ERIC Number: ED402927
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Knights Alive in '95. 1995 Summer Reading Program for Children.
Norvell, Donna, Ed.
This manual presents a summer reading program for children. It was prepared to help Oklahoma public libraries plan activities that will enhance and enrich library services to all children. The ideas presented are designed to be flexible and can be expanded and adapted to suit library patrons' needs. The target audience for the Summer Reading Program is children ages 6 through 12. Programs provided are also adaptable for pre-schoolers and young adults. The manual is organized in six parts. Section 1 profiles the two artists who worked on the program. Section 2 focuses on planning, publicity and promotion. Highlights include: an introduction; promotional materials; basic guidelines; program decisions; planning checklist, budget, and supplies; budget planning; volunteers; "junk" that can be used in activities; goals and objectives; scheduling; program planner; the calendars; promotion in schools; public service announcements; press releases; sample news releases for the beginning and end of program; tips for parents; an suggestions for "Knightly News" an accompanying newspaper activity. Various sample forms are included throughout the second section. Section 3 lists individuals or groups in Oklahoma who are available for programming. Each listing includes address and phone number, a description of the presentation, fee (if applicable), length, and references. Section 4 contains the activities, as well as display and promotion ideas and section 5 provides clip art. (Contains 28 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Libraries, Oklahoma City.
Identifiers - Location: Oklahoma