Re: Library Policies / What Circulates
- Dear List Members,
Following is a question from a list member and my reply:
>>I have finally gotten around to asking about how to request books at thelibrary. Well, I was very surprised that they do not have a book request form,
(so I'm told!) but just will mention my request to the head librarian. Isn't
that UNUSUAL? I'm going to do some more poking around to see if I wasn't just
>>I think it is unusual. If your library has a website, I would poke aroundand see if there is an easy way to make patron requests online. I would think
that your library would appreciate ideas from their patrons! Nancy Brown of
HomeschoolLibraryConnection recommends just printing out the email that I
send, write your name and phone number on it, and hand that to the library clerk
or librarian on your next visit.
And now a reply to my question about what circulates at your library:
>>My experience is that nobody uses the Church Library. Unless you have topass through it on your way out of Mass, it doesn't get used, except maybe by
the CCD teachers.
>>I think it is far better to try to get these books into the library, whereat least numbers wise, more people would see it either on the shelf or in the
>>So, even though a title may sound or seem "church-y" I would stillrecommend that it go to the local library.
>>Maybe you could reference that article in NCR about how the priest got allthe books in a special collection at the public library, I believe it was in
The link is http://www.ncregister.com/Register_News/042302lib.htm
Other interesting links can be found at
And files at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PopeSaintNicholasV/files/
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