FP Library Report 2016-17

published by Heather Turner

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- Reorganized Fiction section into Genres - Pulled series books out - Reorganized shelving to encourage to open up space
- Rearranged seating to encourage collaboration - Opened Library Cafe - Created video production studio - Started 3 Clubs
The Fabius Pompey Middle High School Library has made a lot of changes this year.  As the new Librarian it has been my goal to improve upon the already amazing library program at Fabius Pompey.
In the charts below you will see many of the statistics I will be maintaining in the future. This year we established baseline numbers and are able to compare to the previous two school years.
Circulations By Year
A Few Words from Our Students
Most Popular Books
534 Books Added to the Collection
Statistics are for classes in the library from September to June; instruction included research skills, website evaluation, use of primary sources, citations, Noodletools, Google Products and a variety of technology skills.
Curriculum & Instructional Classes
FP Library Social Media Presence
302 Lessons Taught
Number of Students Visting the Library
Note: Excluding Classes Utilizing the Library
49,708 Database Searches
2,895 Tech Carts Checked Out
17.6 books were checked out per student!
New Gale & Britannica Databases have been used in over 36,000 searches!
68,987 Visits to our New Library Website
Fun Facts
25,566 Visits
New Student Clubs
Chess Club
Maker, Coding, & Robotics Clubs
Board Game Club
Hired a Coach and Attended 2 Chess Tournaments winning 3 trophies.
Students created robots, coded in Scratch, Code Studio, and Drones
Students collaborated and learned from each other to play new board games.
FP Attends Teen Book Fest
A collaboration between Miss Jordan and Miss Turner
18 students and 2 teachers attended Teen Book Festival at Nazareth College in Rochester. There were over 30 different current bestselling Young Adult Authors.  The students were able to meet and ask questions along with 4,000 other students.
Professional Development
Presented on TechByte: Advocacy for Librarians at NYLA SSL Annual Confernece in Buffalo, New York
Presented The Innovation of Making  at YSS Spring Confernece in Ithaca, New York
Presented ASK- 3 Steps to Advocating with Impact at Greater CNY School Library System Conference
Started FP Teacher's Usergroup for GAFE
Google Camp Organizer and Instructor
Book Cafe Organizer
Professional Development provided at Staff Development Days and I serve on the FP Professional Development Committee and Technology Committee
President of Central New York School Librarians
2017-2018 Library Goals
Increase Techbyte Newsletters  to Teachers and Staff
Finish Video Production Studio
Develop Video Announcements and a Club to Support it
Create a Maker Space with Robotics
Start a Library Advisory Council for Students' input
More Book Displays
More Collaborations with Teachers on projects
Develop a Student Run Geek Squad to help students solves Tech challenges
Heather Turner, Teacher Librarian Lola Hopseker, Library Aide