The Marcy Way
Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe!
Library Media Center Student Pledge
I will find books in the library by title, author, subject, series, or keyword using Destiny, Follett’s online library program.
I will know what the various call numbers mean on the white spine label of a book:
E = Easy or Everyone picture books like “Where’s My Mom?” by Julia Donadson E DON. The E is followed by the first three letters of the author’s last name.
FIC = Fiction or Chapter Books like “Fablehaven” by Brandon Mull FIC MUL
The FIC is followed by the first three letters of the author’s last name
PBK FIC = Paperback fiction like “Double Fudge” by Judy Blume PBK FIC BLU
The PBK FIC is followed by the first three letters of the author’s last name.
000 - 999 = Nonfiction books like “Where is Easter Island?” by Megan Stine 966.18 STI
The nonfiction call number is followed by the first three letters of the author’s last name.
I will know that the Dewey Decimal System is used to categorize nonfiction books into ten subject classifications.
I will know how to use and locate information within our online resources like WebPath Express, FactCite, BrainPOP, PebbleGO, TrueFLIX, BookFLIX,
BadgerLink, Generation Genius and World Book.
I will read both fiction and nonfiction books.
I will read different genres of books.
I will care for the books that I borrow and return them promptly.
I will not interfere with the learning of others.
I will stay curious and wonder about the world around me.
I will commit to be a lifelong learner.
I will be kind, caring, and empathic towards others.
“Did you ever grow anything in the garden of your mind? You can grow ideas in the garden of your mind. It’s good to be curious about many things. You can think about things and make believe. All you have to do is think and they’ll grow.” – Fred Rogers