Process new book orders, making sure they are properly labeled and entered into the library catalog.
Catalog new books which are donated to the library from parents or from the librarian’s own purchases and donations, create labels and see to the many little details which all add up to getting a book ready for the students to check out.
Register new patrons, answer questions
Type purchase orders.
Gather books for teachers for teaching units.
Assist with book inventory.
Repair damaged books.
Assist students in locating books.
LAMINATE FOR THE ENTIRE FACULTY.
Create and distribute overdue notices.
Assist with book displays.
Allow the library to be open to all throughout the day, including recess and lunch breaks so that students are free to visit the library to borrow books, do some writing, work on group projects, search for information on the Internet, or enjoy a favorite book or magazine.
Cutting staff devalues the benefits of our school library program.
Our instructional time would be greatly reduced. This is a disservice to our students . The overall educational benefits of our school libraries will be devalued and may be a factor that results in lower academic achievement.
"You can't have good education without good libraries, and you can't have good libraries without good staff." ~ALA