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Doran-Myers, Miranda – Library Research Service, 2017
Since 1999, the Read to the Children (RTC) program has allowed offenders in Colorado's state prisons to send young family members a book accompanied by a recording of the offender reading it. RTC is a collaboration between the Colorado State Library and the Colorado Department of Corrections. In the past year, around 1,900 offenders and 3,200…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Reading Programs
Doran-Myers, Miranda – Library Research Service, 2016
Founded in 2012, One Book 4 Colorado (OB4CO) is a statewide annual initiative that offers free copies of the same book to every 4-year-old in Colorado. In 2016, the book was "Giraffes Can't Dance" by Giles Andreae. More than 75,000 books were given away at more than 500 sites, including Denver Preschool Program preschools and both public…
Descriptors: State Programs, Reading Programs, Books, Preschool Children
Hofschire, Linda – Library Research Service, 2015
Each year, Colorado public libraries offer engaging summer reading programs to encourage children and teens to read for fun and to prevent summer learning loss. In summer 2014, the Colorado State Library invited Colorado public libraries to ask parents in their communities to help evaluate the effectiveness of these programs by completing a…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Reading Programs, Public Libraries, Library Services
Wanucha, Meghan; Hofschire, Linda – Library Research Service, 2013
In 2008, researchers at the Library Research Service (LRS) undertook the "U.S. Public Libraries and the Use of Web Technologies" study, with the intent to document the use of various Internet technologies on the websites of public libraries throughout the nation (Lietzau, 2009). The results of that study set a baseline for the adoption…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies, Electronic Libraries
Lance, Keith Curry; Hofschire, Linda – Library Research Service, 2012
The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Standards for the 21st Century Learner do not just pay lip-service to the value of reading. They have been aligned with the Common Core standards that were derived from, and now influence, state standards-based tests, such as the Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) reading tests. It is…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Librarians, Common Core State Standards, Reading Achievement
Lance, Keith Curry; Hofschire, Linda; Daisey, Jamie – Library Research Service, 2011
This report shares the statistical trends for public library use in Colorado before and since the onset of the latest recession. It also includes the voices of librarians from around the state, offering their observations and stories of how public libraries are helping in these difficult times. To determine the impact of the Great Recession on use…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Library Services, Use Studies, Economic Climate
Lietzau, Zeth; Helgren, Jamie – Library Research Service, 2011
It's well known that technology is changing at an increasingly rapid pace and that many public libraries throughout the United States are attempting to adopt new technologies to better reach their patrons. In trade journals, blogs, and at library conferences, professionals in the field have continually discussed the best methods for using web…
Descriptors: Library Research, Electronic Publishing, Public Libraries, Content Analysis
Library Research Service, 2010
Issues 283 through 289 of "Fast Facts" from the Library Research Service present data collected from libraries in Colorado and throughout the nation. Topics addressed in these "Fast Facts" from 2010 include the relationship between computer access in libraries and use of traditional services, analysis of the third year of data…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Library Research, Access to Computers, School Libraries
Steffen, Nicolle; Lietzau, Zeth; Lance, Keith Curry; Rybin, Amanda; Molliconi, Carla – Library Research Service, 2009
Public libraries deliver many benefits to their patrons, but understanding these benefits in terms of dollars-and-cents is difficult. In an effort to quantify the return on investment to taxpayers for monies invested in public libraries, the Library Research Service (LRS) initiated the study, "Public Libraries -- A Wise Investment: A Return…
Descriptors: Library Personnel, Library Research, Outcomes of Education, Government Libraries
Library Research Service, 2009
Issues 266 through 282 of "Fast Facts" from the Library Research Service present data collected from libraries in Colorado and throughout the nation. Topics addressed in these "Fast Facts" from 2009 include interlibrary loan in academic libraries, public librarian salaries, book, newspaper, and periodical prices from 2004 to…
Descriptors: Library Research, User Satisfaction (Information), Outcomes of Education, Public Libraries
Fast Facts: Recent Statistics from the Library Research Service, 1996
Seven issues of a newsletter on recent library statistics provide information on Colorado public libraries, librarian and library assistant salaries, materials challenges, school library media centers, and circulation policies. One 1995 library survey compares average public library salaries with and without an American Library Association…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers, Library Circulation
Fast Facts: Recent Statistics from the Library Research Service, 1997
Eight issues of a newsletter on recent library statistics provide information on Colorado public library cards, public library use, Internet use by librarians, school library media centers, electronic services in academic libraries, and the role of information in entertainment. In 1995, Coloradans had 2.5 million library cards, and three times as…
Descriptors: Internet, Learning Resources Centers, Library Automation, Library Circulation
Fast Facts: Recent Statistics from the Library Research Service, 1997
Seven issues of a newsletter on recent library statistics in Colorado provide information Internet service in Colorado public libraries, technology in public libraries, school library media centers, and the number of public library outlets in Colorado and the United States. Almost all of Colorado's public libraries provide electronic access to…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Internet, Learning Resources Centers, Library Automation
Fast-Facts: Recent Statistics from the Library Research Service, 1995
Four issues of a newsletter on recent library statistics provide information on Colorado school library media centers, as well as census data on state and local government library spending. A 1994 survey of school library media centers reveals a lack of adequate library media staffing in half of the public elementary and secondary schools.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Technology
Fast Facts: Recent Statistics from the Library Research Service, 1999
Seventeen issues of a newsletter on recent library statistics in Colorado highlight the following topics: the role of academic and public libraries in distance education; measures taken by public libraries with mill levies to exempt their income/expenditures from restrictions; after-school operations in library media centers; library media…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Achievement Tests, Distance Education
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