Going to the dogs: One college library’s program to encourage reading literacy

Sarah Mailloux, Brad Matthies

Abstract

When the Casper College Library was approached by the Office of Student Financial Assistance to develop a reading literacy program, we jumped at the opportunity. The program had to give educational and meaningful job duties to work study students, while also supporting the mission of the college and library. Libraries have long championed reading literacy, so the programming choices were many. How should we plan a program that was innovative, fun, encouraged reading literacy, and would involve students at a largely commuter campus? The answer: we’ll go to the dogs.

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