ERIC Number: ED416868
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
St. Charles Public Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
This final performance report for the St. Charles Public Library and Literacy Volunteers of America-Fox Valley literacy project begins with a section that provides quantitative data. The next section presents a summary of activities during 1993 based the following project goals and related objectives: (1) increase visibility to attract students from the residential community; (2) serve the business need in the area; (3) develop a family literacy program; (4) develop and expand training and teaching materials available; (5) support volunteers; (6) support students at current educational levels and help prepare them for group learning situations; and (7) maintain leadership and financial resource plans to ensure program continuation. Activities described include community awareness efforts such as newspaper/newsletter articles and a spelling bee; establishing relationships with possible sources for student referrals; sessions to help parents read to their children; tutor training; and book discussion and ESL conversation groups. Contributions of other organizations, facilities used, and the impact of the project are described. Proposed and actual expenditures are compared. Attachments include newspaper clippings, a booklist, and sample newsletters. (MES)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, English (Second Language), Expenditures, Family Literacy, Federal Programs, Grants, Library Role, Library Services, Literacy Education, Public Libraries, Publicity, Resource Materials, Student Recruitment, 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.
Authoring Institution: Saint Charles Public Library, IL.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act