Gunn Jr. High Library Orientation

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Gunn Jr. High Library Orientation

  1. 1. Gunn Jr. High Library Map to Success
  2. 2. Librarian <ul><li>Mrs. Holland </li></ul>
  3. 3. Hours of Operation <ul><li>8:30 – 4:05 </li></ul><ul><li>Students may come into the library in the morning from 8:30-8:55 Monday – Friday. </li></ul><ul><li>Students must have a pass from a teacher or an honor card (2 nd -6 th weeks) to enter the building. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Library Expectations <ul><ul><li>FOLLOW ALL SCHOOL RULES </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gum or candy are not permitted. </li></ul><ul><li>Email, chat rooms, or game playing is prohibited. </li></ul><ul><li>Printing items costs 10 cents per copy. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a quiet voice when conversing with your peers. </li></ul>
  5. 5. General Procedures <ul><li>Please be respectful to others around you by staying on task. </li></ul><ul><li>Please pick up trash in your area. </li></ul><ul><li>Please push in chairs when leaving the library. </li></ul><ul><li>During checkout Two people to a table!! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Circulation Rules <ul><li>Students IDs or your Gunn Planner are required to check out books or use the computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Students may check 2 books at a time for up to 3 weeks at a time. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lost Books and Fines <ul><li>Fines are charged for overdue materials at a rate of ten cents per day per book. </li></ul><ul><li>Fines and overdue notices are sent once a month. </li></ul><ul><li>Students with outstanding material and/or fines will not be allowed check out privileges until fines/lost books have been rectified. </li></ul><ul><li>Damages to magazines will result in paying full price for the magazine. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Library Passes <ul><li>Students must have a pass written by a teacher to be in the library when not with a class. </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory – Students must come and get a library advisory pass from Mrs. Holland before advisory to be in the library during advisory </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advisory Period <ul><li>ABSOLUTELY NO INTERNET ACCESS IS ALLOWED DURING ADVISORY WITHOUT LIBRARIAN’S PERMISSION. </li></ul><ul><li>Students cannot come everyday. </li></ul><ul><li>Behavior expectations are strictly enforced. Students who misbehave during advisory will lose the privilege to visit during advisory and a referral will be written. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Computer Usage <ul><li>User is responsible for damages to the equipment, systems, and software resulting from deliberate or willful acts. </li></ul><ul><li>PROHIBITED : use of the network for non-school related work (games, e-mail, chat rooms…) & loading or use of unauthorized games, programs, files </li></ul>
  11. 11. Library Tips <ul><li>Do not loan your book to someone else, you are responsible for books checked out in your name. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not check out for anyone but yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Check books for damage before leaving the library, please. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Responsibility <ul><li>You are responsible for turning your book in on time. A convenient book drop is located in the Science hallway. You do not need a pass to drop a book off in the drop-you can drop books off during passing periods! </li></ul>
  13. 13. New Procedure for Manga and Anime Books <ul><li>Manga and Anime books are now kept behind the desk. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Procedures to checkout manga and anime books are: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring the photocopy of the cover to the front desk and either Mrs. Holland or a Library assistant will give the book. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The photocopied book covers will be on the magazine shelf closest to the teacher work area </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Book Care <ul><li>Keep them clean </li></ul><ul><li>Keep them dry </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t eat or drink when using a book </li></ul><ul><li>Do not write in books </li></ul><ul><li>Keep out of the reach of small children </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT repair books! Do bring them to the library for repair. We have the correct materials, and experience to repair books. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Gator Book Club <ul><li>Who: Open to all Gunn Jr. High students </li></ul><ul><li>What: Read and discuss books with friends and teachers. Possible guest speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Where: Library </li></ul><ul><li>When: Once a month on Friday, September 12 at lunchtime. Please see Mrs. Holland to sign up </li></ul><ul><li>Why: It is fun! </li></ul>
  16. 16. Treasure Chest <ul><li>Students may enter their name into a box for give-a-ways in the library by: </li></ul><ul><li>Turning books in on time. </li></ul><ul><li>Having your Gunn student ID to checkout (once you have it) </li></ul><ul><li>Prizes include: Books, Posters, and other items </li></ul>

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