LARNED MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY OCTOBER MONTHLY REPORT GWEN LEHMAN, LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST JANICE KNEISLEY, LIBRARY ASSISTANT WAW Award CeremonyEach school year, LMS studentsare introduced to the WilliamAllen White (WAW) BookNominees for the current year.These books have been chosenas some of the best written fortheir age group. Students havefrom mid-October until April 15th sleepover. Any student who Emporia, KS for theto read the nominated books and reads and writes a book sleepover. Students werevote for their favorite. The review for every title from able to swim and playwinning titles are announced a their grade level will be able basketball, fussball and pool.few days following the voting and to attend the ceremony and They also participated in aawards are presented to the sleepover free of charge. Q&A session with thewinning authors in the fall. At winning authors, Cynthia This October Ms. LehmanLarned Middle School, any took 3 eligible students to the Kadohata and Barbarastudent who reads and writes a WAW Award Ceremony and OConnor. After a briefbook review on at least 2 WAW sleep, we woke early to sleepover. On October 1stbook nominees from their grade attend the author signing at the group traveled to thelevel is eligible to attend the recreational center in (cont. on pg.2)WAW Award Ceremony and Mission The Larned Middle 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 LMS Library will provide a quality program that will enable students to be lifelong learners Kaitlynn meets author Cynthia and enhance the curriculum and A little pie for breakfast? Kadohata technology standards of Larned Middle School.
LMS LIBRARY INTERNET IDENTITY Program HighlightsCard Catalog: Allowsstudents and staff to searchthe collection at school orhome--http://184.108.40.206/simple/?sessionid=1NYR545AQ36404832LMS Library Website:General information onlibrary policies & procedures,programs and Teen AdvisoryGroup--http://www.usd495.net/1507201712277/site/default.asp • Mrs. Kneisley ran a Word of the Day contest. If students used the word of the day correctly in a sentence, their name was entered in a drawing for a prize at the end of the week. • New laptop cart and computers arrived at the middle school during Parent/ Teacher Conferences. The new laptops were available for checkout the last week of October. • Sixteen new titles were added to the library collection during the month. • Ms. Lehman attended the Kansas Association of School Librarians Conference in Junction City and come back with new ideas to promote books and incorporate more technology with the students of LMS. WAW continued... the Emporia State University Memorial Union. Our students were among the first 10 to get their books signed by both authors. Following the book signing, the students participated in various activities at the student union. The morning concluded with the actual award ceremony where the authors were presented the WAW Award for their books.
Data SnapshotsLMS LIBRARY STATISTICS, SEPTEMBER 2010Total Circulation 19665th Grade Circulation 6296th Grade Circulation 6227th Grade Circulation 1478th Grade Circulation 157Other 411Card Catalog Total Page Hits 1944Kan-ed Application Usage Totals 66 Filled DeniedTotal Resource Requests Unable to obtain due to program error For more pictures see the video on the LMS Library Website accessible through the district website Writing letters to favorite WAW authors Sticky Bubbles