ERIC Number: ED430566
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
DeKalb County Public Library, Final Performance Report for Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI, Library Literacy Program.
Des Enfants, Sherry
This DeKalb County Public Library family literacy project final performance report begins with a section that provides quantitative data on the project. The next section compares actual accomplishments to the following project objectives for fiscal year 1993: (1) to update eight existing literacy collections in branch libraries by the addition of 10% new titles; (2) to establish a core literacy collection of 825 print, 20 non-print, and 20 software packages; (3) to develop a computer lab with two personal computers and 20 literacy software packages, providing professional, individual assistance to a minimum of 200 adult and family literacy students; (4) to maintain a cooperative, coordinated literacy program in conjunction with the literacy community, sponsoring an in-service workshop for literacy volunteers, preparing and distributing at least two bibliographies of literacy materials, and hosting quarterly networking meetings; and (5) to expand the family literacy program at a community library by 100%, offering four 6-week sessions to a total of 24 families. Proposed and actual expenditures are compared. Details are provided on materials, training, library role, participating organizations, and library locations. The report concludes with a discussion of the impact of the project. Attachments include booklists, a literacy newsletter, a workshop agenda, flyers, and newspaper clippings. (MES)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Computer Assisted Instruction, English (Second Language), Expenditures, Family Literacy, Inservice Education, Library Collection Development, Library Role, Library Services, Literacy Education, Public Libraries, Reading Programs, Resource Materials, Small Group Instruction, Tutor Training, Tutoring, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: DeKalb County Public Library, Decatur, GA.