New PDF release: Adult Programs in the Library (Ala Programming Guides)

By Brett W. Lear

ISBN-10: 0838908101

ISBN-13: 9780838908105

ISBN-10: 0838999506

ISBN-13: 9780838999509

The 1st within the new ALA Programming courses sequence, this ebook walks you thru the method of software improvement and occasion making plans in elements. the 1st part is a "how-to" that prepares you to:

-- behavior demographic research and objective the viewers on your community

-- Tie your library's venture to express software offerings

-- increase money and generate publicity

-- Produce courses that run easily from begin to finish

The moment part good points greater than 20 "five-star" courses from round the nation. analyzing a few number of profitable courses from movie sequence and ebook discussions to artwork sessions and topical panels, you will be encouraged with principles in your personal courses. jam-packed with greater than 30 pattern conversing issues, surveys, newsletters, press releases, scheduling instruments, and checklists, you could hit the floor operating and produce your grownup programming providers to life.

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What are the present economic conditions? What are the major cultural and religious influences? Source: Peggy O’Donnell and Patsy Read, Planning Library Programs (Chicago: Public Library Association, 1979), 12. 30 PART 1 ■ YOUR ITINERARY excellent worksheet that you can use when gathering demographic information. ”8 As you begin your community scan, especially if you are new to your community, you might want to devote some time to doing something that seems obvious—reading the newspaper. The newspaper will give you a feel for who is in your community and what their interests are.

You might also have copies of the reports in your collection. It isn’t unusual for these reports to contain information on the number of programs that were offered in a given year, the attendance, and the attendance per capita. Ask around to determine which organizations your library cooperates with. Does your library complete surveys sent to it from the American Library Association or the Public Library Association? 3 PLDS receives its funding through the Public Library Association. The Statistical Report does contain information on library programs.

500 February $500 Roses and Colorado Wildflowers Speaker will offer programs on Colorado wildflowers, romantic roses, and general rose culture in Colorado. $30 $150 March $150 Quilts Speaker will cover the $50 history of quilts, collecting quilts, tips on making quilts. $250 April $250 Bird Watching Program Speaker will instruct attendees on types of birds from Colorado and where to go to watch them. S. spent picking up roadside litter. $100 $500 June $500 ESL Class Hire teachers from an ESL organization to give an ESL course to 15–20 patrons.

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