Wilbury Crockett Library Wellesley High School  End of Year Report  Submitted by Deeth Ellis      June 12, 2012
The New Wilbury Crockett        Library                  Former English                    Department                  Hea...
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Library Presentations• Future of School Libraries - To Strategic  Planning Committee, Jan. 2012• Freshmen Skills Pilot Fin...
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Freshmen Skills Pilot Findings Presented                     Click to                     View                    Slideshow
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Strategic Planning• Re-wrote Vision and Mission  Statements• Conducted SWOT (Strengths,  Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threat...
Strategic Planning               Participants•   Becky McFall, Director C&I, K-12•   Carolyn Markuson, Director, Libraries...
Strategic Planning, Library K-12    Vision Statement DRAFT    The Wellesley Public School’s LibraryProgram reinforces the ...
New Mission Statement           DRAFT      The Wellesley Public School Library Program supports the teaching andlearning o...
Usage Statistics  2011-2012
WHS Library Website    2011-2012               HITS          Homepage:           66, 962 hits          Databases A-Z List:...
Collection Highlights        Circulation• 2011-2012                  16,063    • Books/DVDs               4,111    • Equip...
Classes Taught or Co-      Taught with Librarians             2010-2011            2011-2012                185           ...
Citation• Noodlebib Citation Tool         Bibliographies Created       2010-2011    2011-2012          2,072        2,801
WHS Library Databases
Database Usage HighlightsDatabase       2010-11        2011-12               Searches    SearchesABC/Clio            12,92...
Technology
Available for Students to      Checkout in the Library  MacBooks     Cameras and            Digital Voice               tr...
Library Money Spent          2011-2012• $15,850.00 - Operating Budget• $8,147.00 WEF Grant  – On Demand Library Services w...
Author Event in the         Library Holly Thompson,     author ofOrchards, speaksto English classes
Author Event         Author and         Wellesley High         graduate, John         Smolens, spoke         to English   ...
Student Outreach• WHS Students Read Banned Books,  September 2011• Student Appreciation Breakfast, November  2011• Student...
Student Volunteers2011-2012• 18 student volunteers - in response to a  library initiative asking students to help  with ch...
In Collaboration withWellesley Free Library•WHS Library Strategic Plan•Teen Poetry Slam•New Database from Wellesley Free L...
Looking Forward            2012-2013•   Overdrive eBook library•   Kindles and Nooks•   Continue Strategic Plan•   Simmons...
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End of the Year Report, Wilbury Crockett Library, Wellesley High School

  1. 1. Wilbury Crockett Library Wellesley High School End of Year Report Submitted by Deeth Ellis June 12, 2012
  2. 2. The New Wilbury Crockett Library Former English Department Heads, Ronna Frick and Brooks Goddard at the Rededication of the Wilbury Crockett Library
  3. 3. Slideshow of Names Click to viewslidesho w
  4. 4. Library Presentations• Future of School Libraries - To Strategic Planning Committee, Jan. 2012• Freshmen Skills Pilot Findings - To teachers and administrators, Dec. 2011• GLBTQ Booktalks - To teachers districtwide, May 2012• Ecology Roundtable Project and Common Core - To Librarian Group at EDCO, June 2012
  5. 5. Click to ViewSlideshow
  6. 6. Freshmen Skills Pilot Findings Presented Click to  View Slideshow
  7. 7. Click to View Slideshow
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  9. 9. Strategic Planning• Re-wrote Vision and Mission Statements• Conducted SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) Analysis at WHS with 12 teachers• Action Plan - Wrote preliminary 2012-13 Action Plan for WHS Library
  10. 10. Strategic Planning Participants• Becky McFall, Director C&I, K-12• Carolyn Markuson, Director, Libraries, K-12• Stephen Goodwin, Principal, Sprague Elementary• Elise MacLellan, Asst. Director, Wellesley Free Library• Jamie Chisum, Interim Principal, WMS• Rosey McQuillan, Assistive Technology Specialist, K-12• Ranjani Sriram, Instructional Technology Specialist, WHS• Stephanie Cacace, Social Studies teacher, WHS• Deeth Ellis, Librarian, WHS• Sarah Chessman, Librarian, WMS• Elisabeth Zimmer, Librarian, Schofield Elementary• Linda Buffam, Instructional Library Asst., Schofield Elementary
  11. 11. Strategic Planning, Library K-12 Vision Statement DRAFT The Wellesley Public School’s LibraryProgram reinforces the system’s core valuesthrough the support and implementation of thedistrict’s instructional goals. As a vital componentof the educational experience, the LibraryDepartment helps develop curious, creative,independent problem solvers who are responsibleglobal citizens able to demonstrate academicscholarship, information literacy, and a love ofreading.
