectually & physically) AND find info within sources USE OF INFORMATION 4. Engage in information (e.g., read, hear, view, touch) AND Extract relevant info SYNTHESIS 5. Organize info from multiple sources AND present the info EVALUATION 6. Judge the product AND judge the process

18 Guide how to create and use (with your research projects, & other assignments) Google docs, Pathfinders, Wikis, Blogster, Voicethread, & other multimedia tools offered free online. Guide how to use Online research tools (Digital Prairie, Search Engines) …RESEARCH The librarian is also available to come in your class to:

19 ANYTHING ELSE Wi-fi will soon be available in the library for laptop users Computers 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 research until this changes. BOOK FAIRS October 13-18, 2011 AND February 21-28, 2011

20 AR CARDS to help 1st-6th Graders shelf-browse books on their level Charlie Brown 6th Grade September

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