[aisle] Moving Books for New Carpet

Jessica Rebella jrebella at d75.org
Mon Apr 27 08:01:07 CDT 2020


We moved our shelves last summer. The maintenance crew used cardboard to
help keep the books in their place, then saran-wrapped all the shelves. We
labeled the shelves to keep the books in order. It actually worked really
well!

On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 7:45 AM Renee Kozeal via AISLE <
aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:

> We got a new library several years ago and had to move our books and store
> them for a while as the new library got finished and the old library got
> reconfigured. We used boxes and they worked really well. I think we put the
> Dewey numbers on the boxes. I think custodians would be more successful
> boxing books in order than placing them on a cart in order. They will be
> able to pack faster with boxes, and books may get put on a cart in the
> wrong order. I would recommend reshelving the books yourself to ensure they
> are correct and maybe actually label the boxes yourself as they pack, too.
> Good luck!
>
> Renee Kozeal
> Princeton HS
>
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 6:07 AM Annie McClellan via AISLE <
> aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>
>> We have to move out all of our books for new carpet this summer, and I’m
>> pretty terrified of how this is going to work. Anyone have any suggestions
>> for keeping the books in order? Maintenance staff will be moving them out
>> and in.
>>
>> Thanks!
>> --
>> Annie McClellan
>> Media Specialist
>> Sullivan High School
>> Sullivan Middle School
>> MAILMAN_MIMEDEFANG
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Carl Sandburg Middle School

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