ERIC Number: ED429617
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Readers on the Prowl: Florida Library Youth Program Manual.
Johnson, Margie, Comp.; Cook, Ann, Comp.; O'Reilly, Lesley, Comp.
This manual is designed to accompany the 1999 Florida Library Youth Program, focusing on the theme of the library as a destination. This introductory section of the manual contains: an overview of the program that discusses basic philosophy, outreach to children in poverty, age and ability levels, and materials and incentives; a schedule of workshops; an adaptation of a puppet show; public service announcements; description of a promotional video, as well as a sample release form; program evaluation form; and a discussion of outreach library programming for school age children. The remainder of the manual consists of annotated bibliographies, divided by seven themes--"Strange New Worlds,""Map It Out,""Wild Places,""Winner's Circle,""Center Stage,""Cutting Edge,""Art Is Everywhere," and "Traveling Companions." Each thematic bibliography includes: books and stories; poetry, including riddles and jokes; "fun stuff," i.e., music, crafts, and activities; community and professional resources; computer resources, including CD-ROMs and World Wide Web sites; and films and videos, A game sheet is also included at the end of each section. Game answer sheets and an index are provided at the end of the manual. (AEF)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Libraries, Childrens Literature, Creative Activities, Elementary Education, Games, Library Services, Multimedia Materials, Outreach Programs, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Public Libraries, Reading Programs, Resource Materials, Summer Programs, Videotape Recordings
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Library, Tallahassee.
Identifiers - Location: Florida