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

TitlePublic Libraries--Community Organizations Making Outreach Efforts to Help Young Children Succeed in School
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsMartinez, G
JournalSchool Community Journal
Volume18
Issue1
Pagination93 - 104
ISSN1059-308X
AbstractLibrarians have been working with families for years within and outside of libraries, providing access to print, motivating young children to read, and making connections with schools. Through interviews, observations, and an analysis of outreach documents from libraries in urban, suburban, and rural counties, this study sought to investigate what practices librarians were exercising to support children in preparing for school and once in school. The focus of this article is on librarians' outreach efforts to assist young children in school. (Contains 1 table and 1 figure.)
URLhttp://www.worldcat.org/oclc/424928808

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Public libraries offer a wide range of early literacy programs designed to enhance language development, phonics, and reading skills in young children. These programs may include interactive storytelling, puppet shows, arts and crafts activities, and early literacy workshops for parents. By engaging children in fun and educational activities, libraries create an environment that fosters a love for learning and reading uno online

Through interviews, observations, and an analysis of outreach documents from libraries in urban, suburban, and rural counties, this study sought to investigate what practices librarians were exercising to support children in preparing for school and once in school. 

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