[aisle] Elementary Check Out
kfisher at district31.net
Wed Sep 16 11:29:06 CDT 2020
Christine Wilson --
The plastic bags -- where are you getting them from? Are the kids going to
reuse them, i.e., return their books in the same plastic bags? If so, will
you have to disinfect the bags? Or will you quarantine the books and the
I'm working up to checking out books to my remote kids, so I'm very curious
about the bag usage.
Happily Ever After,
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On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 11:25 AM Christine Wilson via AISLE <
aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
> 1. We are 100% remote. We are turning our Destiny Classic system into
> Destiny Discover for ease of use for our 1-4 community. Students will be
> able to place a hold on as many as 5 books, which we (the Media Specialist
> and I) will pull and put in plastic bags with the students' names on them.
> Student families will be able to come by school and pick up their bags from
> the front of the school. The system will be touchless.
> We haven't yet implemented the plan, so we'll see how it goes! The plan is
> that holds must be in by the end of day Tuesday for Thursday pickup. Pickup
> is only available on Thursdays 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. There will also be a bin
> for returns, which will be quarantined for 1 week before they are scanned
> in and recirculated.
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 11:11 AM Karrie Fisher via AISLE <
> aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> I am on a cart and going to the classrooms. On Fridays I also bring a
>> cart of books for the various grades/reading levels. Kids are not allowed
>> to touch the books so we display them and fan them out on the cart so they
>> can do the proverbial "pick a book by its cover."
>> I taught my students (2-5) how to log into the Follett Destiny and put
>> books on hold, so we pull them on Thursday and bring those books for the
>> individual kids. They loved it last week! I also taught them how to check
>> out my ebooks on Destiny Discover. They love that, too. We use Axis360
>> and they all know how to use that as well. The first week of school was
>> all about logging in, finding books, checking them out. It was exhausting
>> but they are all set now for the times when they are not in my rotation.
>> I scan in their library cards and scan their books for them. We tried to
>> have them scan the books in but it's too tempting for them to touch the
>> scanner. Also, unless you scan it perfectly, it doesn't work. It was
>> taking too much of our 25 minute classes to have the kids scanning. Now I
>> just do it.
>> So far, so good. It'll be interesting to see what kind of returns I get
>> because I'm on rotations and see only a set group of kids for two weeks.
>> That means the kids who have books due the following week won't be in class
>> with me.
>> Flexibility is the name of my game. And the knowledge that there will
>> probably be a lot of lost books this year.
>> Happily Ever After,
>> Karrie Fisher
>> LMC Director
>> Teacher Librarian
>> *Click HERE <http://district31.follettdestiny.com> for the Winkelman
>> Library Card Catalog*
>> Winkelman School
>> 1919 Landwehr Road
>> Glenview, IL 60026
>> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 10:15 AM Apra Mainardi via AISLE <
>> aisle at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>>> Hello! I'm the new district teacher-librarian in Winnebago. I come from
>>> 10 years of experience as a teacher-librarian in Iowa previously. One of
>>> our elementary library aides reached out to me to try and come up with a
>>> better plan for check outs for grades 3-5. Would anyone be willing to share
>>> what your elementary building is doing for check out if students are not
>>> allowed to come into the library and touch the books?
>>> Thanks for your help!
>>> Apra Mainardi
>>> District Teacher-Librarian
>>> Winnebago High School
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