Presentation on theme: "Media Center Orientation"— Presentation transcript:
1Media Center Orientation Welcome to the Hominy Valley Elementary School Media CenterMrs. Landgrover, Media CoordinatorMrs. Truitt, Media Assistant
2Manners in the LibraryBy your friendly Hominy Valley Elementary School Librarian, Mrs. Landgrover
3Entering and Exiting Please enter quietly. Please exit quietly. This is not the gym!Do not run in or out!
4During your visit If you did not return your book, you may: (1) Sit quietly on the sofa and read.(2) Help another friend find a book.(3) Go to the checkers table and quietly playcheckers or work on a puzzle.(4) Make a book wish list on Destiny for next time.(5) You may NOT play games on thecomputer!
5Checking out You may NOT check out when the librarian or assistant is not here!!You must form a line and be nice to eachother in line.You may not run up to the checkout desk.Once you are checked out, sit quietly andREAD!Share your book with a friend, especially onewho is not able to get a book.
6Remember… The library is a quiet, learning environment, not a playground!Respect those around you because youdon’t know if they are testing, reading,or studying.This is YOUR library- take care of it!
7The Media Center provides: BooksMagazinesCurriculum support and research opportunities to classesA Web site to support online researchComputers and TechnologyDigital Cameras, Camcorders-Must be used with teacher supervision.
8Computer programs available to students: Microsoft Office (NOT Works)Excel, PowerPoint, AccessSuccessmaker
9Be a STAR and READ S earch smartly. T alk quietly. A lways listen. R espect books and people.R eturn books on time.E verything has a place.A lways share.D on’t disturb others.
10Media Center Rules Do not run in and out. Be a good listener. Raise your hand to speak.
11Other Media Center Rules Line up at the check in/out desk.Share.Respect the books and your classmates.
12Sorry. We don’t like bugs Sorry! We don’t like bugs! Food and drinks are not allowed in the media center!
13Media Center RulesRemember other students and teachers are in the media center. Do not talk in a loud voice.Please put books you are checking in on the cart at the circulation desk. Mrs. Truitt will shelve them for you.
14EASY Easy books are fiction books that are easier to read. They are shelved by the author’s last name.Ada Shelved as E ADA
15FICTION Means fake or made up. Not True. Fiction books are alphabetized by the author’s last name.Judy Blume – shelved as FIC BLU
16NON-FICTION Means not fake. True. Books about real things. Also fairy tales and folk tales.Shelved by Dewey Decimal number:Subject number and author’s name.
17Borrowing Books are checked out for 1 week. K-2 are allowed to check out 1 book.3-5 are allowed to check out 2 books.Teachers will sometimes request for students to check out more books.
18ReturningPlease return items to the book carts located at the Circulation desk
19Magazines and Periodicals We provide both pleasure reading & academic magazines located on the periodical stands just inside the front door.
20Where to go if you need help Mrs. Landgrover – Media CoordinatorMrs. Truitt- Media Assistant