ERIC Number: ED415895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Blanchard Community Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
The Family Literacy: Aid in Reading (FLAIR) program was a project of the Blanchard Community Library (Santa Paula, California), conducted during fiscal year 1992-93. The project involved recruitment, retention, public awareness, basic literacy, tutoring, computer assisted, employment oriented, and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. The project served a community of 25,000-50,000, and targeted the learning disabled, workforce/workplace learners, migrant workers, and ESL learners. Tutoring was done one-on-one and in small groups, using a variety of methods. The project served 83 adult learners, providing 2,647 hours of direct tutoring service. The report provides a comparison of actual accomplishments to goals and objectives set forth in the grant application; a comparison between proposed and actual expenditures; specific details of activities undertaken; the role the library played in the accomplishment of the goals and objectives; agencies and organizations that assisted in the project; and the impact of the federal project on the ongoing program of the library. Includes sample activity sheets, student and tutor information/evaluation forms, and letters announcing tutor training sessions. (SWC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Computer Assisted Instruction, Consumer Education, Educational Cooperation, English (Second Language), Family Literacy, Federal Programs, Grants, Learning Disabilities, Library Collection Development, Library Role, Library Services, Literacy Education, Migrant Adult Education, Public Libraries, Publicity, Tutor Training, Tutoring, Tutors, User Needs (Information), Volunteer Training, Volunteers, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Library Programs.
Authoring Institution: Blanchard Community Library, Santa Paula, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act