Every Child Ready to Read: ECRR Outside the Library: Providing Meaningful Family-Focused Community Outreach

Kathleen Campana, J. Elizabeth Mills, Michelle H. Martin


Do you want to reach and support ALL families in your community, especially those who are underserved, but feel like you are not reaching them through your in-house programs and services?

Have you tried moving your programs and services out to community locations to reach these families where they are? In Project LOCAL (Library Outreach as a Community Anchor in Learning), an Institute of Museum and Library Services–funded National Leadership planning grant, we found that by moving programs out into the community and adapting them for particular settings, libraries are reaching families in many underserved communities. 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5860/cal.16.2.35


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