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1 Park Forest Elementary School Library
Dr. Mary Kelly Librarian - “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)

3 Library Rules in Rhyme

4 When you come to the library Walk real fine In a nice, straight line.

5 Keep your hands where they belong.
Don’t touch your friends. That is wrong. Keep your hands where they belong. 2.

6 When you visit the library
wear a friendly look and share a book 3.

7 Book Care Rules

8 Our Book Rap Our books are our companions
We love them and we need them, We learn a million things from books, And that is why we read them.

9 So turn their pages carefully,
Don’t crumble them or fold them. Don’t smear or smudge, or tear your books, or crush them while you hold them.

10 Remember to respect your books
for in them you will find The precious thoughts and feelings of Some person’s heart and mind!

11 Treat all your books with
loving care while on or off your shelf. Regard them as kind neighbors, and love them as yourself!

12 The Rules Keep books in your bookbag away from water, rain,
1. Keep books in your bookbag away from water, rain, small brothers and sisters … and pets.

13 Never write, draw or scribble in a book

14 Always have clean hands before touching a book
3. Always have clean hands before 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 mean that you must pay for the book.

17 What is a Book? by Lora Dunetz

18 What is a Book? A book is pages, pictures, and words;
A book is animals, people, and birds; A book is stories of queens and kings, Poems, and songs – so many things.

19 Curled in a corner where I can hide,
With a book I can journey far and wide. Though it’s only paper from end to end, A book is… a special friend.

20 Parts of a Book Covers and Spines Title Page Table of Contents
Body of the Book Glossary (non-fiction) Index (non-fiction)

21 Two kinds of book covers
Hardback Paperback

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
By Story by Written by Told by Selected by Complied by Text by

25 Illustrator An illustrator is a person who makes the pictures for a book. The pictures are called illustrations The 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 by Illustrated by Story and pictures by Written and illustrated by Drawings by Photos 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 Books The two kinds of books in a library are fiction and nonfiction Fiction books are made-up, imaginary stories Non-fiction books give information and facts.

30 Kinds of Fiction And… Mysteries Adventures Sports stories
Science Fiction Fantasy Historical Fiction Romance Comedy And…

31 More Kinds of Fiction Animal Stories Drama Stories in Verse
Graphic Novels War Stories Realistic Fiction Family Stories Growing-up stories

32 Easy Fiction Fiction Books
In Park Forest’s Library we have two main categories of Fiction: Easy Fiction

33 Easy SEU Easy Books are on the short shelves.
Easy Books have an address to where they are put on the shelf . The address is put on a label on it’s spine. E on top for Easy On the bottom it has the first 3 letters of the author’s last name E SEU

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 Fiction On the bottom are the F first 3 letters of BLU the author’s last name.

35 Non-Fiction 811 SIL The Non-Fiction Books are shelved on the shelves opposite the checkout desk They are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal System Their 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 Reference 100 Books on how to study and think 200 Bible and Myths 300 Government, Holidays and Fairy Tales 400 Dictionaries 500 Math, Sciences and Animals

38 600 Cars, Airplanes Domestic plants and animals
700 Drawing, games, sports 800 Poems 900 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 End Of the presentation. But your reading fun is just beginning!!!!!!

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