  12. 12. New Mission Statement DRAFT The Wellesley Public School Library Program supports the teaching andlearning of faculty and students in all grades, fosters a life-long love oflearning and reading, and encourages the development of critical thinking anddigital citizenship skills. This mission is accomplished through a WPS Library curriculum withliterary and information literacy benchmarks and by: • Collaborating with the faculty to develop effective learning strategies that address the needs of students in an ever-changing global environment; • Providing instruction to foster research competency and stimulate interest in reading, viewing, using, and producing knowledge and ideas; • Providing guidance and access to informational and recreational materials for the school community.
  13. 13. Usage Statistics 2011-2012
  14. 14. WHS Library Website 2011-2012 HITS Homepage: 66, 962 hits Databases A-Z List: 20,219 hits
  15. 15. Collection Highlights Circulation• 2011-2012 16,063 • Books/DVDs 4,111 • Equipment 11,952 (laptops, cameras, headphones)• 2010-2011 4,652 • Books/DVDs 3,211 • Equipment 1,435
  16. 16. Classes Taught or Co- Taught with Librarians 2010-2011 2011-2012 185 176Reasons for fewer classes:• Reduction to 1 FTE Librarian (from 2)• Move to new building. Some projects were not given this year because time required to move.• More teachers integrating library skills independently in their lessons and projects (ex. Earth Science, World History, US History).
  17. 17. Citation• Noodlebib Citation Tool Bibliographies Created 2010-2011 2011-2012 2,072 2,801
  18. 18. WHS Library Databases
  19. 19. Database Usage HighlightsDatabase 2010-11 2011-12 Searches SearchesABC/Clio 12,927 33,575JSTOR 15,395 20,975Proquest 4,875* 7307(CultureGrams& Historical *only HistNewspapers) NewspapersGale Databases 11,054 13,721and eBooks
  20. 20. Technology
  21. 21. Available for Students to Checkout in the Library MacBooks Cameras and Digital Voice tripods Recorders FlashiPod Charger Drives Splitters
  22. 22. Library Money Spent 2011-2012• $15,850.00 - Operating Budget• $8,147.00 WEF Grant – On Demand Library Services with Kindles • Includes 6 Kindles, 6 Nooks and subscription to the Overdrive eBook/Audiobook Library• $11,000 - PTSO - For Print and eBooks
  23. 23. Author Event in the Library Holly Thompson, author ofOrchards, speaksto English classes
  24. 24. Author Event Author and Wellesley High graduate, John Smolens, spoke to English classes in September.
  25. 25. Student Outreach• WHS Students Read Banned Books, September 2011• Student Appreciation Breakfast, November 2011• Student Library Advisory - Sam Sims, new President for 2012-13• Teen Poetry Slam, April 2012• Ms. Ellis, Adviser to Anime/Manga Club• Tabletop Gaming with C. Rondash, instructional library assistant
  26. 26. Student Volunteers2011-2012• 18 student volunteers - in response to a library initiative asking students to help with checking out the new laptops.• 2010-2011 - There were only 6 student volunteers.
  27. 27. In Collaboration withWellesley Free Library•WHS Library Strategic Plan•Teen Poetry Slam•New Database from Wellesley Free Library: •JSTOR•Promoting Summer Reading and Book inCommon
  28. 28. Looking Forward 2012-2013• Overdrive eBook library• Kindles and Nooks• Continue Strategic Plan• Simmons Library Graduate Student• Library Instructional Videos• Book in Common Event

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