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Terms and definitions related to library and media centers

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Library Words

  1. 1. LIBRARY WORDS Check Them Out!
  2. 2. Browse <ul><li>Browse: To look over </li></ul><ul><li>People browse for books, clothes </li></ul>
  3. 3. Shelf Helper <ul><li>Shelf Helper : a plastic marker to help save our place on the shelf </li></ul><ul><li>A book mark saves our place IN a book, shelf helpers save their place on the shelf </li></ul>
  4. 4. Order <ul><li>Order : to arrange, to put in a group </li></ul><ul><li>We line up in ABC order and so do books! </li></ul><ul><li>Books that do not stay straight on the shelves get out of order </li></ul>
  5. 5. Circulation <ul><li>Circulate : to move; to pass from one person to another </li></ul>Our Circulation Desk Your blood circulates through your body
  6. 6. Check Out <ul><li>Check Out : to take something with the promise of returning it </li></ul><ul><li>If you check out a book, you take it with you when you leave the library </li></ul>
  7. 7. Borrow <ul><li>Borrow : to take and promise to return </li></ul><ul><li>We borrow money, we borrow toys, </li></ul><ul><li>We borrow BOOKS! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Scan <ul><li>Scan : to look over </li></ul><ul><li>You scan a book to see if it is just right for you </li></ul><ul><li>The scanner beeps your books </li></ul>
  9. 9. Barcode <ul><li>Barcode : a code of numbers </li></ul><ul><li>We scan barcodes to buy food and check in and out our books </li></ul>
  10. 10. Return <ul><li>Return : To go back or give back </li></ul><ul><li>We return clothes that don’t fit </li></ul><ul><li>Salmon return to where they were born </li></ul>
  11. 11. Check In <ul><li>Check In: to return your book to the Media Center </li></ul><ul><li>Your scan it and put it on the cart </li></ul>
  12. 12. Overdue <ul><li>Overdue: Late to return, not back on time </li></ul><ul><li>Your bus might be late in the morning, that makes YOU overdue for school! </li></ul>
  13. 13. Due <ul><li>Due : Something expected </li></ul><ul><li>When your book needs to come back to the Media Center it is due </li></ul>

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