Cultural Programming For Libraries

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Cultural Programming For Libraries

Author : Deborah A. Robertson
ISBN : 0838935516
Genre : Education
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For a library to fulfill its mission to provide community engagement and cultural dialogue, then diverse, excellent cultural programming is the key. In Cultural Programming for Libraries, the director of ALA's Public Programs Office shares time-tested strategies and practical, inspiring samples from first-rate programs across the country. Librarians, staff, and volunteers will find the practical how-to for creating comprehensive cultural program series—from planning to funding to promoting. This authoritative resource outlines all the steps to: Assess current community needs Set goals and establish measurable outcomes Develop winning partnerships that result in high quality, well-attended programs Highlight and drive the use of collections Gain community support and visibility through programming Enhance your library's role as cultural center based on successful models Eleven "five-star" programs highlight outstanding events for varying audience sizes and price points to help customize your own library's effort. Marketing and promotional samples also inspire creativity in every chapter to help advance your library as a community cultural hub. Programming advocates in libraries of any size or type can use this authoritative resource to enhance skills, increase effectiveness, and expand their creative vision for promoting winning cultural programs. A portion of the proceeds of this book benefits the Cultural Communities Fund (www.ala.org/ccf) in response to a Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Category: Education

Diversity Programming For Digital Youth Promoting Cultural Competence In The Children S Library

Author : Jamie Campbell Naidoo
ISBN : 9781610694889
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Combining information about outreach to diverse populations, selection of culturally diverse children's print and digital media, and library programming, this book is the tool librarians need to promote cultural understanding through engaging children's programs designed for today's culturally diverse youth. • Provides specific evaluation criteria for selecting high-quality new digital media with cultural content • Offers outlines for digital storytime programs that combine new digital media with children's literature representing diverse cultures • Presents examples of successful cultural literacy programs for children and families • Describes how librarians can promote cultural competence in children via new digital media and match digital apps with multicultural children's literature for use in library programming • Includes interviews with successful children's librarians engaged in cultural literacy programs and digital storytimes
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Community Library Programs That Work

Author : Beth Christina Maddigan
ISBN : 9781610692649
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A collection of versatile best practices for promoting literacy development by utilizing local community connections in school and public libraries.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Serving Library Users From Asia

Author : John Hickok
ISBN : 9780810887312
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Asian populations are among some of the fastest growing cultural groups in the US. This book is a comprehensive guide to serving library users from 24 specific Asian countries. It begins with a broad overview of how libraries can better serve Asian communities and then devotes a chapter to each country, providing wealth of valuable resources.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Adult Programs In The Library

Author : Brett W. Lear
ISBN : 0838908101
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 59.1 MB
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It has always been important for libraries to serve their communities with good programming. But as technology and bookstores pull customers away from traditional library services, programs have become a means to bringing people back into the library. Many libraries have even received national attention for increasing attendance with exceptional programming services. So, how are you going to develop top-notch programs to revitalize your library? The first in the new ALA Programming Guides series, Adult Programs in the Library will give you all of the need-to-know's. Program development and eve.
Category: Business & Economics

Annual Review Of Cultural Heritage Informatics

Author : Jennifer Weil Arns
ISBN : 9781442263710
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Produced by The University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science, this volume of the Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics (ARCHI) is the polestar publication for cultural heritage scholars, professionals, and students. Featuring original works selected by the distinguished editorial board of international scholars, ARCHI presents a broad spectrum of the cultural heritage informatics field. New to this edition is a Perspectives chapter in which scholars, practitioners, and leaders delve into a current issue facing the field, voicing their thoughts based on research and personal experience. Some topics covered include: How the transactions and reflections of collections work influences the workplace, community, and nation An in-depth look at the work and how theoretical and professional obstacles hinder convergence. The debate over technology and big data addressed through two articles offering opposing viewpoints on the benefits and disadvantages With a focus on the way our cultural heritage is accessed, stored, and preserved, this volume looks forward to the future and the insight brought forth through technological innovation and research.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Programming For Adults

Author : Raymond Ranier
ISBN : 9780810851559
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book addresses all aspects of the programming process, from idea to execution, from crafts and entertainment to film, arts and science. Included are sources of funding, contracts and agreements, programming to meet the library's mission, and program evaluation.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Lifelong Learning In Public Libraries

Author : Donna L. Gilton
ISBN : 9780810883567
Genre : Education
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This book demonstrates that public librarians can promote learning by combining the elements of Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) with traditional practices of public libraries. It not only provides background on ILI and current developments in public library instruction, it also examines educational theories and practices derived from a variety of fields and translates the theories and practices into a well-coordinated plan for libraries to follow. It encourages librarians to rethink practices to incorporate the principles of ILI and will enable public librarians to extend and enrich their instruction on information use.
Category: Education

New Jersey Libraries

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ISBN : UOM:39015036913070
Genre : Libraries
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Category: Libraries

Greening Libraries

Author : Monika Antonelli
ISBN : 9781936117963
Genre : Electronic books
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It is difficult to turn on the television or read a news story today without learning about how green and sustainable practices are being implemented throughout society. Libraries are not exempt from these broader trends. In some cases, libraries and librarians have been at the forefront of these efforts. Greening Libraries provides library professionals with a collection of articles and papers that serve as a portal to understanding a wide range of green and sustainable practices within libraries and the library profession. The book's articles come from a variety of perspectives on a wide range of topics related to green practices, sustainability and the library profession. Greening Libraries offers an overview of important aspects of the growing green library movement, including, but not limited to, green buildings, alternative energy resources, conservation, green library services and practices, operations, programming, and outreach.
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Library Journal

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ISBN : IND:30000046369736
Genre : Libraries
File Size : 74.72 MB
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Category: Libraries

50 Library Services

Author : Diantha Dow Schull
ISBN : 9780838911198
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 83.89 MB
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Adults over the age of 50 constitute some of the most engaged and frequent users of public libraries. They may also be the most misunderstood, since the behavior, interests, and information needs of older adults have changed dramatically with the addition of the Baby Boomers. This book offers advice on how to reshape library services for this new generation of active older adults.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Bowker Annual 2008

Author : Information Today Inc
ISBN : 1573873217
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 40.59 MB
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Libraries 2000

Author : Alberta Library Board
ISBN : UOM:39015009282990
Genre : Libraries
File Size : 39.85 MB
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Category: Libraries

Public Library Youth Services

Author : Holly G. Willett
ISBN : 1567501222
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 83.2 MB
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Library Youth Outreach

Author : Kerol Harrod
ISBN : 9781476614205
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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With tightened library budgets the norm, librarians run the risk of cutting back so much that they isolate themselves from their patrons and their communities. This doesn’t have to happen. The outreach methods detailed in this book range from simple actions to detailed processes. Each of the 26 chapters provides helpful information for both those new to library outreach and those with years of experience.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines