Youth Services and Public Libraries Book

Youth Services and Public Libraries


  • Author : Susan Higgins
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-04-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780631097

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Youth Services and Public Libraries Excerpt :

Youth Services and Public Libraries offers strategies to match the information needs and wants of children and young adults in public libraries and translates these into knowledge for providing relevant services. The latest trends in service provision are covered within the context of appropriate management, programming and marketing of services. The book is grounded in the principles of public library services to children and young adults everywhere. Links practical application of library programming to theoretical foundations of service Illustrates concepts with reference to the developmental needs of children and young adults Describes how to implement library policies which recommend, design, direct, supervise and evaluate active youth services programs

Public Library Youth Services Book

Public Library Youth Services


  • Author : Holly G. Willett
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 1567501222

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Public Library Services for the Poor Book

Public Library Services for the Poor


  • Author : Leslie Edmonds Holt
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2010-04-05
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 157
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838910504

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Public Library Services for the Poor Excerpt :

For many poor people, the library is their only resource for information, literacy, entertainment, language skills, employment help, free computer use, and even safety and shelter. Get concrete advice about programs and support for this group.

The Whole Library Handbook Book

The Whole Library Handbook


  • Author : Heather Booth
  • Publisher : Amer Library Assn
  • Release Date : 2014-05-23
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 0838912249

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The Whole Library Handbook Excerpt :

"ALA's popular and respected Whole Library Handbook series continues with a volume specifically geared towards those who serve young adults, gathering stellar articles and commentary from some of the country's most innovative and successful teen services librarians. Sections focusing on practice, theory, and the philosophical underpinnings of the profession are supported by current research and historical perspectives. Both instructive and reflective in scope, this essential handbook Provides a comprehensive introduction to the background and day-to-day realities of teen librarianship for LIS students and those new to the field Offers expert tips and wisdom invaluable to those already working with teens Highlights trends, challenges, and opportunities in the changing world of how teens interact with libraries, and what they expect Emphasizes advocacy across all spectrums, including in local communities and among fellow staff who may be anxious about teens in the library Guides staff in providing readers' advisory to teens Includes ready-to-use marketing resources, templates, and sample teen services and teen volunteer plans Anyone who works with young adults will benefit from the thorough coverage provided by this volume's expert contributors. "

Every Child Ready to Read Book
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Every Child Ready to Read


  • Author : The Lee Pesky Learning Center
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2008-11-26
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307484406

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Every Child Ready to Read Excerpt :

All parents want their children to read well and to succeed–and experts agree that improving literacy begins at birth. Reading aloud to your child, sharing simple games and wordplay, and developing letter knowledge start your child off on the right foot for school and life. Now the esteemed Lee Pesky Learning Center has created this easy, accessible reference for parents to help foster better literacy skills in children. Topics are individually tailored for three age ranges–infant, toddler, and preschool–and include • the best read-aloud books to develop sound awareness • the perfect picture books for encouraging letter knowledge • ways to promote verbal language and build vocabulary • the benefits of symbolic play • fun (and educational) games for car trips • helping youngsters “write” at home • great gift ideas for kids • warning signs of a learning disability The fundamentals of reading start at home. Every Child Ready to Read helps parents motivate their children to learn, and to become confident readers who will always enjoy reading.

Guidelines for Public Libraries Book

Guidelines for Public Libraries


  • Author : International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions. Section of Public Libraries
  • Publisher : K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B4214661

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Youth Indicators 2005 Book

Youth Indicators 2005


  • Author : Mary Ann Fox
  • Publisher : National Center for Education Statistics
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Cost and standard of living
  • Pages : 124
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000056178272

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Youth Indicators 2005 Excerpt :

Education Department Publication NCES 2005-050. 5th edition. Acknowledges that learning may occur across many different settings and may be influenced by circumstances and experiences in various social contexts. Presents a selection of indicators that provide a broad perspective on youth. Uses trend data that cut across disciplines and agency lines. Provides information on both positive and negative aspects of the youth experience. Contains indicators that have been adapted from various other federal reports, as well as indicators that have been constructed specifically for this report.

The Youth Development Handbook Book

The Youth Development Handbook


  • Author : Stephen F Hamilton
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2003-10-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452264288

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What are the types of environments in which youth thrive? How do we cultivate such environments to promote optimal development and positive behavior in youth? The Youth Development Handbook: Coming of Age in American Communities provides youth and development practitioners access to current theory and research in the field of youth development, including illustrations of good practice, original case studies, and a contextual approach to such topics as youth participation and diversity. The Youth Development Handbook is designed for scholars and researchers in applied developmental science as well as practitioners and policy makers who implement youth development initiatives. The book is also recommended for use in graduate courses on youth development in the fields of Psychology, Human Development & Family Studies, and Education.

Digital and Media Literacy Book

Digital and Media Literacy


  • Author : Renee Hobbs
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412981583

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Leading authority on media literacy education shows secondary teachers how to incorporate media literacy into the curriculum, teach 21st-century skills, and select meaningful texts.

Introduction to Public Librarianship  Third Edition Book

Introduction to Public Librarianship Third Edition


  • Author : Kathleen de la Pena McCook
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2018-12-18
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838915066

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Introduction to Public Librarianship Third Edition Excerpt :

Put simply, there is no text about public librarianship more rigorous or comprehensive than McCook's survey. Now, the REFORMA Lifetime Achievement Award-winning author has teamed up with noted public library scholar and advocate Bossaller to update and expand her work to incorporate the field's renewed emphasis on outcomes and transformation. This "essential tool" (Library Journal) remains the definitive handbook on this branch of the profession. It covers every aspect of the public library, from its earliest history through its current incarnation on the cutting edge of the information environment, including statistics, standards, planning, evaluations, and results;legal issues, funding, and politics;organization, administration, and staffing;all aspects of library technology, from structure and infrastructure to websites and makerspaces;adult services, youth services, and children's services;associations, state library agencies, and other professional organizations;global perspectives on public libraries; andadvocacy, outreach, and human rights. Exhaustively researched and expansive in its scope, this benchmark text continues to serve both LIS students and working professionals.

Reading Picture Books with Children Book
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Reading Picture Books with Children


  • Author : Megan Dowd Lambert
  • Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580896627

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A new, interactive approach to storytime, The Whole Book Approach was developed in conjunction with the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and expert author Megan Dowd Lambert's graduate work in children's literature at Simmons College, offering a practical guide for reshaping storytime and getting kids to think with their eyes. Traditional storytime often offers a passive experience for kids, but the Whole Book approach asks the youngest of readers to ponder all aspects of a picture book and to use their critical thinking skills. Using classic examples, Megan asks kids to think about why the trim size of Ludwig Bemelman's Madeline is so generous, or why the typeset in David Wiesner's Caldecott winner,The Three Pigs, appears to twist around the page, or why books like Chris Van Allsburg's The Polar Express and Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar are printed landscape instead of portrait. The dynamic discussions that result from this shared reading style range from the profound to the hilarious and will inspire adults to make children's responses to text, art, and design an essential part of storytime.