Teacher Inservice 2008

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  • Baxter County Library is Your Place to Grow! Mission Statement: The Baxter County Library provides lifelong resources that educate, inspire and entertain in a welcoming environment. The Library is a wealth of resources, and today we appreciate the opportunity to share these resources in partnership with the educational community. Today, Vincent Anderson, Reference Librarian, and I would like to present some ways to make your life easier in both your everyday classroom and in your long range planning. Then a look at the new Library!
  • Teacher Inservice 2008

    1. 1. Your Place to Grow
    2. 2. Log on to our Website <ul><li>www.baxtercountylibrary.org </li></ul>
    3. 4. Log on to our Website <ul><li>www.baxtercountylibrary.org </li></ul><ul><li>View entire Library catalog </li></ul>
    4. 6. Log on to our Website <ul><li>www.baxtercountylibrary.org </li></ul><ul><li>View entire Library catalog </li></ul><ul><li>View your account </li></ul>
    5. 7. Log on to our Website
    6. 8. Library Use Calculator
    7. 9. Did you Know… <ul><li>$2.7 million saved collectively </li></ul><ul><li>29,800 Library cards issued </li></ul><ul><li>Computers used 2,700 times monthly </li></ul>
    8. 10. <ul><li>Used Book Sales </li></ul><ul><li>Arkansas History </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Library </li></ul><ul><li>Public Access Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Books on Hold </li></ul><ul><li>Your Reading List </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Library Tours </li></ul>Services we offer
    9. 11. Placing tools in the students’ & parents’ hands <ul><li>Timed Exams </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited Use </li></ul>
    10. 13. <ul><li>AP Biology </li></ul><ul><li>AP Calculus AB </li></ul><ul><li>AP Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>AP English Language & Comp. </li></ul><ul><li>AP English Literature & Comp. </li></ul><ul><li>AP European History </li></ul><ul><li>AP U.S. Government </li></ul><ul><li>AP U.S. History </li></ul>Advanced Placement Practice Exams
    11. 14. <ul><li>ACT Practice Tests </li></ul><ul><li>ACT Preparation Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>PSAT/NMSQT Practice Tests </li></ul><ul><li>SAT Practice Tests </li></ul><ul><li>SAT Preparation Course Series </li></ul>College Entrance Exams
    12. 15. <ul><li>Algebra Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>Fundamentals of Writing Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar Skills for Writing Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>HS Math Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>HS Math Diagnostic Tests </li></ul><ul><li>HS Math Practice Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>HS Reading Diagnostic Tests </li></ul><ul><li>HS Reading Practice Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Synonym & Antonym Practice Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary & Spelling Practice Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Word Analogy Practice Exercises </li></ul>High School Skills Improvement
    13. 16. <ul><li>Grammar Skills Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>Math Skills Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>Quantitative Comparison Practice Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Comprehension Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>Synonym & Antonym Practice Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary & Spelling Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>Word Analogy Practice Exercises </li></ul>Skills Improvement with Spanish Instructions  
    14. 17. <ul><li>6 th - 8 th Grade Math Diagnostic Tests </li></ul><ul><li>6 th – 8 th Grade Reading Diagnostic Tests </li></ul><ul><li>8th Grade Math Practice Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>8th Grade Reading Practice Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Comprehension Course Series </li></ul><ul><li>Math Practice Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Course Series </li></ul>Middle School Skills Improvement
    15. 18. <ul><li>  4th Grade Math Diagnostic Tests </li></ul><ul><li>4th Grade Math Practice Exercises & Tests </li></ul><ul><li>4th Grade Reading Diagnostic Tests </li></ul><ul><li>4th Grade Reading Practice Exercises & Tests </li></ul><ul><li>5th Grade Math Practice Test </li></ul>Elementary School Skills Improvement
    16. 19. <ul><li>GMAT </li></ul><ul><li>GRE </li></ul><ul><li>LSAT </li></ul><ul><li>MCAT </li></ul>Graduate School Practice Entrance Exams
    17. 20. Library Vision <ul><li>This is a Community that Values Education and Literacy </li></ul>
    18. 21. History is Made <ul><li>Library Receives $9.8 Million Grant! </li></ul>
    19. 22. Library Vision <ul><li>Expand collection and services to new levels </li></ul>
    20. 23. Library Vision <ul><li>Expand collection and services to new levels </li></ul><ul><li>Address 22% illiteracy rate </li></ul>
    21. 24. Library Vision <ul><li>Expand collection and services to new levels </li></ul><ul><li>Address 22% illiteracy rate </li></ul><ul><li>Expand public access computers and technology literacy </li></ul>
    22. 25. Library Vision <ul><li>Expand collection and services to new levels </li></ul><ul><li>Address 22% illiteracy rate </li></ul><ul><li>Expand public access computers and technology literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Education </li></ul>
    23. 26. Library Vision <ul><li>Expanded, dedicated children’s library </li></ul>
    24. 27. Library Vision <ul><li>Expanded, dedicated children’s library </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded, dedicated teen library </li></ul>
    25. 28. Library Vision <ul><li>Expanded, dedicated children’s library </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded, dedicated teen library </li></ul><ul><li>Traveling and Local Exhibits </li></ul>
    26. 29. Library Vision <ul><li>Expanded, dedicated children’s library </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded, dedicated teen library </li></ul><ul><li>Traveling and Local Exhibits </li></ul><ul><li>Larger, well equipped Meeting Rooms </li></ul>
    27. 30. Library Vision <ul><li>Expanded, dedicated children’s library </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded, dedicated teen library </li></ul><ul><li>Traveling and Local Exhibits </li></ul><ul><li>Larger, well equipped Meeting Rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Family Destination </li></ul>
    28. 31. Capital Campaign <ul><li>Programming Endowment equal to 20% of the Capital Grant, or approx. $2million. </li></ul>Deborah Knox, Capital Campaign Chair
    29. 32. Capital Campaign <ul><li>DWRF will match our community endowment fund with another $2 million, resulting in a 6:1 match. </li></ul><ul><li>For every one dollar raised in the community, DWRF would match it with six dollars. </li></ul>
    30. 33. Ways You Can Help <ul><li>Join Friends of the Library </li></ul><ul><li>Buy at Amazon.com through Library website for credit to the Library </li></ul>www.baxtercountylibrary.org
    31. 34. Investing in Your Place to Grow <ul><li>Every Resident benefits from the Library focus on education and literacy. </li></ul>
    32. 35. Your Place to Grow We’re Making History Help us Write the Story!
    33. 36. Your Place to Grow 424 West 7 th St. 870-425-3598 www.baxtercountylibrary.org

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