[Library Media] Weeding books

Voni Roat voni.roat at ccsdut.org
Fri May 15 08:35:50 MDT 2015


Our District says to NOT give or sell them to students or Deseret
Industries, etc. If parents see you are getting rid of books they will
think libraries don't need money for books because they are throwing them
away.

Voni Rivas Roat, Library Media Teacher
South Cache 8-9 Center
10 South 480 West
Hyrum, UT 94319
(435) 245-6433  ext 1127
voni.roat at ccsdut.org

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Amazing what a difference 10 years & "10" pounds makes...  :-)


On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 8:31 AM, Luanne Olson_media <
olson at alpinedistrict.org> wrote:

> Follow district policy!  There is generally district guidelines on getting
> rid of items purchased with district funds.
>
> *My biggest pet peeve is filling schools and teacher's classrooms with
> old, dated, worn-out books. *
>
> On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 8:28 AM, Nancy Rountree <
> nrountree at spectrumcharter.org> wrote:
>
>> My weeded books are first offered to teachers for classroom libraries, to
>> the art teacher for altered books or collages then placed in a box for
>> students to rifle through then to the recycle bin.
>>
>> I hadn't thought about misinformation in non-fiction...I think I'll add
>> an age addendum to my policy...thanks Joseph.
>>
>> On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 8:21 AM, Joseph Nielsen <
>> Joseph.Nielsen at slcschools.org> wrote:
>>
>>>  Yes, you need to know what the policies of the District are. Some have
>>> the requirement the they be sold to the public – hence the 50-cent Book
>>> Sale at so many libraries. I have clearance from our District offices to
>>> distribute them if I so decide. So – I trash the Non-Fiction (because of
>>> the possibility of miss-information) after having the cover removed from
>>> the book, so that I don’t get it back. The fiction and picture books I will
>>> put out for students to take, knowing that some of my students do not have
>>> home libraries. After a week or so, those remaining also go the way of the
>>> recycling bin.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Joseph R. Nielsen
>>>
>>> Library Technology Teacher
>>>
>>> Hawthorne Elementary
>>>
>>> Salt Lake City School District
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* library-media [mailto:library-media-bounces at lists.uen.org] *On
>>> Behalf Of *Heather Anderson
>>> *Sent:* Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:53 PM
>>> *To:* library-media at lists.uen.org
>>> *Subject:* [Library Media] Weeding books
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Hi All!
>>>
>>>           I have been weeding out books from my library and feel guilty
>>> about getting rid of them.  I was planning on giving them to our local
>>> thrift shop or Deseret Industries, but was wondering if there are any other
>>> options out there.  What do you do with your old books?  Keep in mind these
>>> are REALLY old, most haven’t been checked out since 1999 or earlier.
>>>
>>>           Thanks in advance for your help!!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Heather Anderson
>>> Media Specialist
>>> Juab High School
>>> heather.anderson at juabsd.org
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Ms. Nancy
>> Library Diva
>>
>>
>> *Google can bring back 100,000 answers, a librarian can bring you back
>> the right one.*
>>
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> Director of Instructional Media
> Alpine School District
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