ERIC Number: ED415885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Greenville Public Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
This Greenville Public Library literacy project final performance report begins with a section that provides quantitative data. The next section compares actual accomplishments to the following project objectives for 1992-93: (1) train 30 new tutors; (2) provide a minimum of two advanced training workshops for veteran tutors; (3) hold a recognition event to encourage retention of veteran volunteers, provide inspiration to prospective volunteers, and recognize students; (4) acquire library materials and instructional resources; (5) collaborate with librarians and directors/teachers of Head Start programs and other agencies to involve parents and children in library activities; (6) establish a satellite program; (7) contact county agencies, farmers' groups, and schools and enlist their help in publicizing information about the English as a Second Language (ESL) program; (8) contact union leaders and company management to promote involvement of employees to recruit students or volunteer tutors; and (9) to improve and maintain program staffing. Proposed and actual expenditures are compared. Details are provided on materials acquired, tutor training, library role, agencies and organizations providing services, libraries and other sites used, and impact on the ongoing literacy program. A brochure used for recruiting volunteers and a newsletter are attached. (MES)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, English (Second Language), Expenditures, Family Literacy, Inservice Education, Library Role, Library Services, Literacy Education, Preschool Education, Public Libraries, Recognition (Achievement), Resource Materials, Tutor Training, Tutoring, Tutors, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Library Programs. Washington, DC, Library Programs.
Authoring Institution: Greenville Public Library, MI.