Salesian Library Orientation


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Some brief information on the school library for newcomers to the Salesian community.

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Salesian Library Orientation

  1. 1. Welcome to theSalesian High School LibraryA few facts and figures to get you started.
  2. 2. Library Guidelines• Be doing something productive • Be doing it in a way that allows others to be productive• Be respectful of other people and their property
  3. 3. What is Mr. Mahollitz Available to Help You With?• Research Assistance• Computer/Technology Questions• Finding the Right Book(s)• Printing/Copying• Writing/Editing Papers• etc.*My primary objective is to make your life easier. The door is always open and your questions are always welcome.
  4. 4. When is the Library Open• Official library hours are 8:00am-4:30pm• If you need to use the library resources during regular class hours, obtain a pass from your teacher o Be mindful of other students or classes that may be using the library.
  5. 5. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)• What does the library have to offer me? o The library currently holds around 10,000 resources, which include books, magazines and online databases o 30 computers available for student use during break, lunch and after school. With a pass from your teacher, you can even come during regular class time. o A world of possibility and a librarian willing to help every step of the way
  6. 6. FAQs Continued...• How much does it cost to print in the library? All printing for school-related purposes is free o• How much does it cost for copies? Black & white copies = .10; Color copies = .25 o• Does the library have a lost and found? o Yes, but following the end of each school day misplaced items will be relocated to the main office• Can I use the library databases from home? o Library databases are available 24/7 using the school-issued username and password• Can I renew a book? o Yes, unless another student has requested it
  7. 7. FAQs Continued...• How can I get in touch with the librarian? o Mr. Mahollitz can be reached during and after school hours in the following ways:  (510) 234-4433 ext. 1410 (business hours only)  email -  twitter - @emahollitz*Dont always expect an immediate response, but know that your questions and concerns are valued
  8. 8. How to Reach the Library OnlineFrom the Salesian Website (
  9. 9. …or via the Library
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