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Taking the Summer Reading Program Out of the Library

Springfield-Greene County Library District

Allison

Eckhardt

, Outreach Services Manager

Jessica

Pecoraro

, Summer Reading to Go Coordinator

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2004 – 5 sites, 160 children

2005 – 11 sites, 800 children

2006 – 19 sites, 856 children

2007 – 19 sites, 920 children

2008 – 49 sites, 2,118 children

2009 – 72 sites, 2,951 children & teens

2010 – 95 sites, 4,555 children & teens

2011 – 118 sites, 5,636 children & teens

2012 – 111 sites, 5,750 children & teens

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Developing Your Outreach Program

Identify program goalsExpand opportunities for children to improve their reading skills.Enrich children’s summer learning experiences.Enhance opportunities to reach un-served and under-served populations.

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Developing Your Outreach Program

Determine

Available Staff and Resources

Staff

Books

Supplies

Activities

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Developing Your Outreach Program

Program Examples

Daycare

– Storytime, Music, and Take-home Activity

Daycare

– Participant Tracking Sheets

Daycamp

Storytime

and Craft or Game

Daycamp

– Program Tub with Complete Lesson Plan, including Books and Craft or Activity

Summer School

– Participant Tracking Sheets, Lesson Plans and Minimal Supplies for Activities

Teen Program

– Book Club and Participant Tracking Sheets

All sites have option to use a collection of rotated books

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Developing CommunityPartnerships

Where are the children that are not able to come to a traditional library program?Every community is differentDaycampSummer SchoolDaycareParks Department ProgramSummer Meal Site

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Developing CommunityPartnerships

Partnership LetterOutline the partner's commitment of providing access to their program participants. Identify the ages and approximate numbers of kids that attend the site/program in the summer.Times that work best for programming. Description of the role that the site will play in the project. staff assistance while Library is at the site, space to meet with the kids, a commitment to encourage reading and reading related activity time for the kids when the Library isn’t at the site.

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Developing CommunityPartnerships

Site Agreement FormLibrary staff will…..Facility/Daycare staff will…..

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Implementing the Program

Program Promotion

Participation Form

Program Plan

Evaluation Tools

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Promotion Tools

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Group Participation Form

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Summer Reading to Go 2012Dream Big READSpringfield-Greene County Library DistrictNight Time Books: Blackout by John Rocco Henry’s Night by D.B. Johnson and Linda Michelin Amy’s Light by Robert NuttSupplies for Firefly Picture:Pipecleaners  Construction paper Tacky glueQ-tipsInk pad Wet wipesGlue traysProcedures:Remind the children that we’ve been talking about big dreams. Explain to the children that the books that we will be reading today are all about the night time. Ask the children the following question:What happens during the night time? Blackout Introduce the book to the children by reading the title and showing the children the illustration on the cover of the book. Ask the children the following questions:What is the Caldecott Medal? Who receives the Caldecott Medal? * The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist (illustrator) of the most distinguished American picture book for children. Explain to the children that the book contains detailed pictures and little text. The pictures help to tell the story. Read the book to the children. While reading be sure to periodically stop and ask the children questions about the story.

Program Plan

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Evaluation Tools

Partner Site Staff Evaluation

Did Library staff arrive on time and prepared for the weekly session

?

Which

activities did the kids enjoy the most? What was least popular

?

How often each week did you schedule reading time for the kids

?

Were the programming tubs prepared adequately for you to present the session

?

Do you feel you had adequate training to carry out the program at your site?

Library Staff Evaluation

What about the program worked

best?

What didn't work so well, or as

planned?

What do you think we could do differently

?

Do you

think we

met the program

goals?

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Questions?

Springfield-Greene County Library District

Allison

Eckhardt

, Outreach Services Manager - allisone@thelibrary.org

Jessica

Pecoraro

, Summer Reading to Go Coordinator -

jessicap@thelibrary.org

Outreach Services

4653 S. Campbell Ave, Springfield MO 65810

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