Presentations Slides: Susan Hildreth and Lee Rainie on Libraries, Children, and Families
Tomorrow (July 9, 2013) Susan Hildreth, Director of the Institute for Library and Information Services (IMLS) and Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project are scheduled to hold a webinar sponsored by WebJunction. Both speakers will discuss the recently released reports (see below) from both organizations about libraries, children, and the family.
Although the presentation will not take place until 2pm EDST tomorrow (Tuesday)slides from both presenters are already available online via the WebJunction web site.
You can access the slides here. (47 slides; PDF)
Hildreth’s presentation includes a call to action, guiding principles, and several examples of what libraries are doing to help promote reading by children.
Rainie’s slides offer “13 Key Takeaways from Pew Internet’s Libraries Research”.
Recently Released Reports
- New Report From IMLS: Highlights Roles of Libraries and Museums in Preparing Young Children for Success (June 20, 2013)
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