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Library Orientation
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  • 1. <ul><li>3 or 4 people to a table, please </li></ul><ul><li>1 pen or pencil per table </li></ul>to Your Library!
  • 2. <ul><li>Library Orientation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>About the library’s staff and “stuff” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Your FIRST LR Library Book Checkout!!! </li></ul>Today’s To Do’s…
  • 3. The Basics…
  • 4. Who IS the Librarian, anyway?
  • 5. A Little about Ms. Trapani <ul><li>LR Librarian for 11 years (best job on earth!) </li></ul><ul><li>My favorite things </li></ul><ul><li>My personality </li></ul><ul><li>My expectations </li></ul><ul><li>See me with ANY book, research, or computer questions! </li></ul>
  • 6. My Job is... To make your lives EASIER ! In a nutshell ,
  • 7. Another Person Who Can Help Make Your Lives Easier… <ul><li>Library Assistant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ms. Butler </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Will help you with: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer questions </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. When is the Library Open?
  • 9. See Me for Book Checkout, Book Return, or Computer Questions… <ul><li>***During Advisory (with a pass) </li></ul><ul><li>A few minutes before and after school </li></ul><ul><li>During class (with a pass), but PLEASE peek first ! </li></ul>
  • 10. About Book Checkout…
  • 11. <ul><li>“ Do I need a library card?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ How many books can I take out at once?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ How long can I keep a book?” </li></ul><ul><li>“ What happens if a book gets lost?” </li></ul>
  • 12. You will also visit the Library… <ul><li>For Research Projects (presentation, then independent work) </li></ul><ul><li>Different than Elementary School Library </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers request library time </li></ul>
  • 13. What kind of “stuff” does the Library have?
  • 14. <ul><li>Library Website! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click LR Library under School Resources on LR eChalk page </li></ul></ul><ul><li>12 computers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Databases </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Color and Black & White printers </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop carts (for classroom use) </li></ul>Technology ONLY for Research and other Schoolwork…
  • 15. Books for School Assignments and Just for Fun… <ul><li>Tons of books (about 14,000) </li></ul><ul><li>Topics such as… </li></ul>
  • 16. A Quick Tour… <ul><li>Fiction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphic novels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Favorite series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mysteries, Historical Fiction, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dictionaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-fiction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports, cars, countries, animals, historical events, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Biographies </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On tape and CD </li></ul></ul>
  • 17. LIBRARY MAP
  • 18. 6 Ridiculously Simple RULES…
  • 19. <ul><li># 1 </li></ul><ul><li>All other school rules also apply in the library. </li></ul><ul><li>Absolutely NO : </li></ul><ul><li>lateness, food, drink, coats, electronic devices, etc. </li></ul>
  • 20. <ul><li># 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be RUDE! </li></ul><ul><li>No calling out </li></ul><ul><li>No whispering/talking </li></ul><ul><li>No profanity/disrespectful language </li></ul><ul><li>Be nice to each other! </li></ul>
  • 21. <ul><li># 3 </li></ul><ul><li>No violence of any kind! </li></ul><ul><li>No hitting, poking, pushing, etc. (even if you’re “just playing”) </li></ul>
  • 22. <ul><li># 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Treat objects in the Library with care & respect. </li></ul><ul><li>No drawing on desks </li></ul><ul><li>No tearing books </li></ul><ul><li>Follow computer usage rules </li></ul>
  • 23. # 5 Be on time and ready to work.
  • 24. # 6 Return all library books on time or early.
  • 25. <ul><li>All 6 library rules can be summarized with ONE word… </li></ul>In case you forget… RESPECT
  • 26. Consequences… <ul><li>Warning </li></ul><ul><li>Call home </li></ul><ul><li>Detention </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of library privileges </li></ul>
  • 27. Hope you paid attention! It’s time for a POP QUIZ!
  • 28. Each table gets a “Scavenger Hunt.” Work together! The first table to answer ALL questions wins a prize!!!
  • 29. <ul><li>Ask for a suggestion </li></ul><ul><li>Use the OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>Scan the shelves </li></ul><ul><li>Read the summary </li></ul><ul><li>“ 3 Finger Rule” </li></ul><ul><li>(One book limit today) </li></ul>How to Choose the Right Book…
  • 30. Start the year off right-- READ!
  • 31. Slide Show Created By: <ul><li>Ms. Trapani </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Librarian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lawrence Road Middle School </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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