The photographs and negatives were primarily stored in plastic tubs, file cabinets, and closets. Heron 61 Local Artists-in-Residence at Your School Library by Jan Siebold 62 Partnering for Lifelong Learning: A Unique Collaboration by Catherine Fraser Riehle 63 Partnering for Dollars: Using Grant Opportunities to Build Community and Provide Programming by Karen Brodsky 64 Partnering with a Local Park or Historical Agency by Florence M. If comments start to become negative, the leader should step in. Hitting the Beach with Library Loot What seemed like a natural next step was to target the two beaches in our community, Overlook Beach Park and Headlands Beach. We had enlisted the help of the University Police Department to bring a police car up to the front of the library and string crime scene tape. The bags are clear plastic handle bags with our logo imprinted on them, so our staff can see the contents. Step 1: Format and Content.
Anyone can learn how to look up information in newspapers in the collection. Participation in Summer Reading Games by Glennor Shirley 25 Has Your Public Librarian Been to Prison? We started that October with about eight seniors. Loida was open to the idea, so I contacted Deborah Hoffer, then program manager of the Bayside Senior Center in suburban northeast Queens, to see if there would be interest in the project at her center. Since that first meeting with that particular director, I have expanded outreach among pregnant and parenting teen groups within the service areas of the Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library and the Des Moines Public Library. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It is comanaged and operated by these two institutions and has been popular beyond expectation from opening day.
The discussion among area educators and parents citywide included the question of how to keep kids reading over the summer. Murder in the Stacks has evolved into Mystery in the Stacks and has run for its third year. It will prove an invaluable reference for any librarian who was ever tempted to write, as well as an interesting compendium of the experiences of other librarians who have found themselves wanting or needing to write. The book was formally released in August 2008. We produced the publication Memories of the Mind: The Bayside Memoir Writers Project, 2006—2007, in spring 2007 through the Graphics unit of the Marketing and Communications Department at Queens Library.
He also requested a tour of the building and a session in our Special Collections and Archives. The collection of digital newspapers will continue to grow so that, in time, microfilm readers will no longer be needed to read old newspapers, and precious funds will no longer be needed to purchase new readers or to repair old ones. The discussions have attracted nine to fourteen participants. The length of each program is 60—90 minutes, and programs have twenty to forty participants. You were encouraged to include letters of support, however, and partnerships also rated highly on the grading scale. Shatara 49 The Long Journey to Vermont: Immigration, Cultural Identity, and Book Discussions That Build Community by Barbara A. Thanks to these partnerships, our photograph collection was more than doubled and continues to grow.
The object of the game is for the group to put the story together in the correct order. Over the course of my experience in working with these groups, I have developed the following suggestions for creating a similar program: Learn the names of the schools and organizations that provide services to pregnant or parenting teens. In compiling the book, we opted for a chronological presentation. It may be that the library is well established and does not often have requests for tours. We needed additional display tables and taped-down table coverings that needed to be moved outside at the last minute. Their software was not designed for a library market, but in our view it had the potential to be superior to most of the archive software that we had been considering. Due to an upgrade, this hardware was redundant in our library, and so we were able to use it for our outreach program.
The San Jose Redevelopment Agency provided some additional funding, and local merchants provided cake. Mentor Reads In 2006 district test scores in our schools were not as high as they could be. At the end of the program, the prison library compiled the book reviews and shared them with other prison library users as a way of marketing titles. L52 2010 070 0 a Z711. When that kind of outreach begins within the walls of the library, it will have far-reaching benefits to patrons, the community, and the library. We are enthusiastic about this new component of the program and plan to develop it further. Library philosophy, mission, and services—could also provide updates on upcoming library bond measures 4.
These sorts of partnerships between different types of librarians are critical in providing effective services to our communities, especially when preparing young people to succeed in post-secondary education. What is the process for calling in sick or getting parking validation if necessary? Instead, the library welcomed students and provided a structured but flexible environment. A number of authors and editors have used the Circus and Allied Arts Collection. She has worked in school, public, and special libraries as well as serving as a consultant. As the weeks went on and the initial curiosity of some folks wore off, we settled in with a core group of four: two men and two women, ranging in age from the late fifties to mid-seventies. The contributing authors are also refreshingly honest in describing what did not work and they offer hard-earned advice for how to avoid mistakes they made.
Shatara 50 Outreach to the Russian-Speaking Community in the Arapahoe Library District by Katya B. For libraries contemplating new roles in their communities, this will serve as a useful brainstorming tool. To achieve greater impact, we select books that we can act out, to make them more attractive to kids and encourage future family reading activities. If special performers, photographers, or caterers are being employed, contracts will need to be signed and approved. Again, there are no late fines, but institutions must pay for lost items.