LARNED HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY OCTOBER MONTHLY REPORT GWEN LEHMAN, LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST PAM FITZGERREL, LIBRARY ASSISTANT Story Time @ PhinneyDuring their initial planningsession for the 2010-2011 schoolyear, the members of the TeenAdvisory Group (TAG Team)decided the promotion andencouragement of readingneeded to be add to their goalsfor the year. One of the ways surprised to find “big kids” questions at the beginning,they wanted to achieve this goal scattered around the room middle and end of the storywas by going to one of the waiting to share a story with to help students with theirelementary schools and reading them. The elementary comprehension andto the students. students were placed in prediction skills. Some ofOn October 28th, a total of 11 small groups of 3 to 4 and the stories enjoyed byTeen Advisory Group (TAG Team) rotated between the TAG students throughout the daymembers traveled to Phinney Team members. Students were Pumpkin Soup byElementary School to read Fall heard 2 to 3 stories during Helen Cooper, A Very Braveand Halloween stories to the their library time. Along with Witch by Alison McGhee andstudents during their library time. reading the stories, the TAG Let It Fall by MaryannAs the elementary students Team members also asked Cocca-Leffler. (cont. on pg.2)entered the library, they were Mission The Larned High School Library will be an inviting, user-friendly hub providing opportunities for active, engaging and challenging learning for students and staff through various media resources, programming and collaboration. The LHS Library will provide a quality program that will enable students to be lifelong learners “It was better than I and enhance the curriculum and “It was interesting because the technology standards of Larned High kids had a lot to say.” --Alex thought.” --Veronica School.
LHS LIBRARY INTERNET Program Highlights IDENTITYCard Catalog: Allowsstudents and staff to searchthe collection at school orhome, access eBooks, renew& place holds on books--http://126.96.36.199/simple/?sessionid=1NYR545AQ36404832LHS Library Blog:Information relating tobooks, technology, events,news and more--http://lhslib2007.edublogs.org/ • New laptop carts and computers arrived at the high school. The newLHS Library Facebook computers were available for checkout the last week of October. Watch thePage: Updates on events,programs, books and more-- LHS Library Blog for student comments on the new computers.http://www.facebook.com/ • Mrs. Wilcox’s Spanish students obtained books related to the culture orhome.php?#!/pages/Larned- written by Latino authors for their book project.KS/Larned-High-School-LMC/221632271653 • Ms. Lehman attended the Kansas Association of School Librarians Conference in Junction City and came back excited about using more technology with theLHS Library Website:General information on students at LHS. She is also looking forward to collaborating more with thelibrary policies & procedures, classroom teachers.programs and Teen Advisory • Work on the genre reclassiﬁcation came to a stand still, but plans are beingGroup--http:// made to resume in November. Book Bundles were also delayed, and will bewww.usd495.net/150620171264587/site/ ready for check out in November.default.asp • Coming in November--Scholastic Book Fair, November 17-24 @ the LHSLHS Library Delicious: Library - Community Day on Nov. 22nd 1-5pmCollection of bookmarksselected speciﬁcally for theneeds of staff & students at Story Time continued...LHS--http:// Although the TAG Team members were split into a morningwww.delicious.com/lhslib2010 group and an afternoon group, all members expressed their surprise at how exhausted they were after completing theirLHS Library Flickr:Shared photos--http:// session with the elementary students. However, they also allwww.ﬂickr.com/photos/ expressed an eagerness to "do it again" in the future.socdownload/
Data SnapshotsLHS LIBRARY STATISTICS, OCTOBER2010Total Circulation 4389th Grade Circulation 11310th Grade Circulation 7011th Grade Circulation 6412th Grade Circulation 53Other 138Card Catalog Total Page Hits 2572LHS Library Blog Unable to obtain due to program errorLHS Library Facebook Page Active Users unable to obtain--not accessible from workKan-ed Application Usage Totals 117Interlibrary Loan--Loaned Total 8 requested but only 7 were ﬁlledInterlibrary Loan--Borrowed Total 12 attempted but only 6 were ﬁlled Filled DeniedTotal Resource Requests Unable to obtain due to program error It was a time of “It was nice to lighten enrichment for both up somebodies day.” -- the high school and Ashlie elementary students.” --Ethan For more pictures see the video on the LHS Library Blog