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Woodlawn orientation

  1. 1. Library Orientation Woodlawn Elementary
  2. 2. Library Hours <ul><li>Monday to Friday </li></ul><ul><li>7:30 am to 3:30 PM </li></ul>
  3. 3. Be in the Know About.... <ul><li>Book Check-Out & Check-In </li></ul><ul><li>Care of Books </li></ul><ul><li>How to find a Book </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Books </li></ul><ul><li>Research Tools </li></ul>
  4. 4. Book Check-Out & Check-In <ul><li>You may come: </li></ul><ul><li>with your class. </li></ul><ul><li>with teacher permission </li></ul><ul><li>before school </li></ul><ul><li>after school with permission from your parent </li></ul>
  5. 5. Book Checkout Rules <ul><li>Books check out for one week for grades K-2. One book per child </li></ul><ul><li>Books check out for two weeks for grades 3-5. One or two books per child. </li></ul><ul><li>Books may be renewed or checked out again if you haven’t finished. </li></ul><ul><li>You must pay for lost or damaged library books. </li></ul>
  6. 6. CARE OF BOOKS <ul><li>Special place to keep books. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep away from food, water, pets, young children </li></ul><ul><li>Use a bookmark </li></ul><ul><li>Turn pages carefully </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t loan your book to a friend, recommend it </li></ul>
  7. 7. Steps for Checking out Books When You are with a Class <ul><li>Go to your table to get your card with your barcode. Make sure it is your card. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring your card and the book to the table </li></ul><ul><li>Scan the card </li></ul><ul><li>Scan the book </li></ul><ul><li>Return to the table </li></ul><ul><li>Check for any torn pages </li></ul><ul><li>Read quietly until you get more directions </li></ul>
  8. 8. How to find a book <ul><li>Use Alexandria Researcher </li></ul><ul><li>Do a Keyword, Title, or Author Search </li></ul><ul><li>Find the Call Number </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the right section (Nonfiction, FIC, E, BIO) </li></ul><ul><li>Look in Numerical or Alphabetical order for the book. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a shelf marker </li></ul>
  9. 9. TYPES OF BOOKS <ul><li>NON – FICTION (Dewey Numbers) </li></ul><ul><li>FICTION: Chapter books </li></ul><ul><li>E=Everybody </li></ul><ul><li>BIOGRAPHY </li></ul><ul><li>Libros en Español </li></ul><ul><li>REFERENCE </li></ul><ul><li>MAGAZINES </li></ul><ul><li>AV Materials </li></ul>
  10. 10. NON - FICTION Books With Factual Information 000 - 999.99 Followed by 3 letters of author’s last name Grouped by Subject
  11. 11. NON - FICTION 10 Divisions <ul><li>000 General Works </li></ul><ul><li>100 Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>200 Religion </li></ul><ul><li>300 Community Life </li></ul><ul><li>400 Language </li></ul><ul><li>500 Pure Science </li></ul><ul><li>600 Applied Science </li></ul><ul><li>700 Recreation </li></ul><ul><li>800 Poetry & Plays </li></ul><ul><li>900 History & Geog. </li></ul>
  12. 12. FICTION and Easy A,B,C order by Author <ul><li>Historical </li></ul><ul><li>Fantasy </li></ul><ul><li>Science Fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic </li></ul><ul><li>Mystery </li></ul><ul><li>Animal Fantasy </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Adventure </li></ul>
  13. 13. BIOGRAPHY <ul><li>A, B, C ORDER by who the book is about </li></ul><ul><li>Story of a real person who is alive today or lived in the past </li></ul><ul><li>920 COLLECTIVE BIOGRAPHY </li></ul>
  14. 14. REFERENCE <ul><li>Encyclopedia </li></ul><ul><li>Almanacs </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>Atlas </li></ul><ul><li>Other types of books used for research </li></ul>
  15. 15. Woodlawn Library <ul><li>If you have any questions, please ask </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Sisson for help! </li></ul><ul><li>No question is TOO BIG or TOO SMALL. </li></ul>

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