Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Passing the Torch

Let's Keep this Ball Rolling, Everyone!
Keep the Learning Going!


Code in Libraries - LRF

Submitted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Full name: Michele Liston
Library System: Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County
Date of program: 12/17/2015

Title of Program: Friendsville Library Fourth Grade Students

Description of Activities: Students made a light up Christmas tree using
copper foil tape, coin battery & LED light. Tree was a party cone hat turned
upside down, decorated with Christmas stickers. Light was attached to top of
paper towel roll glued to a paper plate. Hole was cut in point of cone so it
would set over the light.

Code in Libraries - LRF

Submitted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Full name: Michele Liston
Library System: Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County
Date of program: 10/19/2015

Title of Program: Friendsville School Fifth graders- squish Circuits

Description of Activities: Students made squish circuits following
instruction in book. Experimented with 1 & 2 LED lights

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Submitted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Full name: Michele Liston
Library System: Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County
Date of program: 03/14/2016

Title of Program: Friendsville School Fourth Grade- Snap Circuit Jr

Description of Activities: After an introduction of the kits, students in
groups of 2 were able to complete projects in the book

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Submitted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Full name: Michele Liston
Library System: Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County
Date of program: 03/27/2016

Title of Program: Friendsville School Fifth Graders- Snap Circuit Jr #2

Description of Activities: Fifth graders continued with projects in book.

Code in Libraries - LRF

Submitted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Full name: Michele Liston
Library System: Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County
Date of program: 03/17/2016

Title of Program: Friendsville School fifth Grade-Snap Circuit Jr.

Description of Activities: Fifth graders were introduced to Snap Circuit Jr.
Sets. Working in 2s or 3s or by themselves they followed the guides in the
books to complete projects.

Learning Reflection: Basics of Book Repair

Submitted on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Full Name: Aimee Rutt
Email: arutt@washcolibrary.org
Library System: Washington County Free Library

Event Title: Basics of Book Repair

Top 3 things learned:
- How to "tip pages" back in to books they have been torn from
- How to stiffen paperbacks to make them sturdier
- How to reattach a cover to a paperback book or hardback book

How to implement: 

I think that the easiest method for us to implement at our
library would be "tipping" single torn pages back in to their books. The
glue keeps the torn pages in place better than tape and makes them hold up
better. The other repair methods that were taught may prove difficult to
implement at our library (especially outside of tech processing) due to the
high volume of books that we have to repair on a regular basis and the time
that it takes to repair a single book.

Additional learning: I think if anything, I would like to learn a more time
efficient method of repairing books that could be practiced regularly in the
branches, and would still uphold the integrity of the books in a similar
manner.