ERIC Number: ED416860
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Promoting Reading and Library Use in Your School: A Resource Pack. Series of Caribbean Volunteer Publications, No. 13.
Voluntary Services Overseas, Castries (St. Lucia).
This resource guide contains worksheets and ideas that can be used to promote reading and library use in a school library setting. The pack provides a framework around which a program of library and information skills training can be built, and suggests activities for reinforcing the lessons learned at each stage of the process. Many of the activities are designed to build confidence, familiarity, and enthusiasm in the use of the library and its resources. The guide is divided into three sections: (1) "Learning To Use the Library: Library Skills"--what is a library, what is the difference between fiction and non-fiction, how are books arranged on shelves, and how to take care of books; (2) "Making the Most of Books: Information Skills"--how to extract the right information from books once they have been located in the library; and (3) "Enjoying Reading"--suggestions for encouraging children to enjoy books and reading. (SWC)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Information Skills, Library Instruction, Library Skills, Literature Appreciation, Reading, Reading Habits, Reading Motivation, School Libraries, Users (Information)
VSO Resource Centre, 317 Putney Bridge Road, London SW 15 2PN, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Voluntary Services Overseas, Castries (St. Lucia).
Identifiers - Location: Dominica