Escondido Library Literacy Services


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Escondido Library Literacy Services

  1. 1. Literacy Services Mission Statement “ In order to empower and connect our diverse community, we provide intergenerational literacy services that support the individual’s right to achieve.” Escondido Public Library Literacy Services
  2. 2. <ul><li>Josephine Jones- Director of Literacy Services </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>760-839-4219 </li></ul><ul><li>Myrna Montano – Literacy Services Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>760-839-4831 </li></ul><ul><li>Robin Wright Parker- Families for Literacy Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>760-839-4272 </li></ul>Escondido Public Library Literacy Services 238 S. Kalmia Street Escondido, CA 92025
  3. 3. Adult Literacy Services <ul><li>The Escondido Public Library Literacy Services offers free, confidential tutoring to English-speaking adults (18 years or older) to improve their reading, writing, math, and basic computer skills. Adults request literacy services from many different walks of life. We work with the goals of the adult in tailoring a program that will assist them in their life experiences. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Adult Literacy Services <ul><li>Small Group Instruction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Literacy Skill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GED </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Literacy Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Book discussion groups </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul>
  5. 5. Year of the Learner (YOL) September 2007
  6. 6. Small Group Instruction
  7. 7. Literacy Lab at the Annex <ul><li>Before After </li></ul>
  8. 8. ESL English as a Second Language <ul><li>Two weekly evening classes </li></ul><ul><li>Stressing speaking and listening skills </li></ul><ul><li>Self-paced environment </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to culture in the United States </li></ul>
  9. 9. One on One Tutoring
  10. 10. Senior Book Club
  11. 11. Workshops
  12. 12. Writer 2 Writer
  13. 13. Born to Read
  14. 14. Mobile Literacy Services <ul><li>The Bookmobile ! </li></ul>
  15. 15. History <ul><li>Since September 2002, the bookmobile has made appearances at local elementary schools and community events, serving the hard to reach population. </li></ul><ul><li>The artwork displayed on the bookmobile is from children’s books written and illustrated by Gerald McDermott. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Serves <ul><ul><li>… as a recognizable link between the community and the library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… adults and children who might not otherwise receive literacy or library services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Bookmobile is here to serve… </li></ul>
  17. 17. Provides <ul><ul><li>… schools not located near the Main or EVCC Branch Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… neighborhood groups in need of outreach service. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… community events, increasing service awareness among all residents </li></ul></ul>The Bookmobile provides one-stop literacy and library services to… During - Firestorm 2003
  18. 18. The Bookmobile has… <ul><ul><li>… served thousands of students and families in Escondido </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… partnered with community organizations such as </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neighborhood Porch, Escondido Union School District, YMCA, and Parks & Recreation </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Families for Literacy At the Branch EVB Literacy Open House November 29, 2007
  20. 20. Families For Literacy <ul><li>Early Literacy Lab </li></ul><ul><li>Early Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Series </li></ul><ul><li>Reading is Fundamental </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At the libraries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Off the Bookmobile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Pre-schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special events </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Early Literacy Lab <ul><li>Thank you Altrusa! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Early Literacy
  23. 24. Summer Series
  24. 25. Thanks to Friends of the Library!
  25. 26. FFL – Science
  26. 28. Operation: Literacy Cares Troops in Iraq
  27. 29. Welcome Home!!!!!
  28. 30. Workshops Reading, Writing, and Rhythm <ul><ul><li>Instrument making </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Songs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music-themed books </li></ul></ul>Uses music to teach literacy skills
  29. 31. Reading is Fundamental <ul><li>Reading is Fundamental </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10 Pre-Schools, one Head Start Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>650 kids, 3 books apiece! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Story time presentations </li></ul></ul></ul>
  30. 32. Youth Literacy <ul><li>Coming Soon </li></ul><ul><li>Youth Literacy + </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring Project </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipated launch date: </li></ul><ul><li>October 2008 </li></ul>