Co-author of the popular titles Booktalking Bonanza and The Early Literacy Kit, Betsy Diamant-Cohen brings together 18 examples of successful outreach partnerships that children's librarians and administrators can adapt to their own situations. Contributors from the U.S and Canada explain how they partnered with schools, community organizations, museums, businesses and other agencies to create novel experiences for children across the children's services spectrum (preschool through middle-school). Inside this volume readers will find Descriptions of innovative award-winning collaborations, such as The Read to Me Program (a family literacy project that evolved from a collaboration between an adult corrections facility and a public library) Programming ideas perfect for enhancing community outreach Inspiration to create and kick-start new initiatives Filled with lively collaborative programming ideas, Children s Services will help you reach out to your communities and to your constituents in new and exciting ways.
Partnerships for Success
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