1 WHERE DO WE COME FROM?HUESCA, SPAIN 55.000 inhabitants Aragón region Main economic activity: services. Libraries: 2 municipal, 1 provincial, 1 specialized in local topics, 4 university Public schools: 7 primary schools (3 are bilingual), 4 secondary schools
2 WHO ARE WE? Info-doc, Gestión de la información
The company: Info-doc, is a company specialized inlibrary management and information services.Services: Management of libraries, archives anddocumentation centres,, training librarian and teachertraining, Digital literacy programs, etc.Clients: Public administrations, mainly City Halls andthe provincial and regional government.Jobs: municipal library management in Huesca, Digitalliteracy for vulnerable groups, photo archivesmanagement, Alfin training for librarians and teachers.
3 HUESCA MUNICIPAL LIBRARIES
3.1 Libraries Ramón J. Sender library Founded in 2003 Documents:11.720 Users:3.378 Located: in a multicultural area Antonio Durán Gudiol, library Founded in: 2005 Documents:17.626 Users:9.620 Located : in a new neighborhood
3.2 Programs1 INFORMATION LITERACY2 PROMOTING READING3 CULTURAL PROGRAMS4 DIGITAL LITERACY
3.2.1 Information literacy
SPECIFIC TRAINING FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS Methodology: fun training activities for various school levels tailored to the curricular content (the environment, astronomy, nature, etc.) Content: guided visit to the library, how to use the different services and how to look for information, using catalogues on-line, reference books, and digital information on the Internet.
3.2.2 Promoting reading
Children activities, (reading clubs, once a week) Eatbooks Club (age 6-8) Funnybooks Club (age 9-11)Family activities Storytelling (3-5 age, every Saturday) Support for bilingual programs: English and French storytelling (once a month) New activity, storytelling in Arabic (once a month) Reading guides for parents: book selection.School activities Document selections concerning a specific topic, writer or ilustrator. Institutional loans Special sessions of storytelling in French in the library. Teacher training on children´s literature.
3.2.3 Cultural programs
FAMILY, TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS Participation of teachers and families in municipal library cultural programs: Poetry recitals, storytelling Marathon, etc. Participation of librarians in school activities: storytelling, etc. Sharing an activity cost: for exemple the visit of an illustrator, writer, etc. to the library and the school. Student´s participation in different contests “My Favourite Book” and the “Spring Poetry exhibition”.
3.2.4 Digital Literacy Services in municipal libraries
TrainingGeneral training (basic level) Courses in computer literacy (40 h.) Courses in Internet literacy (20 h.) 1 ITC workshop (2 h.)
Training for vulnerable groups, content is tailored to individual needs, (workshop once a week) Elderly people Inmigrants Unemployed Women
3.3 PROGRAM SPONSORSHIP Program cost ……………………… 68.000€ City Hall Huesca 3% 1% 12% Urban European program: 50% Cooperation program France-Spain 35% Provincial goverment Others
4. SOME USEFUL INFORMATIONPublic libraries: Huesca Municipal libraries: www.huesca.es/areas/bibliotecas Aragon public libraries network: www.redbibliotecasaragon.es Ministry of Culture: www.bibliotecaspublicas.esSchool libraries: Aragon School libraries program: www.bibliotecasescolaresaragon.es Ministry of Education: www.educacion.gob.es/portada.htmlResources: Reading resources: www.sol-e.com Reading for schools: www.plec.es Digital school library: www.bibliotecaescolardigital.es Reading and ITC experiences : www.leer.esWe are on social networks
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