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Webinar Presentation

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Webinar Presentation

  1. 1. Latino Outreach in the Library
  2. 2. Bilingual Coordinator <ul><li>Project Empecemos II (Let’s Begin) Grant </li></ul><ul><li>Serve as liaison between the Latino Community, the Schools, and the Library. </li></ul><ul><li>Bilingual Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Order Spanish materials for Judy Center and Library </li></ul><ul><li>Translate written documents into Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Assist Spanish speaking public in finding material and translation </li></ul><ul><li>Latino Outreach Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Create events for the Latino Community and their families </li></ul>
  3. 3. Bilingual Storytelling <ul><li>Judy Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bester Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winter St. Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eastern Elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>4 branches in the Washington County Library System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boonsboro </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smithsburg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Williamsport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Hispanic Heritage Day <ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Disc Jockey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tambores Group (Venezuelan drummers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bolivian Dancers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mexican Quintet </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Hispanic Heritage Day Cont’ <ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salsa Dance Lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face Painting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Craft </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bilingual Storytelling </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Food </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Donations from local Grocery Stores and Latino Restaurants </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. ESL Presentations <ul><li>Presentations were held at Hagerstown Community College. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration of online data base (Grolier and La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre) </li></ul><ul><li>Library brochures and applications, children’s programs offered in the children’s department. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ELL Tour of Library <ul><li>Western Heights Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Middle School </li></ul>
  8. 8. Computer Classes in Espa ñ ol Basic Computer and Internet Classes in Spanish Days : Mondays and Wednesdays Time : 6:00PM-8:00PM Place : Washington County Free Library (Computer Lab) *Children ages 8-12 are also welcome to sign-up. This class is made possible by Rubiano Betancur and The Washington County Free Library. These classes are free. Please call 301-739-3250 x190 to sign-up. Classes begin September 14, 2009 6-week session
  9. 9. Computer Classes
  10. 10. Spanish Material Children’s books, dvd’s, and cd’s only
  11. 11. Websites <ul><li>www.colorincolorado.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.criticasmagazine.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.hispanictrending.net </li></ul><ul><li>www.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.amazon.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.borders.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.barnesandnoble.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.welovespanish.com </li></ul>
  12. 12. Latino Family Day <ul><li>Activities: </li></ul><ul><li>-DJ </li></ul><ul><li>-Face Painting </li></ul><ul><li>-Free giveaways </li></ul><ul><li>-Hula Hoop Contest </li></ul><ul><li>-Snacks </li></ul><ul><li>-Storytelling </li></ul>
  13. 13. Outreach Tips <ul><li>Visit Latino grocery stores </li></ul><ul><li>Attend events in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Create an Outreach Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Generate a list of contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Make a list of Spanish material </li></ul>

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