2013 Early Literacy Mini-Grant Report

 
Each library location that received a mini-grant must submit a *separate* report. This report is only for libraries that received a mini-grant for their 2013 Summer Reading Program OR 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

Please save your responses in a Word or other document BEFORE submitting them here so your data is secure. You will not receive an email confirmation.


Please DON'T FORGET! As a requirement of this grant, your library must provide copies of the receipts from your mini-grant purchases, including purchases with your matching funds. Please email to kazyaka_a@cde.state.co.us, fax to 303-866-6940, courier to C912, or mail to Colorado State Library, Attn: Ashley Kazyaka, 201 E Colfax Ave, Room 309, Denver, CO 80203.

The report and receipts are due September 18, 2013.

Contact Beth Crist at crist_b@cde.state.co.us or 303-866-6908 with any questions.

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1. Contact Information
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2. Describe results relevant to your Outcomes Based Evaluation (OBE) statement(s):
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3. How did you evaluate or measure your program outcomes?
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4. How did your library spend your mini-grant funds (such as board books, picture books, reading logs, activity sheets, etc)?
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5. How did you use the books and/or reading logs/activity sheets that you purchased with your mini-grant funds?
(Examples: added the books to our collection; highlighted the new books in displays or by reading them in storytimes; purchased or printed reading logs to launch our library's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program; etc.)
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6. How many children/families registered for your early literacy Summer Reading Programs or 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program? (For the 1,000 Books program, you can estimate the number that registered between June 1 and July 31.)
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7. How helpful was this grant to your library's Summer Reading Program or 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program?
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8. In relation to the Summer Reading Program or 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program, did your library:
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Provide outreach to daycare, parenting, or community programs?
Promote your program to your Early Childhood Council?
Establish new partnerships (preschool, Head Start, community organization, social service, daycare, or business sponsors/partners)?
Increase community visibility?
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9. Tell us about one of your community engagement activities:
10. Tell us some stories about your early literacy Summer Reading Program or 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at your library this summer.
(For example: comments from parents and children, events that you offered, a particularly successful partnership, etc.).
11. May we share your stories?
12. Please tell us how we can make this mini-grant program more successful and useful to your library in the future.