ERIC Number: ED416877
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Anne Arundel County Public Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
This final performance report for the Anne Arundel County (Maryland) Public Library literacy project begins with a section that provides quantitative data. The next section compares actual accomplishments to the project goal--to provide county citizens with better access to literacy services--and the following related objectives for 1992-93: (1) 60 parents or caregivers will practice how to read aloud with their children for six weeks at three public housing and Head Start sites; (2) 30 additional students will request reading lessons from the Anne Arundel County Literacy Council (AACLC); (3) nine student support meetings will be held; (4) six tutor in-service meetings will be held; and (5) four literacy tutor training workshops will be held at various sites. Proposed and actual expenditures are compared. Activities undertaken are described, including materials purchased and training sessions. The role of the library is discussed; the contributions of other organizations are summarized; facilities used are listed; and the impact of the project is considered. Attachments include flyers, tips for reading to children, booklist, newsletter, newspaper clipping, AACLC information, and AACLC tutor manual. (MES)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Childrens Literature, English (Second Language), Expenditures, Family Literacy, Federal Programs, Grants, Inservice Education, Library Role, Library Services, Literacy Education, Preschool Education, Public Housing, Public Libraries, Story Reading, 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: Anne Arundel County Public Library, Annapolis, MD.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act