North San Juan  Library Media Center Programs and Procedures Manual Amy Marquez, Librarian
North San Juan Library Media Center’s Mission <ul><li>To provide students and faculty with a well organized, easily access...
Goals <ul><li>To provide a current collection of resources for both students and faculty that will coincide with the STAAR...
Goals <ul><li>Provide and teach literature appreciation and instill a desire to read as a life long activity. </li></ul>
Goals <ul><li>To provide access to a variety of formats of information such as databases, books, playaways, DVDs, video, o...
Goals <ul><li>Actively involve students in the effective use of a wide range of print, non-print and electronic resources....
Goals <ul><li>Establish and provide consultative services to teachers, students and parents. </li></ul>
Goals <ul><li>Cooperatively plan lessons with the classroom teacher that would ensure more meaningful learning while suppo...
Schedule- What works <ul><li>30 minute class sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled shelving time daily of at least 45 minut...
Schedule- What works <ul><li>Friday-  library closed for classes  (students come in as needed throughout the day.)  </li><...
Schedule- What didn’t work <ul><li>Non consecutive shelving time.  (Last year I had 15 minutes here and there and 30 minut...
Schedule- What doesn’t work <ul><li>Rotation- Also during inventory (the last two weeks of school) my classes had to be co...
Proposed Schedule <ul><li>Please consider the following proposed schedule for the 2011-2012 school year. </li></ul><ul><li...
2011-2012 North San Juan Library Schedule OPEN TO ALL PARENTS 4:15-4:30 Shelving Time 3:45-4:15 PR Responsibilities Pre-K ...
Library Programs <ul><li>Family Time at the Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First Monday of the Month 4:15-5:00 </li></ul></...
Library Programs <ul><li>Student Treasures Book Publishing Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students in all grades invited to...
 
Library Programs <ul><li>Reading is Fundamental (RIF) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Throughout the school year RIF celebrations ar...
Library Programs <ul><li>Bluebonnet Book Club </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students in grades 3-5 are invited to read at least 5 ...
Library Programs <ul><li>Millionaire’s Club </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students must read at least a million words and maintain...
Fundraising <ul><li>Boxtops for Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students turn in Boxtops to the library throughout the yea...
Fundraisers  <ul><li>Book fairs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A book fair will be scheduled each semester. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
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  1. 1. North San Juan Library Media Center Programs and Procedures Manual Amy Marquez, Librarian
  2. 2. North San Juan Library Media Center’s Mission <ul><li>To provide students and faculty with a well organized, easily accessible collection of sources allowing them to become independent information seekers </li></ul><ul><li>To aid students, parents, faculty and community stakeholders in becoming aware of the important role that literature and the development of good reading habits play in becoming life long learners. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Goals <ul><li>To provide a current collection of resources for both students and faculty that will coincide with the STAAR, TEKS and district initiatives. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Goals <ul><li>Provide and teach literature appreciation and instill a desire to read as a life long activity. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Goals <ul><li>To provide access to a variety of formats of information such as databases, books, playaways, DVDs, video, or computer programs which allow students to understand, enjoy and creative works. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Goals <ul><li>Actively involve students in the effective use of a wide range of print, non-print and electronic resources. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Goals <ul><li>Establish and provide consultative services to teachers, students and parents. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Goals <ul><li>Cooperatively plan lessons with the classroom teacher that would ensure more meaningful learning while supporting classroom instruction. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Schedule- What works <ul><li>30 minute class sessions </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled shelving time daily of at least 45 minute increments </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-K aides stay during library classes </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing for classes to start the 2 nd week of school (this will give me time to input all student data and set up classes) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Schedule- What works <ul><li>Friday- library closed for classes (students come in as needed throughout the day.) </li></ul><ul><li>This allows me to attend Librarian’s Meetings which are held approximately one Friday per month. </li></ul><ul><li>As well as hold library AR incentives at the end of each six weeks without having to cancel my library classes. </li></ul><ul><li>Fridays will also be used for processing books, running reports, maintaining the library webpage, planning, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>PR- taking photos, submitting information requests, maintaining school webpage. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Schedule- What didn’t work <ul><li>Non consecutive shelving time. (Last year I had 15 minutes here and there and 30 minutes other days.) </li></ul><ul><li>Rotation (Being a part of the rotation)- at the start of the year I had to start the first week of school even though I was not finished inputting AR/ Destiny student information. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Schedule- What doesn’t work <ul><li>Rotation- Also during inventory (the last two weeks of school) my classes had to be covered by different paraprofessionals since library was part of the rotation. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Proposed Schedule <ul><li>Please consider the following proposed schedule for the 2011-2012 school year. </li></ul><ul><li>Any grade level times can be swapped, they are just an example. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 2011-2012 North San Juan Library Schedule OPEN TO ALL PARENTS 4:15-4:30 Shelving Time 3:45-4:15 PR Responsibilities Pre-K 3:15-3:45 4 th grade 4 th grade 3 rd grade 3 rd grade 2:45-3:15 2 nd grade 2 nd grade 1 st grade 1 st grade 2:15-2:45 K K 5 th grade 5 th grade 1:45-2:15 5 th grade 5 th grade 5 th grade 5 th grade 1:15-1:45 Clerical Duties : Prepare materials Process books Run reports Ordering 4 th grade 4 th grade 4 th grade 4 th grade 12:45-1:15 LUNCH 12:00-12:35 Shelving Time 11:45-12:00 3 rd grade 3 rd grade 3 rd grade 3 rd grade 11:15-11:45 2 nd grade 2 nd grade 2 nd grade 2 nd grade 10:45-11:15 1 st grade 1 st grade 1 st grade 1 st grade 10:15-10:45 K K K K 9:45-10:15 Library Programs: Book Clubs Millionaire’s Club Six Weeks Incentives PR Duties: Photographing Update Webpage Reports Calendar Pre-K Pre-K Pre-K Pre-K 9:15-9:45 Cataloging, Processing Books, Downloading Marc Records, Book Orders, Web page development, Print Reports (circulation, AR, etc.), prep time 8:30-9:15 OPEN TO ALL PARENTS 8:00-8:30 Friday Thursday Wednesday Tuesday Monday Time
  15. 15. Library Programs <ul><li>Family Time at the Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First Monday of the Month 4:15-5:00 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bright Summer Reader Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top reader in each grade is awarded at district ceremony </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PSJA Reads Together </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Book club each semester </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Library Programs <ul><li>Student Treasures Book Publishing Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students in all grades invited to write their own book and have it published in hardback </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“Meet the student author” during the 2 nd Open House </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. Library Programs <ul><li>Reading is Fundamental (RIF) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Throughout the school year RIF celebrations are scheduled to allow students to choose a free book. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. Library Programs <ul><li>Bluebonnet Book Club </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students in grades 3-5 are invited to read at least 5 books from the current Bluebonnet Award list. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many of the books will be featured during library read alouds. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Book club participants will be invited to vote on a winner at our Bluebonnet Celebration. </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. Library Programs <ul><li>Millionaire’s Club </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students must read at least a million words and maintain an 80% average or higher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants will be rewarded at the end of the year with a celebration at the library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider having a special dress up dinner for students and their parents at the library </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Fundraising <ul><li>Boxtops for Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students turn in Boxtops to the library throughout the year. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goodie bags are raffled at the end of each semester. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All proceeds go directly to the library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Last year we raised about $800 </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. Fundraisers <ul><li>Book fairs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A book fair will be scheduled each semester. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students, parents, and faculty will be provided access to new popular books and media. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proceeds will help fund library programs. </li></ul></ul>

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