[Library Media] Weeding Question

Jamie Plewe jamie.plewe at nebo.edu
Wed Jan 25 10:00:27 MST 2017


This would be very helpful to all of us.  I am unable to attend UELMA, so
is there a way for this information to be shared other than attendance?

On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 9:42 AM, <sharylsmith at att.net> wrote:

> The first step in the weeding process is to check the district policy
> manual  to see if there's a district policy on weeding. At one time,
> district library media supervisors focused on writing school library
> policy, and that work should still be on the books. Following policy is a
> protection for everybody. If there is no district policy, shouldn't
> establishing one precede actual weeding?
>
> It might be helpful if the UELMA session were to offer guidance on writing
> weeding policy, at the same time focusing on policy writing in general.
> Marian Karpisek's book on  school library policy writing remains the
> standard.
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> Sent from my iPhone
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> On Jan 25, 2017, at 9:04 AM, Heather Novotny <hnovotny at mcgillisschool.org>
> wrote:
>
> Friends, my proposal to present about weeding at UELMA was accepted. Are
> there any particular areas in addition to the "what do you do with weeded
> materials" that I ought to cover?
>
> Thank you, looking forward to hearing your thoughts
>
>
> Heather Novotny
>
> Librarian
>
> The McGillis School
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> 668 South 1300 East Salt Lake City, UT 84102
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> hnovotny at mcgillisschool.org
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> * From: * Ann Walker <ann.walker at ironmail.org>
> * To: * Kathy Ballard <kathy.ballard at monticelloacademy.net>
> * Cc: * "library-media at lists.uen.org" <library-media at lists.uen.org>
> * Sent: * 1/20/2017 3:25 PM
> * Subject: * Re: [Library Media] Weeding Question
>
> We have done different things with our books after weeding.  The former
> librarian liked to put them on a cart the last week of school as a
> giveaway.  Others have been taken to D.I., recycled, or given to students
> that need books.
>
> This year, I was just approached by a new non-profit here in Enoch (or at
> least they should be getting their non-profit status this month) called
> Pets Furever which is a local animal rescue/foster program working with our
> local animal shelters.  I don't know much about them as I was just
> introduced to them recently.  They would like to start a summer reading
> program where children can read books to dogs.  I am thinking of donating
> my old weeded books to them.
>
> Ann Walker
> Enoch Elementary
>
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 3:16 PM, Kathy Ballard <kathy.ballard@
> monticelloacademy.net> wrote:
>
> I am allowed to hold a book sale when we have Back to School Night in
> August and I sell weeded books, donations that are not needed etc. for
> anywhere from $.25-$5.
>
> Kathy Ballard
> Librarian
> Monticello Academy
>
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:26 AM, Heather Anderson <
> heather.anderson at juabsd.org> wrote:
>
> Hi All!
> I am getting ready to do some more weeding and wondered what you do with
> the books once you pull them from your shelves.  I know there used to be a
> company that sent them to third world countries, but they’ve since gone out
> of business.  If you know of any other companies like that or have any
> great ideas on what to do with old books I’d love to hear them!
> Thanks so much and have a fabulous day!!
>
> Heather Anderson
> Media Specialist
> Juab High School
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