Marta Thiele | Library Staff mthiele@sandi.net Dana Library 2021-2022 IF YOUR DEVICE IS LOCKED BRING IT TO THE LIBRARY LAST WEEK OF CHECKING OUT LIBRARY BOOKS May 23 - May 27
What do I have checked out ; What should I return? please login to Destiny:

πŸ“– Destiny πŸ“– enter this URL: destiny.sandi.net

select: Dana Middle School

login with your student ID and password

click on the My Info tab

note: when you are logged in the MyInfo tab will display items you currently have borrowed from a school , either ours or an Elementary site.

Grade 6 : in addition to Ancient Civ' and Big Ideas Math
  • Please remember to return any gr 5 textbooks Reflections or Science Resources AND any library books from Dana and your previous Elementary school
Grade 5 : in addition to Reflections and Science Resources (if you requested a copy)
  • Please return any library books from ANY another school. They can be sent to your previous Elementary site.

Returning items to the library ask for a pass during your ELA classstop by during your lunch time quickly drop by after school (coordinate with your pickup/ride so they know where you are)

IMPORTANT

If you are moving and are no longer going to be attending Dana please email the library to make arrangements for a dropoff of the laptop, charger, textbooks and library books.

Please make sure to contact the main office as well!! pmazur@



Remember to bring your fully charged Chromebook and (charger just in case) to school EVERY DAY. There are applications that are being used in classrooms that are only accessible on a district device. We are unable to assist with personal laptop issues.
PLEASE be mindful of your borrowed Chromebook. Please do not attach stickers or download items to personalize your profile. Be careful when it is inside your backpack. The screen will crack if you toss your backpack OR if it gets too hot from being left in the sun. Do not place anything between the keyboard and the screen. PLEASE walk with your laptop either closed or inside your backpack.
Your laptop should remain in your backpack during lunch or snack time in the lunch arbor.
loaner laptops return to the library after dismissal BEFORE you leave campus If a loaner laptop is not returned it will be disabled. They are meant for use on campus only.

What should I do when I have finished my assignments?

Online activities :

click on Classroom connection shortcuts displayed on our HomePage:

research tools, eBook links, typing, vocabulary skills , etc

JuniorLibraryGuild

(ask Mrs. Thiele for our site ID and password for Dana families)

NEW!!! National Geographic Kids

You may also create a Resource List ( a list of books you wish to read from our library). Contact Mrs. Thiele for a review on how to do this.



How do I check out a book from our school library?

Students will visit the library with their ELA class

and / or

library books may be requested online.

πŸ“– Destiny πŸ“–

enter this URL: destiny.sandi.net

select: Dana Middle School

login with your student ID and password

Use Catalog (defaults to the Basic tab) or Destiny Discover (select Collections ) . Find the book you would like to request and place a Hold on that book. Only place a hold on a book if it displays "1 of". In your login it will display that it is "Ready", but not quite yet. Please allow time for the library staff member to pull the book and check it out to you.

When it is ready for pickup Mrs. Thiele will send you an email via your student ID email. Remember to monitor your @stu. account, delete messages that are no longer needed.


How do I know what is happening at school?

Dana School website

PLEASE READ WEEKLY NEWSLETTERS for updated school information

Parents ... AFTER Dismissal... if you are returning items to the library on behalf of your child - please park in the lot near the ball field and walk across the blacktop around the passageway between the MPR and the library...follow the blue dots to the library door.