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  1. 1. Community Outreach Services<br />John Q. Student<br />
  2. 2. Mission Statement<br />To create relevant library services for Adult Learners, Adult New Readers, and Persons with Disabilities<br />To develop closer relationships between Carriage Public Library and community groups <br />To implement outreach programs in the surrounding communities<br />To provide staff training<br />
  3. 3. About the Library<br />Consists of 10 libraries <br />Four central libraries with in-depth collections<br />Six neighborhood branch libraries<br />Bookmobile<br />Digital library<br />
  4. 4. Special Events & Programs<br />Deaf History Month: May<br />National Literacy Month: September<br />
  5. 5. Branch Libraries<br />Bayview Branch<br />Kent Road Branch <br />Milford University Branch <br />Morningside Branch <br />Weeping Log River Branch<br />Wilderness Beach Branch<br />
  6. 6. Community Outreach Programs<br />Adult literacy<br />Correctional facilities<br />Elderly adults & nursing homes<br />English as a Second Language (ESL)<br />Persons with disabilities<br />Persons without homes<br />Senior citizens<br />
  7. 7. Volunteering Guidelines<br />Previous experience is not necessary <br />Mandatory health screening<br />Must complete initial volunteer training<br />Must be available for at least nine months after training<br />Must volunteer at least twice a week for four hours each week<br />Be available to train other volunteers<br />
  8. 8. Volunteer Opportunities<br />Literacy Tutors<br />Computer Instructors<br />Children’s Hour Story Tellers<br />After-school story hour<br />Bookmobile story hour<br />