Reams Road Elementary School Library Orientation
Library Mission • You will grow into a: • Critical Thinker • Enthusiastic Reader • Skillful Researcher • Ethical User/Creator of Information The mission of the Chesterfield County Public School libraries is to empower students and staff through the direction and guidance of certified school librarians to become critical thinkers, enthusiastic readers, skillful researchers and ethical users/creators of information in support of student achievement in a global environment.
Reams Library You will come to the library each week for library class. Prepare to: Work
Read Read Read
Care for Books • Keep a plastic bag in your backpack to protect the book from liquid spills and rain. • Have a safe place for library books at home, away from younger children and pets. • Keep books away from food and drink. • Keep your library book in the same safe place so you can find it easily. • Don’t repair books at home – bring them to the library where our trained staff can repair books properly. • Remember your Library day so you can check-out!
Use Technology • Research • Read • Create Media Projects • Edmodo Library Groups • myccpsnet.net
Visit the 24/7 Library • MackinVia (ebook collection) • Online Databases • Catalog • From the library Catalog, choose Online databases or MackinVia • User Name = 7 digit students number • Password = ccps password http://www2.youseemore.com/chesterfieldps/school.asp?SchoolType=2&sID=52
Be Responsible • If you loose your book talk to Mrs. Cain & Mrs. Smith. • Look for your book • Ask a grown-up to help you look
Visit the Library Website For information, Links to reading lists, school catalog, databases, public library, pictures, projects and more. http://libguides.ccpsnet.net/rees
Make Good Behavior Choices • Respect the adults and your classmates • Follow Directions the first time • Be a good listener • Whisper if you need to talk with someone • Walk • Take good care of library materials