Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the Shivela Library/Media Center"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to the Shivela Library/Media Center Library Staff: Mrs. DexterHours: 8:30 – 4:00pmMonday thru FridayOpen everyday unless otherwise noted
2 Library Users should…Enter Library quietly – make sure you have your ID Card – no running and shouting, no food, gum or drinks.Remove hats & hoods – follow school rules regarding electronics & cell phones.Place backpacks on shelves or in front of shelvesSpeak quietly and respect others work area.Check out all items you take from the libraryPush in your chair and pick up your trash when you leave
3 Abuse of Library rulesMrs. Dexter, although so charming and easy going that you may forget how to act in the library, will remind you only once if you are not following the rules. If she has to ask you twice, she will ask you to leave.Everyone will maintain the learning atmosphere and be considerate of others at work during the school day.
4 A word about Textbooks They are EXPENSIVE!! PROTECT THEM!! You are responsible for them from the time they are checked out until you return them.Two weeks to look over for damage and notify library staff.Fines for loss or damage.Show damaged textbooks
5 Dewey Decimal Classification Non Fiction books are filed according to the Dewey Decimal System and are filed by the Subject/Classification number and the first 3 letters of the Author’s last name000 General information100 Philosophy & Psychology200 Religion300 Social Sciences400 Language500 Pure Science600 Applied Sciences700 Arts & Recreation800 Literature900 History & Geography921 BiographyWhat’s in the library – books, magazines, dictionaries, encyclopedias How Are books organized in the library – show signage Show spine labels.
6 Fiction BooksFiction books are filed in Alphabetical Order and by the first 3 letters of the Author’s last name
7 Identifying Books Horror Mystery Historical Fiction Graphic Novels Certain genre’s can be identified by the spine labelHistorical FictionGraphic NovelsHorrorMysteryEasy to ReadFantasy
8 Online Catalog Tutorial If you have never used an Online Card Catalog, click the link below and watch the following video to familiarize yourself with how it works.Online Catalog Tutorial
9 Checking out a book Current student ID card. Two (2) books at the time (excludes core novels)Checkout period is two weeks (weekends and holidays do not count)Due date written/stamped insideBooks can be renewed for 2 weeksCan’t check out with fines or overdues, reference magazines, dicitionaries Show due date slips
11 If you lose or damage a book… Let the Mrs. Dexter know!You will be charged a fine for lost or damaged books.No new material can be checked out until fines are paid.If lost book is returned, a refund will be issued
12 Computer UseComputers are for school work only. Please ask before you use them.If you need to print, make sure you have paper.
13 Fun websites to visit before or after school or from home on the School Library website Fun BrainScholastic KidsA Series of Unfortunate EventsHarry PotterGamequariumDisney
14 California Young Reader Read all three books, vote for your favorite and join us for an Ice Cream Party in April!Revolution is Not a Dinner Party: A Novelby Ying Chang CompestineWaiting for Normalby Leslie ConnerEvery Soul a Starby Wendy Mass
15 Don’t forget… Shivela Library You can visit the Shivela Library Website to find out what’s going on, check out new series, find out what’s good to read and much, much more!You can also check out the Card Catalog from your home computer to see if we have what you’re looking for…just click on the link below to get started!Shivela Library