Find and contact organisations that donate books

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Through the efforts of many Neighbours over the past 18 months Garden Library has received many donated books! The library has the capacity to hold over 4000 books however right now the library holds 500 books. We have empty shelves! The Library needs more books!

Volunteers are needed to keep searching for organisations that can help with donating books. A document- LIST OF DONOR BOOKS appears in the Resources section for a list of organisations to follow up. We need books for young children from 5 years of age up to young adults of 22-24 years of age. General reading books and some useful, current text books are great too. English language books are required.

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Mulenga- that is awesome news that the books have arrived!! I'm sure it will make Mary very happy when she hears about it. David said he's work on the questionnaire so hopefully soon you can collect some basic information on what the youth who use the library would like to see and read. It's also fabulous to read that your work is having an impact on others in your community. How is the inernet cafe coming along?
Carolyn

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User Profile Area of interest • how to get a job • how to develop my skills / how to eradicate poverty • sex / how to find a good husband/wife • history of Zambia/ my tribe • games . User status • Primary school. • Secondary school • not going to school Gender • Male • Female Age • Bellow 10 • Between 11-15 • Between 16-20 • Above 21 How long have you been using the library? • 1-2yrs • 3-5yrs • 6+ yrs Library usage a. How often do you visit the library? • Very frequently (daily) • Frequently (over 2 visits/week) • Occasionally (a few times a month) • Rarely (a few times a semester) • Never How did you get to know about services in the library? • Through a friend • Through library user education • Others (specify) SECTION B - Services Use the following points, 1 (low) to 5 (high) to rate the following; a. How important are the following services to you? POINTS 1 2 3 4 5 SERVICES Opening hours meet my needs Recommended materials acquired promptly Books and journals are reshelf quickly Library staff are ready available to provide assistance and respond in a timely manner Library staff are polite and friendly Library staff is knowledgeable and answer enquiries accurately and clearly. Library orientation/ courses/ workshops meet my needs. catalogue provides clear and useful information Access to internet Reading space Discussion rooms Photocopying b. How has the library performed on the following services? POINTS 1 2 3 4 5 SERVICES Opening hours meet my needs Recommended materials are acquired promptly Books and journals are reshelf quickly Library staff are ready available to provide assistance and respond in a timely manner Library staff are polite and friendly Library staff is knowledgeable and answer enquiries accurately and clearly. Library orientation/ courses/ workshops meet my needs. Access to internet Reading space Discussion rooms Photocopying Comments/ suggestions SECTION C USE OF INFORMATION SOURCES a. How important are these resources? POINTS 1 2 3 4 5 INFORMATION SOURCES Journals Audio-visual materials Books Electronic databases b. How has the library performed in offering these services? POINTS 1 2 3 4 5 INFORMATION SOURCES Journals Audio-visual materials Books Electronic databases Comments/ suggestions c. How often have you used the following information resource? INTERVAL daily weekly monthly A few times never INFORMATION RESOURCES Printed books Printed journals Audio visual materials Database (full-text, abstract and indexes) E-journals E-books E-news With this test you will be able to see what your people value and how you are doing or what they value and what you are not doing. Since you are not proving anything to anyone you many not use professional instruments to analyze the data. Remember i designed this for university students. You may have to change the wording, simplify or use mother language. David [teaser] => Mulenga i am currently working on the same "thing" (questionnaire on user information needs assessment) for the University of Namibia in fullfilment of MA requirements. I have just copied and pasted the part that i think will work for you but still you may need to do away with some things you think will not help you. I have just copied and pasted. I do not know if there is a better way to do it. 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Mulenga i am currently working on the same "thing" (questionnaire on user information needs assessment) for the University of Namibia in fullfilment of MA requirements. I have just copied and pasted the part that i think will work for you but still you may need to do away with some things you think will not help you.

I have just copied and pasted. I do not know if there is a better way to do it.

Market Research. The purpose is to establish users’ perception of library services. Please kindly answer the questions by marking an appropriate box. Responses are kept confidential.

SECTION A

1. User Profile
Area of interest
• how to get a job
• how to develop my skills / how to eradicate poverty
• sex / how to find a good husband/wife
• history of Zambia/ my tribe
• games

. User status
• Primary school.
• Secondary school
• not going to school
Gender
• Male
• Female
Age
• Bellow 10
• Between 11-15
• Between 16-20
• Above 21

How long have you been using the library?
• 1-2yrs
• 3-5yrs
• 6+ yrs
Library usage
a. How often do you visit the library?
• Very frequently (daily)
• Frequently (over 2 visits/week)
• Occasionally (a few times a month)
• Rarely (a few times a semester)
• Never

How did you get to know about services in the library?
• Through a friend
• Through library user education
• Others (specify)

SECTION B - Services

Use the following points, 1 (low) to 5 (high) to rate the following;

a. How important are the following services to you?
POINTS
1 2 3 4 5
SERVICES
Opening hours meet my needs
Recommended materials acquired promptly
Books and journals are reshelf quickly
Library staff are ready available to provide assistance and respond in a timely manner
Library staff are polite and friendly
Library staff is knowledgeable and answer enquiries accurately and clearly.
Library orientation/ courses/ workshops meet my needs.
catalogue provides clear and useful information
Access to internet
Reading space
Discussion rooms
Photocopying

b. How has the library performed on the following services?
POINTS
1 2 3 4 5
SERVICES
Opening hours meet my needs
Recommended materials are acquired promptly
Books and journals are reshelf quickly
Library staff are ready available to provide assistance and respond in a timely manner
Library staff are polite and friendly
Library staff is knowledgeable and answer enquiries accurately and clearly.
Library orientation/ courses/ workshops meet my needs.
Access to internet
Reading space
Discussion rooms
Photocopying

