Annual Report 2013_2014

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Hopkinton Middle High School Library   Annual Report 2013-2014 
2013-2014 Highlights:
Completed digital sign project for improved communication of announcements
Added collaboration station for group work
Redesigned library space: painted walls, divided bookcases, added castors to bookcases for mobility of space
Total circulation of library resources: 16,138 (increase of 4758 items compared to last year)
Average daily attendance: 90 (not including classes)
Weeded collection which improved average age of materials from 1993 to 1997
Statistics are for classes in the library from September to June; instruction included research skills, website evaluation, use of primary sources, citations, and a variety of technology skills
Part 1: Curriculum & Instruction
The PageTurners, our high school book club, continued to meet two times per month this year. Examples of books the group read include The Fault in our Stars, Code Name Verity, Death Cloud, and Sherlock Holmes. 
Hover over a color to view number of classes for that month
Our students continued to be active readers, and they read a great deal this year. Circulation data for all grades was higher than last year.
Part 2: Reading
Materials Borrowed by Group:
Each bar represents a grade level, and hovering over the bar will show total number of items borrowed by that grade.
Elected Vice-President of NH School Library Media Association, 2014
Part 4: Professional Accomplishments, Librarian
Adjunct Faculty, Plymouth State University; Instructor for Reference and Research
Frequent presenter for Hopkinton School District as well as outside organizations
Member of HSD Technology Committee
Chair, School Resources, NEASC Committee
Unified Arts Department Head
1. Continue with the ongoing goal of serving as the hub for students and staff, supporting the curriculum, Common Core standards, reading, inquiry-based problem-solving, and technology  
Part 5: Plans and Goals for 2014-2015
2. Develop "maker-spaces" in the library, such as the Arduino computer kits, to allow students to explore new technologies independently
3. Gather appropriate data in support of evidence collection for upcoming NEASC visit in 2016
4. Complete Research Style Guide for school-wide use
5. Complete curriculum mapping of all research projects (by subject) to ensure collection development matches changes in research projects
Donna Zecha, Librarian Janet Moore, Library Assistant 
Compiled by: Donna Zecha