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Eagle Point Library

3rd Quarter Report-2013

Circulation Statistics & Teacher Requests

  • Total Checkouts: 4,747 (+587 or up 12% from last quarter)

  • Teacher Book Requests: 12 (same as last quarter)

Library Classes

  • Literary elements (characters, setting, beginning/middle/end)
  • Sequencing
  • Food/Health/Table manners
  • Being kind to one another (Have You Filled a Bucket Today?)
  • Weather
  • Holidays (Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Valentine's Day, Dr. Seuss' Birthday)

1st Grade
  • Fiction vs. Nonfiction
  • Sequencing
  • Bullying/Having good character/Being a good friend/Believing in yourself
  • Maps
  • Animal group introduction (bird, fish, amphibian, reptile, mammal)
  • Holidays (New Years, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Valentine's Day, Dr. Seuss' Birthday)

2nd Grade
  • Reference sources
  • Dictionary skills (print and online dictionary)
  • Encyclopedia skills (print and World Book database on
  • Mini encyclopedia animal research
  • Alphabetical order
  • Holidays (Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Valentine's Day, Dr. Seuss' Birthday)

3rd Grade
  • Performed fractured fairy tale readers theater
  • Introduce and explore databases
  • Animal research project using databases (World Book Student & Kids Search)

4th Grade
  • Digital etiquette ("Netiquette")
  • review and exploration
  • Media literacy introduction

5th Grade
  • Internet safety
  • Cyber bullying
  • Website evaluation

6th Grade
  • Internet searching tips
  • Website evaluation
  • Media literacy through Super Bowl commercials
  • Primary/secondary sources introduction

Professional Development: OELMA (Ohio Educational Library Media Association) Midwinter Conference

    • Previewed the School Library Media Specialist Performance Evaluation Rubric & OTES Performance Evaluation Rubric draft
    • Attended the following sessions: "Setting Goals for Your Professional Growth," "Creating Student Learning Objectives to Impact Student Learning," & "How to Evaluate Your Library Program"
    • Networking opportunities with librarians from all over Ohio

    Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity!