Jamestown Library

Jamestown Book Delivery Service
for In Person or Distance Learners

This information was updated on 3/19/21

We will offer checkout to students attending school in-person and virtually. Based on the REALM guidelines for safe re-opening of libraries, books will be quarantined for seven days once they are returned.

BOOK CHECKOUT INFO FOR DISTANCE LEARNERS

Curbside Book Pickup for Distance Learners ONLY will be every Monday from 9:00 to 4:30 PM when school is in session.

**ALL REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY NOON THE PREVIOUS FRIDAY.

Location: Outdoors at the Jamestown Front Loop (self-serve) near the Main Entrance

HOW DO I GET BOOKS? (pick method depending on grade-level)

Method 1 (Grades 2-5) You pick the books! – Students log in to Destiny Discover (not MackinVIA) and place holds on up to 3 specific print book titles. Please see additional videos and instructions in the Library’s Canvas Course or Seesaw (second grade).

Method 2 (K and 1st) Students in K/1 can now complete a book choice activity in their class Seesaw to help them pick books that are of interest to them. We will select two books for them, based on their interests.How do I pickup the books?All books will be located outside the main entrance on tables and organized alphabetically by student last name for your convenience. Book pickup is self-serve.

How do I return the books?

Book Returns can be done anytime between 9:00 am – 4:30 pm on book pick-up days OR drop your library books off anytime M-F in the blue library bin located outside the main entrance to the school.

*Please be sure to note the due date of your child’s books on the label.

BOOK CHECKOUT FOR STUDENTS DOING IN-PERSON (HYBRID or CONCURRENT)

Grades K-1: Students will be offered general choices using a Seesaw activity. Two books per student will be delivered to the classroom (bagged and labeled) each week for teachers to distribute and send home.

Grade 2: Students will place holds using Destiny Discover. Three books per student will be delivered to the classroom (bagged and labeled) every other week for teachers to distribute and send home.

Grades 3-5: Students will continue to place holds using Destiny Discover. A maximum of five books per student will be delivered to the classroom (bagged and labeled) on a rolling basis for teachers to distribute and send home.

Book Returns: Students should bring library books back to their classroom for returns.


Virtual Book Choices

Read an eBook or listen to an audiobook. Choose to checkout from a selection of hundreds of ebooks and audiobooks by logging in to Destiny Discover or MackinVIAMackinVIA

Listen and read along to a TumbleBook!

Tumblebooks can be accessed through MackinVIA (click on Databases)
TumbleBooks logo with dancing books

If you are having trouble with any of these resources, please email Ms. Blaine.

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