ERIC Number: ED416884
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Marin County Free Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
Mooney, Sharon Lopez
The West Marin Literacy Project, a project of the Marin County Free Library (San Rafael, California), involved recruitment, retention, coalition building, public awareness, training, rural oriented, tutoring, computer- assisted, intergenerational/family, and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. The project served a community of under 10,000 people, and targeted the homebound, migrant workers, intergenerational/families, and ESL learners. Tutoring was done one-on-one and in small groups, using the Literacy Volunteers of America (LVA) method. The project served 62 adult learners and provided 2,772 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: recruitment flyers in Spanish and in English, recruitment brochure, program newsletter, tutor evaluation form, library card, and progress chart. (SWC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Community Cooperation, English (Second Language), Family English Literacy, Family Literacy, Federal Programs, Grants, Homebound, Intergenerational Programs, Library Collection Development, Library Role, Literacy Education, Microcomputers, Migrant Workers, Preschool Education, Public Libraries, Publicity, Rural Areas, Tutor Training, Tutors, User Needs (Information), Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Library Programs.
Authoring Institution: Marin County Free Library, San Rafael, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Library Services and Construction Act