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Eagle Point Library

2nd Quarter Report-2013

Circulation Statistics & Teacher Requests

  • Total Checkouts: 4,160 (-362 or down 9% from last quarter)

  • Teacher Book Requests: 12 (+2 or up 20% from last quarter)

Library Classes

  • Review check-out procedures and how to use a shelf marker
  • Review book care and parts of a book
  • Seasons
  • Literary elements (characters, setting, beginning/middle/end)
  • Sequencing
  • Holidays (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas)

1st Grade
  • Review book care and choosing a "just right book"
  • Fiction vs. Nonfiction
  • Sequencing
  • Families
  • Money
  • Holidays (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas)

2nd Grade
  • Review book care
  • Alphabetical order
  • Fiction vs. nonfiction
  • Nonfiction text features (index, table of contents, glossary) and usage

3rd Grade
  • OPAC (Online Catalog) group work
  • Genre introduction
  • Fractured fairy tale readers theater

4th Grade
  • Nonfiction text features (table of contents, glossary, index) and usage
  • Primary & Secondary sources
  • Internet safety & cyber-bullying

5th Grade
  • Genre overview with multiple activities (scavenger hunt, BINGO, and Wordle word clouds)

6th Grade

  • Reading appreciation
  • INFOhio resources & Survivor game with databases
  • Internet search techniques

Professional Development: Media Specialists Day at Toledo Lucas County Public Library

  • Toledo-area networking opportunities
  • Collection development ideas
  • Database and other subscription resources available through website

Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity!