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The effectiveness of summer reading programs in public libraries in the United States

The effectiveness of summer reading programs in public libraries in the United States

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jill L. Locke.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfilm reel
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Open LibraryOL18529401M

About the Library» Summer Reading SUMMER READING More information coming soon about a modified summer reading for Don’t let the kids have all the fun this summer– You too can read books and win prizes! Create an account to help you track your reading progress. For each book logged, you are entered into a drawing to win gift cards. 5 winners will be drawn on July 31st & August 31st for a total of 10 chances to win!

Coordinated by the Library Development Division, the annual Summer Reading Program is one of the division’s most visible services. Since Oklahoma has been a member of the Collaborative Summer Library Program, a grassroots consortium of states working together to provide high-quality summer reading program materials for children, teens, and adults at the lowest cost possible for their. Summer Reading at New York Libraries is an annual program that brings children and families into local public libraries for reading and activities. Some million New York children and teens participated in the State Library-sponsored program in

Friday, J pm, Dorothy Busch Branch. Teens are invited to an evening of fun to celebrate a great Summer! Join us for an after-hours lock in at the Dorothy Busch Library for a Glow Party! Kids Summer Reading Program. Jump into “A Universe of Stories” starting on Friday, Stop by the Gunnison or Crested Butte Library to pick up your reading time log and a full list of free summer events.. The Gunnison Library Summer Reading Program runs Friday, May Friday, Aug All logs must be turned in by Sunday, August 25 for Gunnison participants.


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The effectiveness of summer reading programs in public libraries in the United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summer reading programs (SRPs) have been a staple for many, if not most, public libraries since the turn of the twentieth century. Their popularity attests to the continuing value of encouraging reading among primary and secondary grade children in communities across the nation. Transforming Summer Programs at Your Library "Traditional summer reading programs need to be reimagined.

Working groups of librarians, in partnership with the California Library Association and the California State Library, have done just that, creating and implementing outcomes- and outreach-based summer reading programs that speak directly to diverse and changing communities" --by Author: Ala Library.

Summer reading programs began in the s as a way to encourage school children, particularly those in urban areas and not needed for farm work, to read during their summer vacation, use the library and develop the habit of : Ala Library.

A Summer Read; Book Discussion Groups; Celebration of Poetry; Job & Career Prep; One Book, One Community; Part of the Story; SummerQuest; Teen Advisory Groups; Youth Empowerment Summit; Events for Teens; Close; For Adults.

Book Discussion Groups; Job & Career Prep; One Book, One Community; A Summer Read; TechTime; Events for Adults; Close; For.

Students of all ages will return to classrooms ready to re-engage with curriculum, classmates, and teachers. Many libraries around the world assist schools with summer reading programs, but as the bell rings for day one of class, there are countless ways libraries and schools can continue to work together to further student reading and education.

One of the most popular programs offered in public libraries is "summer reading" for children, families, and adults.

Summer reading usually includes a list of books to read during summer holidays, as well as performances, book discussions or other celebrations of reading, culture and the humanities. Children's services in public libraries have received unmeasured praise from historians, librarians, and social scientists.

Robert D. Leigh in the general report of the Public Library Inquiry, The Public Libra9 in the United States, summarized: Altogether, public library service to children and young people is an impressive achievement.

Each year, Colorado public libraries offer engaging summer reading programs to encourage children and teens to read for fun and to prevent summer learning loss.

In summerthe Colorado State Library invited Colorado public libraries to ask parents in their communities to help evaluate the effectiveness of these programs by completing a.

Job-Seeking in US Public Libraries. pdf; updated June ) More employers – from grocery stores to casinos to state governments – require people to apply for jobs online. Americans are depending on libraries not only for free access to computers and the Internet, but also for the assistance and training library staff offer every day.

Summer Reading Programs Are Not a Race but a Destination Carol Anne Geary, Youth/Adult Services Librarian, Mechanicville (NY) District Public Library, [email protected] Starting off by saying “summer reading programs are not a race” is an interest­ing way to discuss programs in a year when the nationwide theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set.

examined summer reading programs’ effectiveness for her doctoral dissertation. Effective programs were defined as reaching a higher percentage of the child population. Using a survey mailed to public libraries, Lock determined that only a third of theFile Size: KB. The PLA Results Series has long served to help public librarians envision, evaluate, and respond to community needs with distinctive programs and services.

Building from this proven model, Strategic Planning for Results by Sandra Nelson is the fully revised version of Planning for Results, the foundational book in this groundbreaking series. Why Public Library Summer Reading Programs Are Important Importance of Safe, Supervised Activities in the Summer Summer months present numerous hazards for children and teens and can be the most dangerous time of the year for them.

Programs at public libraries in the summer provide constructive, supervised, free Size: KB. Get Ready to Rock for the Summer Reading Program at the Tilden Public Library the week of June 11 – 15 from – am.

The Summer Reading Program (SRP) is open to children ages 2 – 10ish. We ask that a parent or guardian accompany children 2 – 5. Below is a registration form and Photo-Media Release form. We ask that you please complete and submit both forms by June 4th.

the effectiveness of your program and tips for communicating key messages Public libraries are in an ideal position to deliver education programs over the summer because traditional summer reading programs to include diverse summer learning activities. These models have been called.

effectiveness of, summer reading programs. The literature reviewed demonstrates that reading over the summer does stem summer slide, with children in low socioeconomic families in most need of and benefiting most from summer reading programs. In summerthe Colorado State Library invited Colorado public libraries to ask parents in their.

At the library: Summer reading program a success. Stats for the Children’s Summer Reading Programs are in. The outcome is terrific. BPL saw an increase of Author: Vickie Hardin. The Institute of Museum and Library Services provides federal LSTA funds to state libraries, including the State Library, using a population-based formula.

In Louisiana, LSTA funds are used primarily to support statewide library initiatives and services such as: • Literacy and reading programs including the Summer Reading Program.

Like many libraries, Canton (Mich.) Public Library has traditionally operated a summer reading program to encourage children to keep reading through the summer months when they aren’t facing regular class assignments. But the library had two significant issues with the program.

One was budgetary. “We have relied on the community, sponsors, donors, and our own. The Impact of Innovative Summer Reading Programs. Public library summer reading programs are one solution to the “summer slide.” In an analysis of summer learning programs by Miller (), it was found that children can benefit from “hybrid” programs that combine elements of youth development principles with academic enrichment.

Summer Reading Programs: Rewards & Incentives A Brief Review of the Literature Incentives. Many summer reading programs use small prizes or rewards as incentives to encourage and motivate children to read each week during the summer.

My local public library, for example, gives children a sticker or a stamp in their reading log.public libraries in the United States, w children and youth participating in “ Assessing the Effectiveness of Summer Reading Programs.

Reports on a study of the effects of. At the library: Summer Reading Program continues. come join in for upcoming programs (J 17, & 24) at 6 p.m. Annie Gilmer is community engagement librarian at .