Presentation on theme: "Park Forest Elementary School Library"— Presentation transcript:
1 Park Forest Elementary School Library Dr. Mary KellyLibrarian- “The Book Doctor”“ Serving your need to know!’
2 The Library I love the library It’s my favorite place. Rows of books in every case (palms together, book , open)Fat Books ( make a fat circle)Thin books (palms flat against tummy)From wall to wall (move hands to left and then to the right)If I read and read, I’ll read them all. (make a book)
14 Always have clean hands before touching a book 3.Always have clean handsbefore touching a book
15 Always turn pages from the upper right corner 4.Always turn pages from the upper right corner
16 Don’t tear or fold the pages, or bend a book’s spine! 5.Paper is not very strong but it is brittle.Folded over pages mean torn corners.Bent spines mean pages that fall out.Torn or missing pages meanthat you must pay for the book.
22 Title Page The title page is found at the beginning of the a book The title page tells you what the book is called, who wrote it and who made the pictures
23 An Author An author is a person who writes a book. The author has something to say to the reader and says it with the words of the book.You can find the author’s name in your book by using some word clues
24 Clue Words to Find the Author ByStory byWritten byTold bySelected byComplied byText by
25 IllustratorAn illustrator is a person who makes the pictures for a book.The pictures are called illustrationsThe Illustrator tries to show with illustrations what the author is saying.Sometimes the author and illustrator are the same person.
26 Clue Words to Find the Illustrator Pictures byIllustrated byStory and pictures byWritten and illustrated byDrawings byPhotos by
27 The Publisher is the company that printed the book You can find the publisher on the title page
28 The Copy write is the date that the book was printed The Copy write is found on the copy write page, which is in back of the title page.
29 Kinds of BooksThe two kinds of books in a library are fiction and nonfictionFiction books are made-up, imaginary storiesNon-fiction books give information and facts.
31 More Kinds of Fiction Animal Stories Drama Stories in Verse Graphic NovelsWar StoriesRealistic FictionFamily StoriesGrowing-up stories
32 Easy Fiction Fiction Books In Park Forest’s Library we have two main categories of Fiction:EasyFiction
33 Easy SEU Easy Books are on the short shelves. Easy Books have an address to where theyare put on the shelf .The address is put on a label on it’s spine.E on top for EasyOn the bottom it hasthe first 3 letters ofthe author’s last name ESEU
34 Fiction Fiction Books are on the shelves facing the teacher’s lounge. Fiction Books have an address to where they are put on the shelf on their spines,too.F on top for FictionOn the bottom are the Ffirst 3 letters of BLUthe author’s last name.
35 Non-Fiction811SILThe Non-Fiction Books are shelved on the shelves opposite the checkout deskThey are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal SystemTheir spine labels have a number on top.On the bottom are the first three letters of the author’s name (except for biographies when the subject’s last name is used instead).
36 Dewey Decimal System Designed by Melvil Dewey in 1876 Based on the 10 classes:
37 000 Reference100 Books on how tostudy and think200 Bible and Myths300 Government, Holidays andFairy Tales400 Dictionaries500 Math, Sciences andAnimals
38 600 Cars, Airplanes Domestic plants and animals 700 Drawing, games, sports800 Poems900 Countries,travel and history
39 So, Start your reading! K & 1st check out one book for a week. 2nd graders can check out two books for a week.3rd ,4th, and 5th graders may check out three books per week.
40 To check out books…Give the librarian your old books with the bar code face up.I will scan them in.Next give the librarian your new books with the bar code face up and say your name (Last name first, first name last)I will scan them out.
41 The EndOf the presentation. But your reading fun is just beginning!!!!!!