ERIC Number: ED416880
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Logan Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
Steinhoff, Nadene; Jenkins, Ronald
The Bridgerland Literacy program of Logan Library (Logan, Utah) involved recruitment, retention, public awareness, training, basic literacy, collection development, tutoring, computer assisted, employment oriented, intergenerational/family, and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. The program served a community of 50,000-100,000 people, and targeted the learning disabled, intergenerational/families, ESL learners, and functionally or marginally literate learners. Tutoring was done one-on-one and in small groups, using the Laubach, Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA), and Michigan methods. The program served 117 adult learners, and provided 2,763 hours of direct tutoring service. The report provides a comparison of actual accomplishments to goals and objectives set forth in the grant application; 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. Appendices include: evaluation report, program survey, sample tutor and student newsletters, newspaper articles highlighting literacy programs. (SWC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Community Cooperation, English (Second Language), Family Programs, Federal Programs, Grants, Learning Disabilities, Library Collection Development, Library Role, Literacy Education, Public Libraries, Publicity, Tutor Training, Tutoring, Tutors, User Needs (Information), 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: Logan Library, UT.
Identifiers - Location: Utah
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act