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Harris, Ann D. – 1993
The Mid-York Library System (Utica, New York) conducted a project that involved recruitment and public awareness. The project served a community of over 200,000 people, and targeted potential tutors and learners. The goal of the project was to produce and develop a sustained publicity project to promote the services of Literacy Volunteers of…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Federal Programs
Hansen, Janet – 1993
This final performance report for the Broward County Library Read Campaign literacy project begins with a section that provides quantitative data. The next section compares actual accomplishments to the following project objectives for 1992-93: (1) set up a literacy office in a branch library, located on the campus of a community college, by…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Colleges, Expenditures
Drobner, Sherry – 1993
This final performance report for the Alameda County (California) ESOL (English as a Second Language) project begins with a section that provides quantitative data. The next section compares actual accomplishments to the following project goals: (1) survey programs, including library collections, adult schools, and community colleges, to gain…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, English (Second Language), Expenditures
Vavricka, D. Karen – 1993
This report describes and evaluates an adult and family literacy education program at the Tom Green County Library (Texas). The project's objectives were to: provide a full-time library staff member to establish, coordinate, and promote an information, referral, and follow-up support system for literacy students; offer two in-service sessions in…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Family Literacy, Library Services
Vern, Janet – 1993
This report describes and evaluates an adult literacy education program, Project LEAD (Literacy Education and Development), at the Adrian Public Library (Michigan). The project's objectives were to: recruit functionally illiterate adults and provide reading instruction to improve literacy skills; recruit and train 65 additional volunteer tutors…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Federal Programs, Library Services
Humes, Barbara; Lyons, Carol Cameron – 1994
This document examines the types of projects funded by the Library Literacy Program in fiscal year 1993. The variety of literacy activities supported under the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title VI reflects the diversity of literacy needs in states and communities across the United States. Many factors influence a library's choice…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs
South Carolina State Library, Columbia. – 1997
This report provides information on South Carolina's Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) projects for fiscal year 1996. It includes: copies of applications for federal assistance and grant award notifications; a list of LSCA staff and responsibilities; a fiscal breakdown for Titles I and III that itemizes spending on activities within…
Descriptors: Budgets, Federal Aid, Library Administration, Library Development
South Carolina State Library, Columbia. – 1997
The South Carolina State Library's plan for use of Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Title I, II and III funds is presented. Highlights include a profile of the public, including special needs populations; profiles of the state's libraries and their needs; criteria, priorities, and procedures for library improvement under Title I…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Higher Education, Individual Needs, Leadership
Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery. – 1995
The Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) assists the state of Alabama in the extension and improvement of public library services to areas and populations of the state which are without such services or to which such services are inadequate. Federal LSCA monies are spend on statewide projects at the Alabama Public Library Service. Projects…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Library Development, Library Funding
Mattair, Valerie Lennox, Comp.; Broderick, Bridgid, Comp. – 1996
Funded by the Library Services and Construction Act, the 1997 Florida Library Youth Program is an extension of the successful and long-running Florida Summer Library Program to help librarians provide year-round programs for elementary school-aged children. The goal of the program is to introduce children to the library and its services, and to…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Library Services
Pacey, Brenda – 1996
Lincoln Trail Libraries System, with cooperation from Rolling Prairie Library System, was awarded a LSCA (Library Services and Construction Act) Title III grant to coordinate a series of four statewide "Interconnections" information technology conferences. These conferences were planned cooperatively by and aimed at attendees…
Descriptors: Computers, Continuing Education, Information Technology, Internet
Idaho State Library, Boise. – 1996
The Idaho allocation plan for funds from the Library Service and Construction Act (LSCA) continues the emphasis on priorities described in the statewide plan for years 1994-1998. These priorities are: (1) advocate for the creation of library districts with adequate tax support to serve the state's entire population; (2) strengthen cooperation and…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Federal Aid, Information Technology, Library Administration
Michigan Library, Lansing. – 1997
This annual report on the role of the federal Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) funds in improving Michigan library services presents district-by-district summaries of the state's 1996 LSCA grant program and demonstrates how federal funds have supported a wide range of projects. Grant awards are listed by library in each district, under…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Grants, Information Services, Library Funding
Kroe, Elaine; Garner, Patricia; Medina, John; Padgett, Regina – 1998
This report contains data on state library agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia for state fiscal year 1996. The data were collected through the State Library Agencies (STLA) Survey, the product of a cooperative effort between the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, the United States National Commission on Libraries and…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Grants, Library Collections, Library Development
Dunn, Christina, Ed. – 1989
A special program was developed using $8,800 in local funds and $18,957 in Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) funds for Head Start families in the Denver community. Of the 1,850 preschool-aged children from 100 Head Start classes who participated, 90% were from families with income levels below $9,000, 78% were from single-parent…
Descriptors: Childrens Libraries, Cooperative Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Hispanic Americans
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