2nd Quarter Report 2017-2018

BHS Library

Quarter Overview

The second quarter of the school year continued with an increased library-classroom collaboration--up over 200% compared to the second quarter of 2016-2017. Because of this collaboration, which was mostly in support of research assignments, our database usage continues to dramatically increase. When this increase is combined with our circulation numbers of print resources (a slight increase from last year), I feel confident that our students are locating and using library resources to meet their needs.

Plans for Quarter 3

1. Of primary importance: jumpstart the MakerStudio. Participation in our new MakerStudio seems to come in fits and spurts. This quarter the Library will:

  • Provide a bi-weekly Design Challenge and "Make & Take" craft opportunities.
  • Agressively market the MakerStudio to classroom teachers and collaborate with them on class activities, specifically those teaches working with our most vulnerable students.

2. Black History Month programming. Be on the lookout for daily book recommendations, passive programming activities/contests, etc.