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A Review of “Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook”

A Review of “Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook” Journal of Access Services, 9:47–49, 2012 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1536-7967 print / 1536-7975 online DOI: 10.1080/15367967.2011.629938 Reviews and Remarks Carol Goodson, Column Editor Smallwood, C. (Ed.). (2010). Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. Whether you are looking for a new program to reach out to your commu- nity and add variety to your current library programming or whether you are interested in a new take on one of your existing programs, you will likely find what you need in this book. As stated in the title, Librarians as Commu- nity Partners is an outreach handbook. It is a compilation of 66 previously unpublished articles written by library professionals in both public and aca- demic settings. A wide range of programs are described, from information literacy workshops for senior citizens, to college library outreach programs for middle school students, to public library outreach in the form of story hours at the beach and town pools. Due to the variety of authors in this book, there is a corresponding variety in the writing styles. Though all authors were instructed to keep their articles brief and to the point, some articles http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal Of Access Services Taylor & Francis

A Review of “Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook”

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Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
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1536-7975
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Journal of Access Services, 9:47–49, 2012 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1536-7967 print / 1536-7975 online DOI: 10.1080/15367967.2011.629938 Reviews and Remarks Carol Goodson, Column Editor Smallwood, C. (Ed.). (2010). Librarians as Community Partners: An Outreach Handbook. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. Whether you are looking for a new program to reach out to your commu- nity and add variety to your current library programming or whether you are interested in a new take on one of your existing programs, you will likely find what you need in this book. As stated in the title, Librarians as Commu- nity Partners is an outreach handbook. It is a compilation of 66 previously unpublished articles written by library professionals in both public and aca- demic settings. A wide range of programs are described, from information literacy workshops for senior citizens, to college library outreach programs for middle school students, to public library outreach in the form of story hours at the beach and town pools. Due to the variety of authors in this book, there is a corresponding variety in the writing styles. Though all authors were instructed to keep their articles brief and to the point, some articles

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