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  1. Long overdue: a fresh look at public and leadership attitudes about libraries in the 21st century

    80% of Americans think that all children need access to a good, safe, and appealing library 3/4 of Americans believe local public libraries are a high priority Title Long overdue: a fresh look at public and leadership attitudes about libraries in the 21st ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 12:09 - Libraries Matter

  2. The book club companion: Fostering strategic readers in the secondary classroom

    Reading for pleasure helps young people grow into productive adults Title The book club companion: Fostering strategic readers in the secondary classroom Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2006 Authors O'Donnell-Allen, C Publisher Heinemann Ci ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 12:01 - Libraries Matter

  3. Statistical report 2007: Public Library Data Service, special section: young adult services survey

    Circulation of young adult materials is strong Programming and outreach for children and young adults is an important part of public library services Teens are regular and enthusiastic patrons Title Statistical report 2007: Public Library Data Service, sp ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 11:56 - Libraries Matter

  4. School libraries work!

    A school library can lead to higher student achievement regardless of the community Connection between student achievment and the presence of a qualified library media specialist Effective school libraries are much more than books Library media specialist ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 11:53 - Libraries Matter

  5. America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2008

    Title America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2008 Publication Type Web project page Year of Publication 2008 Authors Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics Abstract Each year since 1997, the Federal Inte ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 10:35 - Libraries Matter

  6. SSR with Intervention: a school library action research project

    Regular access to public libraries can make the difference between summer setback and success Title SSR with Intervention: a school library action research project Publication Type Book Year of Publication 2007 Authors Preddy, L Publisher Libraries Unlimi ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 10:25 - Libraries Matter

  7. How students, teachers & principals benefit from strong school libraries: the Indiana study

    Better test results where teachers collaborate with LMSs Schools Perform Better on Tests Where There Are Better-Funded School Libraries Schools perform better on tests where LMSs provided their teachers with resources Reading scores are higher where libra ...

    admin - 12/11/2011 - 16:38 - Libraries Matter

  8. Households' use of public and other types of libraries, 2002

    Households with children are regular users of the public library Title Households' use of public and other types of libraries, 2002 Publication Type Government Report Year of Publication 2007 Authors Glander, M, Dam, T Publisher National Center for E ...

    admin - 12/11/2011 - 14:28 - Libraries Matter

  9. Writing, technology and teens

    Public libraries play a particularly important role in providing Internet Title Writing, technology and teens Publication Type Web Article Year of Publication 2008 Authors Lenhart, A, Arafeh, S, Smith, A, MacGill, AR Access Year 2011 Access Date August 30 ...

    admin - 12/11/2011 - 14:24 - Libraries Matter

  10. Public Libraries--Community Organizations Making Outreach Efforts to Help Young Children Succeed in School

    Public librarians were providing early literacy opportunities to young children Libraries collaborating with community organizations ensure children’s success Libraries have been working with families for years Libraries Support Families and Family Friend ...

    admin - 12/11/2011 - 13:50 - Libraries Matter