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Alabama Public Library Service, Montgomery. – 1996
The Alabama Public Library Service is charged with improving library services throughout the state to ensure that all citizens have access to quality library and information services. Part of this charge includes the responsibility for receiving and administering federal funds to the more than 200 public libraries in Alabama. Federal Library…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Grants
Ramsey, Ann – 1994
This Final Performance Report provides information and data to the U.S. Department of Education for the federally-funded Library Literacy Program. The report includes the following sections: general information; quantitative data; and narrative report. The Chester County Library (Chester, South Carolina) serves a community of 25,000-50,000 people.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Kline, Patricia A.; Long, Sandy – 1994
The Lebanon County Family Literacy Program, a project of the Lebanon Community Library (Pennsylvania), targeted intergenerational/families and focused on coalition building, public awareness, training, and collection development. The Lebanon Community Library serves as: a centralized location for storing and disseminating materials and handouts on…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Family Literacy, Federal Programs, Grants
MacCabe, Bruce – 1994
The Literacy Learning Center Project, a project of the Meriden Public Library (Connecticut), targeted the educationally underserved and functionally illiterate, and involved recruitment, retention, space renovation, coalition building, public awareness, training, basic literacy, collection development, tutoring, computer assisted services, and…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Educational Cooperation
Stark, Dixie – 1993
The Bitterroot Public Library (Hamilton, Montana) serves a county of 50,000-100,000 people. The Bitterroot Public Library conducted a project that involved recruitment, coalition building, public awareness, training, rural oriented, basic literacy, tutoring, employment oriented, intergenerational/family, and English as a Second Language (ESL)…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Colhapp, Barbara; Miller, Lana – 1994
The Carver County Library System (Chaska, Minnesota) conducted a project to demonstrate adult educational teamwork between libraries and literacy agents in the Carver-Scott two county area. The project, "National Issues Forums (NIF) for the New Reader," extended educational opportunities that encouraged new adult readers and the public…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs
Kostanski, Mary – 1994
The Gila Literacy Program, a project of the Gila County Library District (Miami, Arizona), involved recruitment, retention, coalition building, public awareness, training, rural oriented, basic literacy, tutoring, computer assisted, and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. The project served a community of 10,000-25,000 and was targeted at…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Rosenthal, Diane J. – 1993
The Saturday Writing Workshop Course, a project of The New York Public Library, targeted Adult Basic Education (ABE) students who are unable to attend classes during the week and who are inexperienced writers who are closed out of traditional literacy/ABE programs because they have advanced reading skills. The project served a community of over…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Maravilla, Virginia – 1993
The Lowell Public Library (Indiana) Adult Literacy Program expanded literacy efforts of the library and its volunteer tutors by increasing the program enrollment numbers of the functionally illiterate English-speaking, English as a Second Language (ESL), migrant workers, and Basic Math students; assisted students in achieving their stated goals in…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Beard, Patricia; Hudspeth, Jean – 1994
The Mississippi Library Commission conducted a project that involved raising public awareness, collection development, and English as a Second Language (ESL) services. The project served a community of over 200,000 people, with ESL learners as the specific target group. The goal of the project was to aid public library and other literacy efforts…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Limberger, Marci – 1993
The New Britain Public Library (Connecticut) conducted a project that involved recruitment, collection development, tutoring, computer-assisted services, and English as a Second Language (ESL) services. The project served a community of 50,000-100,000 and targeted ESL learners. Tutoring was done one-on-one, in small groups, and in classes, using…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Warren, Carol E. – 1993
The Harlan County Public Library Literacy Project (Kentucky) provided rural-oriented, basic literacy, and oral history programs to a community of 100,000-200,000. The goal of the project was to produce six booklets about local people and issues, to be used as literacy materials in programs with Appalachian students. Students wanted to produce…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Ladd, Joan; Rockwell, Connie – 1993
During the fiscal year 1992-1993, the Fort Collins Public Library (Colorado) conducted a project that involved the recruitment of tutors and adult learners, public awareness, training, and collection development. The project served a community of over 200,000 people, and had a target population of the local minority population, with an emphasis on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Federal Programs
Morris, Karen L.; Porter, Connie – 1993
The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (Charlottesville, Virginia) conducted a project that involved training, basic literacy, collection development, tutoring, and computer assisted programs. The project served a population of 100,000-200,000, and targeted the homeless, workforce/workplace learning, and adult non- and new-readers. Tutoring was…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Computer Assisted Instruction
Miller, Rosanne – 1993
The Orange Public Library (California) conducted a project that involved recruitment, retention, coalition building, public awareness, training, basic literacy, collection development, tutoring, intergenerational/family, and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs. The project served a community of 100,000-200,000 and targeted…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Educational Cooperation
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