Presentation on theme: "Woodward Academy Lower School Library Media Center Orientation."— Presentation transcript:
Woodward Academy Lower School Library Media Center Orientation
Meet the Librarian!
Ms. Haber- Your Librarian Eighth year at Woodward Eighth year at Woodward Undergraduate degree from UT Undergraduate degree from UT (Hook ‘em Horns!) Attended UCLA library school Attended UCLA library school Master of Library Science degree from SCSU Master of Library Science degree from SCSU Loves reading, gardening, running, needle crafts and chocolate! Loves reading, gardening, running, needle crafts and chocolate!
When may we use the library? School days School days Monday - Friday Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. With your class With your class On your own On your own
What are the library rules? Follow all school rules Follow all school rules Use library manners Use library manners Respect others Use quiet voices Walk No food or drinks Use computers appropriately Use computers appropriately Check at home Educational activities only Treat books with care Treat books with care Beware of dogs! Watch for water hazards! Use a bookmark!
What may we do in the library? Browse for pleasure reading Browse for pleasure reading Take Accelerated Reader tests Take Accelerated Reader tests Work on research projects Work on research projects Do your homework Do your homework Relax and read!
How many books can we check-out? 4 books for 2 weeks 4 books for 2 weeks No fines for overdue books No fines for overdue books Charges for lost books - Charges for lost books - $20 for hard cover $10 for paperback refunds are given when returned
Library on the Web Explore the links!
How do we find books in the library? Search the Computer Catalog Search the Computer Catalog Find the book’s call number Find the book’s call number Write it down Write it down Locate on shelf Locate on shelf
How do we find books in the library? Basic Search:
Call Numbers = Books Address
How is the library organized? Three main sections: Fiction- made up stories Fiction- made up stories Easy- E Chapter Books- Fic Story Collection- SC Story Collection- SC Non-Fiction- Facts Non-Fiction- Facts Use Dewey Decimal System Use Dewey Decimal System Organized by subject Organized by subject Biography- Bio Biography- Bio Reference- REF Reference- REF Fic ROW
Library Floor Plan
Checking out Library Cards are computerized Library Cards are computerized Check out on left Check out on left Return books in white box Return books in white box