Library literacy programs

Report of the Literacy & Lifelong Learning Working Group (2011)

Strengthening the Saskatchewan public library system's role in promoting, delivering and supporting literacy and lifelong learning opportunities for all

This report summarizes the findings of a working group established to develop a vision for the role of public libraries in literacy and lifelong learning for the people of Saskatchewan.

Based on consultations with stakeholders across the province, the authors present a series of recommendations for Saskatchewan’s provincial government; municipalities; public library systems; and the First Nations and Aboriginal library community.

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2011-07-14

Working Together for Adult Literacy: An Adult Literacy Strategy for New Brunswick - Progress report for Action Plan 2010-2013 (2010)

This document, released in December 2010, provides a summary of significant actions initiated during the preceding 12 months in support of the New Brunswick government’s adult literacy strategy.

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2011-02-04

Library preschool storytimes: Developing early literacy skills in children (2008)

Public libraries have traditionally offered early literacy programming to preschool children in the form of story times. Do public library story times prepare children to be ready to learn when they enter school? Is there scientific research to support these intuitive beliefs? Are public libraries really setting the stage for future successes in learning?

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2009-06-24

2008 Summer Tutoring Program for Kids - Final Report (2008)

This is a report on the Summer Tutoring Program for Kids that runs during July and August every year in libraries, schools and community centres across P.E.I. The purpose of this program is to support the learning objectives of the school system by offering an alternative learning environment during the summer months.

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2008-11-12

So I Made up my Mind (2000)

Introducing a Study of Adult Learner Persistence in Library Literacy Programs

Public libraries are important providers of literacy programs and services.The Literacy in Libraries Across America (LILAA) initiative is helping libraries around the country improve their literacy programs and address the issue of adult learner persistence, that is finding ways to keep adult learners in programs long enough to make a lasting, substantial difference in their skills.This four-year study will explore the efforts of five leading

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2008-02-01

Libraries and Literacy: Making It Work (2007)

An Annotated Bibliography

This bibliography was compiled for The Centre for Literacy's 2007 Summer Institute Libraries and Literacy: Making It Work. The literature listed here includes research studies, descriptive articles, guides and manuals.

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2007-10-17

Libraries and Literacy: A Decade in Review (2006)

A Background Paper Prepared for the National Summit on Libraries and Literacy: Moving Forward

The paper "Libraries and Literacy: A Decade in Review" provides background information in preparation for the Canadian Library Association (CLA)’s National Summit on Libraries and Literacy: Moving Forward that took place in June 2006.

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2007-09-21

Too Many Left Behind: Canada's Adult Education and Training System (2006)

This report documents the availability of formal learning opportunities for adults, and identifies the factors that influence participation of less-educated/less-skilled adults in these opportunities. In addition, it identifies gaps in our adult learning systems and recommends measures to fill these gaps.

This report examines the situation in five provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec.

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2006-08-04

How to Help Your Child Learn to Read and Love Reading (2006)

Parent Guide

This guide was prepared for parents of children in grades 1 to 3, the time when most children learn to read. The guide contains tips to help your child read and develop a love of reading. Choose the tips that are the most helpful and fun for you and your child. This guide comes with a warm welcome from PEI's libraries. A new library keycard is attached to the cover of the guide.

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2006-06-13

Summer Reading Club (2005)

Outreach Library Service through a Neighbourhood Storytent Program

This document contains some information to guide libraries in alternative ways to engage hard to reach children in their programs. It describes Saint John, New Brunswick's “Storytent Summer Reading Club Outreach” program (2003-2004) and how to implement this type of program in your community.

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2005-06-28

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