Other Services

Continued from SERVICES

STORYTELLING/BOOKTALK
The Prep librarian facilitates this activity in the lower levels to hone the children’s imagination and creative thinking skills as well as to awaken their interest in reading.

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SERVICES
The Library complies and updates bibliographies in different subject areas.  Lists of newly acquired books/AV materials and equipment are provided for information purposes and are also disseminated through the school’s e-Daily Bulletin.

PARENTS’ BOOK COLLECTION
Materials on self-improvement, values education, parenting, business and management, local travel, health, midlife, marriage and family enrichment, learning disabilities, special children, etc. may be found in the Parent’s Book Collection.  Only bona fide members of the Parents Association (PA) and teachers of DLSZ may use/borrow these materials.

INTER-LIBRARY LOAN AMONG ZOBEL LIBRARIES
The center offers for students and faculty alike.  Unavailable materials in the Grade School library can be made available in other section libraries (Prep and High School).  One may still borrow the said materials directly from the library provided he/she has a valid barcode ID and has not yet exceeded the maximum allowable number.  The inter-library loans may be placed upon request.

REFERRAL LETTER
Referral letters are issued to students or faculty members who would like to use other libraries outside Zobel.  Application forms are available at the LRC Head’s Office.

VISITING LIBRARY USERS
The following guidelines apply to visiting library users:
1. DLSZ alumna/alumnus must present his/her alumni membership card.
2. Outsiders must present a referral letter from their respective librarians.
3. Payment should be made at the Accounting Office.
4. Fees are as follows:
Graduate students                         —        P30.00
Undergraduate students                 —        P20.00
Elementary/High School students   —        P10.00
READERS’ ADVISORY

The library also offers pupils advisory services in order to facilitate retrieval of information.

LIBRARY MEDIA CLUB / PAGE TURNERS’ / BOOK LOVERS’ CLUBS
A co-curricular activity is designed to inculcate in the pupils appreciation and love for reading.  It also provides avenues  for them to become socially aware and responsible on what is happening around them and be able to stand against any form of violence especially towards children.

BOOK TRIVIA / BRAIN TEASERS
To continue developing their reading habit, pupils are being exposed to a variety of trivia questions, contests, and other related activities.  This is being done during recess, lunch time and  during LRC Instruction period.

ARTS AND CRAFTS
This activity is being done during LRC Instruction period, recess or lunch time in order to encourage more pupils to visit and read in the library.  Activities being done here are all reading related.

BULLETIN BOARDS
To promote and show the different activities of the Prep-Division 1 library, bulletin boards are regularly updated for these purposes.

BOOK EXHIBIT

A monthly exhibit showcasing variety of reading materials on different subject areas is also being done to promote reading.

COLLABORATION WITH TEACHERS
Librarians actively participate in all curriculum-related activities to support the school attain its vision of helping the learners acquire knowledge and skills for life-long learning in a diverse and technologically changing global society.

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