Library Aide--1st Marking Period

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Library Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will review library procedures and policies. Please select the most appropriate answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When working the Circulation Desk, the library aide should:
    • A. 

      Make sure all patrons have a pass and sign in on the attendance sheet or lunch sign in (if not with a class)

    • B. 

      Socialize with friends

    • C. 

      Listen to music on her iPod

    • D. 

      Eat snacks while at the desk

  • 2. 
    When checking out books using Destiny online system, the library aide should
    • A. 

      Make certain the correct patron is selected by double-checking the spelling of name (last and first)

    • B. 

      Listen for the audio cue that confirms the transaction went through

    • C. 

      Tag the book with the correct due date sticker

    • D. 

      Confirm the due date and thank the patron

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    When checking in returned books, the library aide should:
    • A. 

      Throw it on the reshelve cart

    • B. 

      Look up the patron's account

    • C. 

      Make sure the transaction went through, then remove the date due sticker or tag, and place it on the reshelve cart in the correct catagory

    • D. 

      Place them in the book truck

  • 4. 
    When checking in laptops, the library aide should:
    • A. 

      Stack them on the table in the office

    • B. 

      Make sure they have been shut down. Carefully plug the numbered laptop into the AC cable on the corresponding shelf in the cart.

    • C. 

      Ignore the sign out sheet

    • D. 

      Allow patrons to remove and return laptops themselves

  • 5. 
    A library aide is expected to:
    • A. 

      Maintain a quiet, efficient, and friendly atmosphere at the Circulation Desk

    • B. 

      Make sure an aide is always covering the Circulation Desk

    • C. 

      Assist patrons with requests for supplies

    • D. 

      Keep our library neat and in good condition for our patrons (Tiger Pride)!

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What portion of the Destiny online system will you be selecting to search for a book?
    • A. 

      Back Office

    • B. 

      Home

    • C. 

      Catalog

    • D. 

      Circulation

  • 7. 
    What are important "end of the day" procedures?
    • A. 

      Checking passes and placing in teachers' mailboxes

    • B. 

      Pushing in chairs and turning off computer monitors

    • C. 

      Preparing dated forms for the next day

    • D. 

      Checking laptop cart to make sure all are shut down

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Where will you find FICTION books in our library and how are they arranged on the shelves?
    • A. 

      Near the windows and arranged alphabetically by title

    • B. 

      In the tall stacks in the back of the library and they are arranged in order by their Dewey Decimal classification number.

    • C. 

      In the short stacks near the Magazine Rack and they are filed alphabetically

    • D. 

      In the short stacks beyond the computers. They are arranged alphabetically by the author's last name.

  • 9. 
    When working as a library aide, it is important to maintain patron confidentiality.  What the patron checks out is private and must be protected according to the American Library Association.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Library aides play an important role in the operation of our library.  Library aides are expected to be cooperative, helpful, and dependable.  Library aides are needed to complete a variety of tasks from working the desk, assistance with technology, and helping students locate and use our resources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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