ERIC Number: EJ629843
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Challenge of Unattended Children in the Public Library.
RSR: Reference Services Review, n1 v29 p65-71 2001
Considers the challenges that unattended, or latchkey, children create in public libraries. Discusses demographics and factors that have led to the increase in unattended children; typical library responses; opportunities for service to this group; elements of successful programs; future trends; and further research needs. (Contains 50 references.) (LRW)
Descriptors: Demography, Futures (of Society), Latchkey Children, Library Services, Public Libraries, Research Needs, Social Influences, Success
Available electronically: http://www.emerald-library.com/ft.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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