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This year marks my first in the library. I'm curious how you go about directing students to (and through) the easy fiction and fiction sections of your elementary school library. Do your shelf signs reflect the call numbers on each shelf? Do you simply use an "A" sign for those whose authors' last names start with A?

I'm coming to the elementary level after five years as a classroom teacher, so I don't want to do anything over the students' heads.

Also, if anyone has any cheap signage ideas I'm all ears!

Thanks in advance! JLH
Angie hi there! It's my first time as a librarian too :-) Is your library already established? Or is it the first time for a library too? I am leaving everything "as-is" for now and then I may tweak it as the year goes on. Our library has been in the building as long as the school (11 years) and the previous librarian was there for 9 of those years. We h...See More
Aug 17, 2010
Cynthia On 8/17/10, Angie wrote: > hi there! It's my first time as a librarian too :-) Is your > library already established? Or is it the first time for a > library too? I am leaving everything "as-is" for now and then > I may tweak it as the year goes on. Our library has been in > the building as long as the school (11 years) and the > ...See More
Aug 18, 2010
Here's what I did (hope it's not too confusing) My library was K-5. I had sections for "E" (picture books), F (fiction), B (biography), and my non-fiction (small reference section too). When I started at the library, one of the previous librarians had a color coding system. Using 1/2" colored tape, I put a small piece on the bottom of the spine, below the call number. Mine was red for E, yellow ...See More
Sep 4, 2010


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