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  • 1. Welcome
    • Find a seat
    • Six people per table
    • Have paper and a pen or pencil ready
  • 2. Library Orientation CRHS # 16 Library Media Center Ms. Fonseca, Teacher-Librarian
  • 3. Agenda
    • Library Orientation
    • Q&A
    • Group Activity
    • Book checkout
  • 4. Library Orientation
    • Hours of Operation
    • Library Rules
    • Visiting the Library
    • Finding a Book
    • Dewey Decimal Classification
    • Checking Out a Book
    • Using the Computers
  • 5. Hours of Operation
    • Mondays and Fridays, 7:40 A.M. to 3:14 P.M.
    • Tuesdays, 7:40 A.M. to 1:38 P.M.
    • Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7:40 A.M. to 4:15 P.M.
    • The library is open during nutrition and lunch every day.
  • 6. Library Rules
    • All school rules apply in the library.
    • Be polite.
    • Treat everything and everyone in the library with respect.
    • The library is a place for you to read, study and research.
    • No food, drinks, candy, or gum allowed.
  • 7. Visiting the Library
    • Before and after school and during nutrition and lunch.
    • You must have a pass during class time . Show your pass to the person at the circulation desk.
    • Sign in on the clipboard at the front desk.
    • DO NOT bring food, drinks, candy, or gum into the library.
    • If you cannot find the information you need,  ASK THE LIBRARIAN.
  • 8. Finding a Book
    • Use one of the OPAC stations.
    • You may search a book by keyword, title, author, subject, or series.
    • You can narrow your search (less but more specific titles) by location, material type, awards , reading level, or interest level.
    • Write down the call number and go to the stacks to look for the book.
  • 9. Collections
    • Non-fiction (000-900s)
    • Fiction (author’s last name)
    • Reference (REF 000-900s)
    • Periodicals
  • 10. Dewey Decimal Classification
    • It was developed by Melvil Dewey in 1876.
    • It organizes all knowledge into ten main classes, each of which are divided into ten secondary classes or subcategories, each of which contain ten subdivisions.
  • 11. Dewey Decimal Classification
  • 12. Checking Out a Book
    • You must have a picture ID (school ID, California ID, club affiliation ID) to borrow a book.
    • Up to three books for two weeks with one renewal.
    • Late fee: $0.10 per day
    • Damaged or lost book: $25.00
  • 13. Using the Computers
    • Six OPAC-dedicated PCs for catalog search
    • Twelve MAC computers for research
    • Student I.D. card and a copy of  AUP signed by a parent or guardian on file
    • First come, first serve
    • Computer for school-related assignments only
    • Printer use: $0.10 per page
  • 14. IMPORTANT !
    • DO NOT RESHELVE BOOKS! Place them on the carts next to the shelves.
    • Have I mentioned NO FOOD, DRINKS, CANDY, and GUM?
    • I am here to HELP YOU.
  • 15. Questions?
  • 16. Activity
    • You will be working with your table partners.
    • You will have 20 minutes to finish the activity.
    • Please move around the library carefully.
    • Keep the conversation to a reasonable volume.
  • 17. Activity
    • Answer all the questions from the Library Orientation activity.
    • Review your answers.
    • Once you are done, send one representative to deliver your work.
    • If you finish early, please remain seated and wait until time is up.