What's been going on?
Back to the Library!
Thank you Dr. Hernandez for returning me to library work effective 11/29/21. I am grateful.
This update is meant to share what was accomplished between 11/29/21 and 1/25/22.
Book and e-Book Circulations
Class Visits & Lessons
The purpose of these visits was to teach the following three lessons:
As a result of these lessons (and the students' creation of Library Wish Lists), the following circulation statistics ensued between 11/29/21 and 1/25/22:
- Physical books signed out of our library using the Library Wish Lists to locate books on shelves, check them out to students and deliver books to students' classrooms: 2,207
- e-books checked out of Sora: 3,738
- Book holds placed on Sora: 102
- e-comic books checked out of ComicsPlus: 3,191 (with individual logins) and 65 (with our generic school login. Total: 3,256
This brings our total circulations from 11/29 to 1/25 to 9,201.
Library Wish Lists
Sample Library Wish List
How Were the Wish Lists Used?
Physical Book Circulations Out of Our Library
Sora e-Book Circulations & Holds
ComicsPlus e-Comic Book Circulations
Creating Collections in Our Library Catalog
Click on the Links Below To View a Few Collections...
In Addition to Lessons & Book Circulations ...
- Two library book orders totaling $9,484 were created and placed.
- Three large orders of graphic novels for distribution to students were created.
- Nine boxes of books that were ordered for students were distributed.
- Mosaic Classroom Collections were distributed to all 7th and 8th grade teachers.
- Universal Mosaic Collections webpage was created on the library website.
- How the Other Half Lives webpage created for Ms. Baumel to share the Jacob Riis book images with her students.
- Ms. Klioutchnikov's Playaways Page created so that her students can review available Playaways and select the sudiobooks they want to listen to.
- Weeding and organization of classroom library in Room 315.
- Coordinating the distribution of class sets of novels (Restart, Bridge to Terabithia and Absolutely Normal Chaos) to 6th grade ELA teachers.