WKHS Learning Commons Report
for September 2016
By the numbers....
In 21 school days in September
8,000 individual students visited the LC
and another 736 students visited with their class.
An additional 1070 individuals visited for events.
An average of 467 students per day led to
1081 total circulations, which breaks down to
...every 10 minutes an item being checked out.
An idea borrowed from librarian Nikki Robertson, the personal shopper service brings us great delight as well as a challenge here in the Learning Commons! Students complete a Google form answering questions about books, movies, hobbies, and anything else we should know about them. We then match 3-5 books we think will fit that student. Successes are many, but there are always one or two that we strike out with. We then work one-on-one with those students and find them a match.
"So that one kid in my first block class that you gave Unwind to and we didn't know if he would like it read almost all of it over the weekend." -email from Ashley Fouty
(There are 4 books in the series and this student ended up reading them all!)