[ISLMA-Share] elementary checkout

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Tue Aug 8 18:51:50 CDT 2017

What system does she use?
Destiny? Sirsi? There are homeroom list options available that can run
overdue reports for that class after check-in...

On Aug 8, 2017 6:45 PM, "Email list for the Illinois School Library Media
Association" <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:

> I have a friend in a school district out of state who is an aide at an
> elementary library.  I told her about this awesome list serv/resource and
> she asked me if I would pose this question for her.  She has very little
> time between classes, and is struggling with how to get the kids books
> checked in so that she knows which kids can check out new ones and which
> ones can't.  Right now they bring them down in the morning, and she quickly
> scans them in and then scans all of the kids' bar codes to see who has an
> overdue and who does not--quickly, before the class comes.  These are just
> kindergartners and they only have library once a week, so they can't
> remember at all if they turned in a book or not.  If anyone has some
> helpful tips or suggestions, I can pass them along to her. Before school
> starts we still have time to implement change if anyone knows a better way.
> Valerie Brunner
> Mt. Zion Jr. High Librarian
> 315 S. Henderson
> Mt. Zion, IL 62549
> 217-864-2369 <(217)%20864-2369>
> brunnerv at mtzschools.org
> *"be kind.  everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."*
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