Comments/ suggestions

SECTION C USE OF INFORMATION SOURCES

a. How important are these resources?
POINTS
1 2 3 4 5

INFORMATION SOURCES
Journals
Audio-visual materials
Books
Electronic databases

b. How has the library performed in offering these services?
POINTS
1 2 3 4 5

INFORMATION SOURCES
Journals
Audio-visual materials
Books
Electronic databases

Comments/ suggestions

c. How often have you used the following information resource?
INTERVAL
daily weekly monthly A few times never
INFORMATION RESOURCES
Printed books
Printed journals
Audio visual materials
Database (full-text, abstract and indexes)
E-journals
E-books
E-news

With this test you will be able to see what your people value and how you are doing or what they value and what you are not doing. Since you are not proving anything to anyone you many not use professional instruments to analyze the data. Remember i designed this for university students. You may have to change the wording, simplify or use mother language.

David

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David and Carolyn,

Thank very much for the questionaire.Unfortunately I can not print from the internet cafe I am using today.I will surely have a copy by Wednesday next week.

Carolyn at the moment the internet cafe could have been operational but for two things,the first one being that I am awaiting for a feedback from the Essent team on how far the have gone with the task they took on,and that is one of the reason I have failed to post anything on this task for quite sometime now.
The other thing is that we were due to hold a fundraising activity to help us raise funds for the payment of service charges to the internet service provider for the first three months, as we have projected very little income during this period, but because of the national mourning we had this activity has been moved to 28th November.More news about this event later.
apart from these two issues all is set for the internet cafe to start.

Have a nice weekend,

Mulenga

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Thanks Mulenga. I feel for you but keep focused. Wish you the best!
David

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Hi David,

I am now fully recoverded and the good news is that I have managed to download your
questionaire-Carloyn's vision and in the coming weeks we will be working on it.

Thanks a million and be assured i will keep focused no matter how tough the going will get.

Mulenga

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Hi David- what a great start! It will definitely give Mulenga an idea on where to start and identify areas where information about the users is needed.
For simplicity I have put the questionnaire into a Word document. I hope everyone can open it. I could not find where Wikipedia has disappeared to on this new website! Never mind..at least in Word we can visualise the survey. I would suggest simplifying the language. I would be happy to continue formatting it once everyone has had a chance to work on the questions. Mulenga- you could print off the final survey document and have it available for the youth to complete at the library.

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Hi everyone, just an update: after some difficulty I have finally managed to transfer USD107 to B.I.G and also requested some reference books for teenagers, and some reading books for 5-10 year olds.
I hope that these books will be delivered within the next 2 motnhs!Fingers crossed.

Mulenga- tell us how the fundraising event went!

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Hi Carolyn and everyone,

It is great to learn that funds for the shipment of books has been finally sent.The amount may
seem small but i assure everyone that the books to be received will be used to the maximum
benefit of the children here.

Talking about our fund-raising event.The turnout was not as we had expected,but the mere fact
the the children were able to keep the audience that turned out on the edge of their seats and
clapping from the start to the end speaks volumes of what our project is able to attain.The venue
of our performance,Alliance Francais De lusaka, is of the highly respected places in our city.

we are only remaining with about days before the event,Sport and Education Tour,starts in
Livingstone,our tourist capital and the home of the famous Victoria falls.We did manage to raise
only a fifth of the required K2.5 million(about $500).

thank you everyone for the support and help you continue to give us.

Mulenga

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Hi everyone I heard from BIG today and they have just packed 3 boxes of books with the help of some volunteers and these books are now on their way to the Garden library. They will be there in 6 weeks time.
Great photo's Mulenga!! Hope the trip to Victoria Falls goes really well. Send us some pictures!
Carolyn

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Hi Carolyn and Everyone,

Thanks for the news.This will be a great new year's gift to the guys.Do have any
idea as to how many books are in each box.

The trip to Livingstone did take place.We are very grateful to everyone for the support
and encouragement you gave us.

As I write the guys are still in Livingstone,I had to rush back as I had to write my French
exams.I will surely send some photos from the trip when the guys come back with he camera.

Now that the trip is over,the cafe is next.Come next Monday the equipment will be installed.

Mulenga

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Hello everyone,

I am a bearer of great news. The long awaited books are in.
We have received 3 boxes of books and these books total to 91.
The are great books and the guys here love them.
The total number of books in stock now amount to 515 books.
Thank you so much everyone for your support.

Mulenga

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That is terrific news Mulenga ! I'll let Steve at B.I.G know they have arrived and I'm sure they'd appreciate a couple of photgraphs of the books in the library :)

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Here are a couple of photos of the Garden Library and the books donated by Books International Goodwill.
A few more appear in the Gallery section too. Great photo's Mulenga- the kids look like they're having fun!

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Hi Mulenga, my little friend Garren turned 13 today so he has decided to donate some of his old books to Garden library. The books are mainly for the younger kids- say around 4-8yrs old. He has also donated his collection of Kids Science magazines that is produced by the peak Australian research and scientific organisation CSIRO. They are are a great resource for the older kids(8-12) as they are full of scientific facts about everything and good for school projects.
I have donated the postage and they have been sent today via Airmail so hopefully will reach you within 2weeks. Picture attached!
Carolyn

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Hello Carolyn,

Thank very much to your young friend Garren for the books and of course to you for the postage. we have also just received about 20 more books this week.Our Library collection is slowly increasing.

I just had some correspondence from BIG Books, in which they adviced that they have increased the number of books in their packaging.Perhaps we can do like we did the other time,raise something like $200 for some more books.

Waiting for the books.

Mulenga

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