When Do We Get to Look for Books?The library is a busy – and big – place. Once we’re done withour activity in the MMR, we’ll go to the Juvenile section. Note: Even though Ms. Kover rocks, let’s try not disturb her TOO much. She’s probably busy ordering some great books!
When Do We Get to Look for Books?Occasionally, I may let you check out a book from the CATSsection upstairs. However, most of the books in the CATSsection are also in the Juvenile section!
Library Challenge #1Your first library challenge this year is to memorize this website.You can get to this web site from home or from school. Justtype it into your internet browser. It’ll tell you whether we have a book you want and wherethe book lives in our library! library.chapin.edu
Checking OutIf the line for checking out a book is really long, you maycheck out with Ms. Shorter at the main desk on this floor.
Looking for BooksIf you don’t need a new book, think of this as D.E.A.R time! That means coming prepared with a D.E.A.R. book everytime you have library.
How Long Can I Check Out a Book?You can check out a book for 2 weeks. You then have 2weeks to return it or talk to me about renewing it.
And One Last ThingFor safety reasons, please do not tilt back in your chairs. Ifyou see the person next to you doing it, pat them on the backfor me!
Can you capture the essence of a book in only a few words?
Library Challenge #2 Try to capture a book you like in one COMPLETE sentence.ExampleWhen a sister and brother run away to New York City, they choose a magnificent building on 5th Avenue as their hideout.At the end of class, I’ll collect your work. Next week, we’ll try to guess your book based on the sentence you wrote.HINT: Do not use any words that appear in the book’s title!
Library ChallengeExampleWhen a sister and brother run away to New York City, theychoose a magnificent building on 5th Avenue as their hideout.
Library ChallengeAt the end of class, I’ll collect your work. Next week, we’ll tryto guess your book based on the sentence you wrote.HINT: Do not use any words that appear in the book’s title!Also, make sure to write the title of the book next to your clue!