[Libs-Or] 2006-2007 Ready to Read Annual Report
anderson_katie at oslmac.osl.state.or.us
Thu Feb 7 10:18:12 PST 2008
The Ready to Read Annual Report for 2006-2007 is now available on the 'Ready to Read Grant' (http://oregon.gov/OSL/LD/youthsvcs/aboutready.shtml#Annual_Reports) webpage. Remember, last year several changes to the report were been made. The Annual Report now reports spending by budget items listed on the Ready to Read Final Report forms instead of by type of library service. The long and short term results are now reported using four metrics that measure the effectiveness of the Ready to Read Grant program over time. The metrics measure 1) how many public libraries receiving Ready to Read grants are incorporating best practices, as reported in the annual Public Library Survey, into their library services, 2) the percent of children 0-4 years old using public libraries, 3) attendance at public library literacy programs, and 4) number of children participating in the Summer Reading Program. These changes to the report will provide longitudinal data on public library youth services and public library usage statistics. This data will allow public libraries to see how their efforts impact library services to children in Oregon and serve as a tool for setting local youth service goals.
Each year the State Library staff selects several public libraries as Outstanding Ready to Read Grant projects. Criteria for Outstanding Ready to Read projects include adherence to the original intent of the Ready to Read Grant program, emphasis on service to children 0-5 and the adults that care for them, being replicable in other libraries, potential for impact over time, and building partnerships inside and outside the library. Libraries recognized for their Outstanding Ready to Read projects in 2006-2007 are: Flora M. Laird Memorial Library (Myrtle Point), Coos Bay Public Library, Hood River County Library, and Wilsonville Public Library. Please read the Ready to Read Annual Report on the 'Ready to Read Grant' (http://oregon.gov/OSL/LD/youthsvcs/aboutready.shtml) page to learn more about these Outstanding Projects.
Youth Services Consultant
Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator
Oregon State Library
katie.anderson at state.or.us
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