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  • A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TEEN SERVICES LIBRARIAN: RICK ORSILLO Sarah Hager LIS 567 December 5, 2009
  • Shoreline Library: An Overview http://www.kcls.org/shoreline/about.cfm
  • Shoreline Art Work
  • Introducing: Rick Orsillo Teen Services Librarian http://www.myspace.com/rickobaggins http://shorstab.blogspot.com/ Unshelved Lookalike Contest Winner as Randy! http://www.facebook.com/rickobaggins
  • Additional Links for further review PDF done by Rick on the TAB, right click to open for a bigger view or follow this hyperlink http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/article/CA6654575.html Below is the link to the article on the RFW contest : YALSA’s Best Books for Young Adults 2008 : http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/yalsa/booklistsawards/bestbooksya/08bbya.cfm
  • Day to Day Work
    • Starts the day checking Email!
    • Regular Staff Meetings
    • Tours of Library for students
    • Reference Desk 4 hours
    • Organizing work for volunteers
    • Weeding—as needed
    • Paperwork and updating Facebook, Twitter and the Library Blog
  • Programs
    • Story-time
    • Summer Reading Program
    • Study Zone
    • Computer classes
    • STAB
    • Game On
    • Field Trips: ComiCon
  • Outreach
    • Book Talks
    • Going to schools and signing up kids for library cards
    • Database demonstrations at schools
    • Works with local teachers to have resources available ahead of time for student assignments
    • Twitter/Facebook/MySpace
    • Participates in the Shoreline Parade
    • Attends volunteer resource fairs to recruit volunteers to the Shoreline Teen Advisory Board
  • Collection
    • Centralized
    • Weeding is done when a book needs to be replaced due to wear
    • No books published BEFORE (not after-oops) 2000
    • The Teen Collection has the 2 nd highest circulation in the library behind the Children’s Collection
    • There is a list !
  • Community Operation: Teen Book Drop Yearly the library becomes involved in community events such as the Shoreline Parade, school job, volunteer resources, and health fairs, book talks and school visits. They work together on events with Social Services and the Parks and Recreation Departments to enrich community participation in library events. During Operation Teen Book Drop, Rick and some local teens volunteered to deliver 600 teen books to donate to Children’s Hospital.
  • Programs to come and Projects in the making:
    • Programs:
    • Digital Design Zone: Van with 5 PCs and 5 Macs going to predetermined locations
    • Library-to-Go
    • Project in the works: to redefine the role of “The Librarian”. Emphasis is being placed on more Outreach and Librarians being physically out of the library more often