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Title:
Children's services : partnerships for success
Author:
Diamant-Cohen, Betsy.
Physical Description:
xiii, 126 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Summary:
"Diamant-Cohen, past president of the Maryland Library Association's Children's Services Division, gathers 18 examples of outreach partnerships to serve as inspiration for librarians and library administrators. Librarians from around the country describe their award-winning programs, including reading readiness initiatives, story times for children with speech and language delays, serving children of incarcerated parents, and teaching storytelling to youth. The ideas are grouped in sections on partnership with community organizations, law enforcement, academic institutions, children's museums, cultural institutions, and business"--From publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
The Big Tree Library / Janet Johnson -- Crossing cultural borders : serving immigrant families / Dorothy Stoltz [and others] -- Language fun storytime : serving children with speech and language delays / Tess Prendergast and Rhea Lazar -- Reaching Little Heights / Catherine Hakala-Ausperk -- Thrive by Five reading readiness initiative / Elizabeth M. Gray and Candelaria Mendoza -- Inviting police to read at your library / Linda Schwartz -- Children of incarcerated parents : public libraries reaching out / Shelley Quezada -- ReadsinMA.org : statewide summer reading program goes online / Maureen Ambrosino -- BLAST school outreach program / Georgene DeFilippo -- Braille that stands out in more ways than one / Deborah J. Margolis -- Party with your partners : plan a kids' book fest! / Starr LaTronica -- Borrow a book-- at the museum / Carol Sandler -- Countdown to kindergarten / Jeri Robinson and Krystal Beaulieu -- Saving money through family literacy collaborations / Wendy Blackwell [and others] -- Small libraries help one another in a big way / Leah Wagner -- SmartArt / Ellen Riordan and Emily Blumenthal -- Teaching storytelling to youth : a library, a school, and an art institute collaborate / Cathy Lancaster and Brenda Harris -- Science in the summer / Margie Stern.
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ISBN:
9780838910443
Format :
Book