ERIC Number: ED100329
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Oct-10
Reference Count: N/A
The Right to Read and the Nation's Libraries.
Public Library Association, Chicago, IL.; American Library Association, Chicago, IL. Children's Services Div.; American Association of School Librarians, Chicago, IL.
Edited jointly by the Right to Read Committees of the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), Children's Services Division (CSD), and Public Library Association (PLA) of the American Library Association these papers outline the original aims of the Right to Read Program and demonstrate their translation into an effort to bring books and reading to illiterate adults and children throughout the country. The document is a source of inspiration and suggestions based on the experience of school and public librarians in their efforts to organize local Right to Read Programs. Suggestions as to publicity, the use of community advisors, the selection of materials, inservice and training for library staff, and outreach programs are contained in these papers. A source list of Right to Read materials and the position statements of the ALA, AASL, CSD, PLA, and the International Reading Association are appended. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Agency Cooperation, Federal Programs, Institutional Cooperation, Library Circulation, Library Facilities, Library Materials, Library Services, Literacy Education, Public Libraries, Reading, Reading Skills, School Libraries, Study Facilities, Writing Skills
American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 ($5.50)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Library Association, Chicago, IL.; American Library Association, Chicago, IL. Children's Services Div.; American Association of School Librarians, Chicago, IL.