What Public Libraries Can Do: Strategies for Success
Want more information and ideas on how to help students succeed in school and to help parents, teachers, school librarians, and the community navigate Ohio's PreK-12 educational system? Explore tips, examples, and resources for each of these strategies:
- Assess your community's needs.
- Explore how your library programs support student learning.
- Explore how your library collections support student learning.
- Explore how your relationships with parents, caregivers, and educators support student learning.
And one more strategy: Never lose sight of the awesome power of reading for pleasure. The #1 way public librarians can support student learning is by continuing to offer a whole environment that promotes competency, comfort, and joy in reading. This includes our buildings, programs, collections, reference and reader's advisory help, outreach, displays, public relations, finding aids, and our friendly welcoming selves. Keep up the great work!