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Librarians as community partners : an outreach handbook

Author: Carol Smallwood
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2010.
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Includes 66 focused snapshots of outreach in action, this resource reflects the creative solutions of librarians searching for new and innovative ways to build programs that meet customer needs while expanding the library's scope into the community.
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Genre/Form: Case Reports
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Librarians as community partners.
Chicago : American Library Association, 2010
(DLC) 2009020359
(OCoLC)349180024
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Smallwood
ISBN: 9780838997369 0838997368 9780838910061 0838910068 9780838990032 0838990037
OCLC Number: 567444203
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 204 pages)
Contents: Bake a book and they will come / by Iona R. Malanchuk --
Establishing a library docent program / by Mary H. Nino --
Friends in need : involving friends of the library in community outreach programs / by Vera Gubnitskaia --
Lifesaving library outreach / by Felicia A. Smith --
Planning a library anniversary celebration / by Mary H. Nino --
Reading matters in mentor : library services at the pools and beaches on Ohio's north coast / by Lynn Hawkins --
Small grants can have big rewards / by Chelsea Dinsmore --
Using a digitization project to produce a book for community outreach / by John R. Burch Jr. --
Using pilot projects for outreach / by Chelsea Dinsmore. Beyond the campus : information literacy instruction for the senior community / by Susan M. Frey --
Memoir writing for older adult groups / by Mark Donnelly --
Outreach to the senior community : one library's activities / by Bob Blanchard --
Sí se puede! = Yes we can! / by Meryle Leonard --
What boomers want : the future of outreach / by Ellen Mehling --
Better than one : collaborative outreach for homeschooled teens / by Catherine Fraser Riehle --
Children's initiative : establishing a successful partnership with a local public school system / by Vera Gubnitskaia --
Hundreds of high school students study at the library / by Tiffany Auxier --
Reaching out to create outreach programs among teen library patrons / by Maryann Mori --
Reaching out to student athletes, two students at a time / by Maureen Brunsdale --
Teen theater at the public library / by Licia Slimon --
Teens will respond / by Maryann Mori --
Upward bound outreach to talented high school students / by Jamie Seeholzer. Freedom readers in a juvenile correctional facility / by Felicia A. Smith --
Has your public librarian been to prison? Participation in summer reading games / by Glennor Shirley --
Has your public librarian been to prison? Participation in shared grant projects / by Glennor Shirley --
Breathing life into the circus collection / by Maureen Brunsdale --
Bringing history to the people's fingertips : University of Florida digital collections and historical Florida newspapers / by Melissa Shoop --
They didn't teach me this in library school : managing a library art gallery / by Karen Brodsky --
Lights, camera, libraries / by Nancy Kalikow Maxwell --
Partnering with a local newspaper to digitize historical photographs / by John R. Burch, Jr. --
Michigan reads! Statewide outreach project / by Christine K. Heron --
Books that shape our lives : a community of readers / by Jan Siebold --
Collaboration creates a successful regional low-vision fair / by Bob Blanchard --
One community, one story / by Florence M. Turcotte --
SOKY Book Fest / by Uma Doraiswamy --
University of Florida's George A. Smathers Libraries and the Common Reading Program / by Melissa Shoop. Academic connections : a college librarian reaches out to a middle school / by Margaret Keys --
Integrating manuscripts into the Michigan curriculum through archival outreach / by Marian Matyn --
Public school teacher workshops conducted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Mervyn H. Sterne Library / by Delores Carlito --
Secondary classroom instruction in Birmingham / by Delores Carlito --
Teaching American history : archivists partnering with public schools / by Sharon Carlson --
A different kind of science project : a partnership between a community college library and a high school media center / by Nancy Kalikow Maxwell --
Día de los niños, día de los libros / by Meryle Leonard --
Documenting the experiences of African Americans, Native Americans, and Mexican Americans : archivists partnering with oral historians / by Sharon Carlson --
Ethiopia reads / by Loriene Roy --
Homework club for English language learners / by Licia Slimon --
If I can read, I can do anything : a national reading club for Native children / by Loriene Roy --
Laptop literacy : language and computer literacy services to refugees in Burlington, Vermont / by Barbara A. Shatara --
The long journey to Vermont : immigration, cultural identity, and book discussions that build community / by Barbara A. Shatara --
Outreach to the Russian-speaking community at the Arapahoe Library District / by Katya B. Dunatov --
Outreach to newly enrolled African American college students / by Jamie Seeholzer --
Serving multicultural patrons at the Arapahoe Library District / by Katya B. Dunatov. Community groups join forces for family fun / by Tiffany Auxier --
Connecting with the community : partnering to deliver a storytime outreach / by Margaret Keys --
Creative partnerships with local organizations / by Ellen Mehling --
Dinner with the presidents : teaming up with the Yours Truly restaurant chain / by Lynn Hawkins --
Faraway places / by Uma Doraiswamy --
Fostering community engagement through a town and gown lecture series / by Susan M. Frey --
A friend in need : partnering with an employment center / by Elaine Williams --
Guest reader storytime : Fenton area outreach project / by Christine K. Heron --
Local artists-in-residence at your school library / by Jan Siebold --
Partnering for lifelong learning : a unique collaboration / by Catherine Fraser Riehle --
Partnering for dollars : using grant opportunities to build community and provide programming / by Karen Brodsky --
Partnering with a local park or historical agency / by Florence M. Turcotte --
Partnering with your local historical society / by Elaine Williams --
A university library reaches out to an entire community / by Iona R. Malanchuk.
Responsibility: edited by Carol Smallwood.

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