September Library News
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Classes in the library for diverse subject matter
From the start of school through mid September, teachers of various subject areas have brought their students in to check out reading materials and use library technology to enhance learning in the following areas: Academic Literacy, Algebra II, English II PAP, AP English III, English III, English IV, French, Health, Japanese, Math Models, Practical Writing, and Principles of Health Science.
In addition, the TR counselors and Mr. Walker held meetings with Seniors to review their transcripts and get prepared for graduation.
TECH SUPPORT: Use the NEISD Digital Library through Overdrive & Look at the September featured digital resources
Roosevelt was the high school with the largest number of Overdrive checkouts for the month of September-- 131! Try it out this week.
A free resource for all employees and students is the NEISD digital library, available through the digital resources page. On a computer, just go to http://neisd.libguides.com/c.php?g=328614&p=2207003 and enter your employee ID to check out up to five digital books for 21 days.
From your phone, download the Overdrive app and then follow the directions available here https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1CKH10d2Gh-TERnX0RjRUFEZEk/view?usp=sharing or click the red bar below.
The September featured digital resource page is accessible by clicking this link https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HL9al_rzqzi8aXBBEupNQOCl4g1XHNlO67ns6FzgZRA/edit
READING PROMOTION: readbox stations highlight YALSA recommended titles
Please give suggestions for items that would be great additions to our collection.
COMMUNITY SUPPORT: Update on library room reservations and rentals
L109 and L111 are regular classrooms for several class periods per day. Our public library branch also holds regular weekly programming in those spaces at various times of the day. Therefore, please send a detailed email request for use of those spaces to firstname.lastname@example.org or to email@example.com, and allow at least 24 hours for a response.
The same procedure should be followed when requesting use of the Conference Room. Use of these rooms for school-sponsored activities is free. Other uses will incur a rental fee, of $20 per hour, to be paid to Dee Dee Davenport, the SAPL Branch Manager.
Thanks for using the library and library resources!!
Monthly Usage & Circulation Stats
Usage STATS for 8/22 through 9/30
Number of school days: 29
Number of classes served: 186
Book Circulation Stats:
Number of books checked out:
9th grade: 335
10th grade: 129
11th grade: 61
12th grade: 152