Managing Children's Services in the Public Library

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Libraries Unlimited, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 218 pages
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This practical guide for planning and implementing children's services has been completely updated and revised, reflecting the enormous changes in our society and the library profession. Organized along the same lines as the first edition, the book covers management within the department, the relationship between the children's department and the larger institution, and community relations. Fasick addresses topics ranging from service plans, goals and objectives, policies, and procedures to special events, emergencies, budgets, funding efforts, staff, patrons, communication, and public relations. This revised edition contains new material on writing grant proposals, fund-raising, staff recruitment and training, organizing Internet services, and planning a Web site. Sections on services to homeschoolers, self-care children, and disabled persons have also been expanded. An indispensable professional guide for children's librarians, this book can also be used as a text in library and information studi

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Since the first edition of this title (Professional Reading, LJ 11/1/91), changes have taken place in children's services, library science, and our world. With this new release, Fasick (information ... Read full review


1Planning a Program of Services
2Developing Tools to Meet Program Goals
3Developing Policies and Procedures

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