ERIC Number: ED243478
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Adult Programming: Ideas and Resources for Vermont Public Librarians.
Cassell, Marianne K.
This manual offers guidelines for developing adult programming in Vermont public libraries as a means of bringing many people together to exchange ideas, knowledge, backgrounds, and experiences. Sections cover reasons for providing adult programming; the need for well-chosen and organized book collections; the persons who should be responsible for adult programming; finding out what types of adult programming will work in individual communities; types of groups and individuals who can help with adult programming; finding the space, time, extra money, and equipment for adult programming; publicity; a sample program timetable; types of programs including "how-to-do-its," book discussions, film programs, displays, and series of presentations or discussions; other possible adult programming ideas; program evaluation; and ideas for coping when things go wrong. Also provided are a 35-item bibliography and a resource directory listing 122 Vermont organizations that may help in the planning and execution of programs. (ESR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Vermont State Dept. of Libraries, Montpelier.