Summary of librarians report for Dec 2021 with statistics of patronage #Ghana

The three librarians all reported that attendance to the respective community libraries for the last month of 2021 was better. From the Sumbrungu Community Library, the librarians reported that patronage to the library was very encouraging for the first and second weeks as a result of the ongoing promotional exams within those weeks, students used the library for revisions toward their exams. Group reading, storytelling and spelling competition were the activities of the month. The librarians read the story of Maria’s Wish and Kente for a King with patrons. Each of this story books were discussed after reading and then questions and answers. On storytelling the librarians shared the story of the Birth of Jesus Christ and the wonderful things that happened during his birth, the story was retold by Charlotte Thorde. The librarians again reported about inadequate furniture and text books for both basic and Senior High schools and then also more African story books and games.

The Sherigu Community Library Librarian, Miss Cecilia Adombila reported that patronage to the library for the first and second week was good. Third week attendance was also good than the last week of the month patronage. The activities for the month included; group reading, individual studies, cleanup exercises and games. She read in groups with patrons the story of David Day at the Mine, Maria’s Wish, All About Ama and Little Stories for Little Ears. On other issues, Miss Cecilia Adombila expressed her sincere appreciations to CESRUD/FAVL board for all her monthly allowances and Christmas bonuses she has received since she took over as a librarian up to date, she was also grateful to the director, the coordinator and her fellow librarians for all the training and support given her during her work as the librarian. She indicated in her report again that she will be quitting her job as a librarian to go for further studies come January 2022.

From the Gowrie-Kunkua community library, the librarian reported that patronage was very good. Activities of the month included, individual reading, group reading, games among others.