Thursday, October 30, 2008

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Infopeople Workshop

Service to Homeschooling Families
Instructor: Adrienne Furness
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there were well over one million children being homeschooled in the United States in 2003, a number that has continued to rise. Studies show that a majority of homeschoolers use libraries as their primary source of learning materials, and homeschoolers are among libraries' heaviest borrowers. Still, few libraries offer specialized services to this high-need population; many libraries don't know where to start.

Statistics, Philosophies & Trends, Laws & Organizations in California
Creating Programs - Removing barriers - Creating a Collection and Evaluating Resources

Dec 4: San Francisco Public Library
Jan 12: Solano County Library, Fairfield
Jan 14: Buena Park Library District
Jan 15: San Diego County Library Headquarters
Mar 9: Los Angeles Public Library
Mar 11: Santa Maria Public Library
Apr 6: San Jose, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Apr 8: Fresno Woodward Park Library

For information about training, or using materials found on the Infopeople website
, please contact the Infopeople Project Assistant by email or at 650-578-9685.

All Infopeople workshops are open to all members of the California library community. This includes those who are working in any California library (academic, public, school, or special), in any California cooperative library system, or in any California library organization. It also includes California library school students, trustees, and volunteers, as well as library consultants, self-employed or unemployed librarians, and information professionals working in California.

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