Library Notes

monthly library report: April 2015

General Stats

Class days: 21

Class visits/lessons: 171

Circulation: 3,488 books

E-books Accessed (www.mycapstonelibrary.com): 158

PebbleGo Logins (www.pebblego.com & www.pebblegonext.com): 486

Collaboration & Instructional Units

Mac Barnett & Jory John author visit (2nd-5th)

Book Fair book trailers & read-alouds

Book Fair wish lists & browsing

Planning & Management

  • Processed new books
  • Processed & labeled Grant books from GSSA Whole Foods Market Austin
  • Author visit preparation
  • Submitted application for more library Nooks
  • Summer Reading Kick-Off planning
  • All things Book Fair
  • Sent lost book notices

Meetings

  • Author visit decor planning w/Hansen 4/2
  • Tech help from Sonya 4/8
  • New volunteer orientation, Isabel DeLeon 4/8
  • Book Fair planning meeting with Rep 4/9
  • Texas Library Association conference 4/14-17
  • Summer Reading Kick-Off planning meeting 4/23
  • Meeting with mentor librarian 4/24
  • BookPeople meeting 4/24

Perez Reads Initiatives

April books displayed- New books!

Distributed AR planet pins, lanyards, stickers

Update Library twitter

Raised $3263 to buy books for students & library!

Miscellaneous Library Use

STAAR testing 4/20-22

In May...

  • RED day volunteers to finish library mural 5/14
  • Summer Reading Kick-Off 5/21 5:30-7:00
  • All library books due by 5/22

A chance to win!

Which one of the following statements about Mac Barnett is FALSE:


  • He created the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers.
  • He got his idea for his first book while in the shower.
  • He has a dog- also named Mac.


pssst: if you haven't seen his TED talk yet, you really should! https://www.ted.com/talks/mac_barnett_why_a_good_book_is_a_secret_door?language=en