The Lincoln School Library

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Lincoln school of teachers college, 1923 - School libraries - 19 pages
 

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Page 1 - We have been able to take boards of education to neighboring cities and show them what has been done, but we have been unable to do that in the library field. Herein lies the importance of the report on Standard Library Organization and Equipment for Secondary Schools of Different Sizes.
Page 3 - : a: efficient organization can be brought about the accomplishment of such important results as the formation of good reading habits, the cultivation of a taste for good books, and cooperation with the work of all departments and grades. In order that such cooperation may be carried on at its best, there must be opportunity for the librarian to visit classes, to attend meetings of the staff and of students, to be present at assemblies, and in other ways to keep in constant touch with the activities...
Page 19 - Library," to be printed on a bookmark and distributed by the Elementary School Council. How TO USE THE LIBRARY We need quiet and order for working and reading in the Library, therefore 1. Come in and out quietly 2. Do not read aloud 3. If it is necessary to say more than a few words go outside the Library 4. Books like dictionaries and encyclopedias should be put back on the shelves after you have used them 5. Books should be returned promptly on the date stamped on the back of the book or before...
Page 3 - ... function of a school library is first, to provide a well-balanced collection of books, magazines and other material to answer questions which may arise in classroom and laboratory and to encourage individual interests and hobbies; and second, to build up a collection of books for general reading which will appeal to boys and girls of all ages and various tastes and help them to develop the reading habit and a taste for good literature.
Page 17 - Beebe's Jungle Peace: A wonderful story of the Jungle, a wonderful description of natural things in the Jungle. You can just imagine yourself there.
Page 19 - How TO USE THE LIBRARY We need quiet and order for working and reading in the library, therefore 1. Come in and out quietly. 2. Do not read aloud. 3. If it is necessary to say more than a few words go outside the library. 4. Books like dictionaries and encyclopedias should be replaced on the shelves after you have used them. 5. Books should be returned promptly on the date stamped on the back of the book, or before. 6. Books should be returned in just as good condition as when they are taken out....
Page 17 - ... work to get into it. It starts with an escaped convict asking admission to a very good and saintly priest's house. The priest gladly lets him in, giving him supper and a soft bed. But — during the night — ah, don't guess, find out! Of Mitchell's Adventures of Francois an eighth-grade boy wrote: An adventure story of an orphan during the French Revolution. He gets into some very tight scrapes.
Page 1 - ... investigating conditions in school libraries. The committee, of which Mr. CC Certain was chairman, made a report on standard library organization and equipment for secondary schools of different sizes, which was accepted by the secondary department of the National Education Association and by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, and was published by the National Education Association and, in revised form, by the American Library Association. In this report certain...
Page 13 - This is another way we use the library. Augustus had finished his battleship. He asked Miss Curtis to guess what he wanted to do. Miss Curtis asked, "What?" Augustus said, "I am going to put my ship in full dress." That means with all the flags flying as they came into harbour a few days ago. Miss Curtis said, "What flags do ships fly?" Augustus said, "I don't know.
Page 18 - It is interesting. " 2. Many of the reviews would not help a person who is a stranger to the book to know whether he wishes to read it or not. 3. The review should tell the part you liked. 4. It should tell why you liked it. 5. It should give only important points. Written with the feeling that they are to be a guide and help to other boys and girls and to the librarian; written as some third-grade children decided for themselves that they...

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