عنوان مقاله [English]
Background: Reading books provides children with joy of curiosity satisfaction, discover the unknown, continuous and informal learning, and experience things which are impossible in the real world. Libraries can donate them this joy, by furnishing suitable references and in addition helps them to practice social relations by creating opportunities to read together.
Purpose: The main goal of this research is "Survey on role of House of Librarians for the Promotion of Reading among Children and Young People's Reading Circle children, in providing an atmosphere for group reading". The secondary goals of this research are how to perform child-based creative reading in Reading Circles, role of Reading Circles in developing Life Skills, role of Reading Circle in developing critical cerebration among the members and its role in discovering and realizing children information needing
Method: The approach of this research was qualitative and its method was case study. In this research, Reading Circle (a side program of Librarian House) was selected and its different discovery aspects were studied. We collected data, based on a group interview and observation.
Findings: Reading Circles, by implementing various reading programs, reading aloud, discuss, games, making handicrafts, performances, etc. makes reading pleasant and social for children. In Reading Circles, reading is creative and Child-Based; Child is not a passive listener and has an active role in reading himself.
Results: Children develop and improve their social Life Skills by taking part in Reading Circles. They train their critical reasoning in the discussions that are held after or during reading books with each other or with their teacher. An atmosphere without educational environment laws provides children to bring up their questions freely and without fear among their peers and teachers and consequentially find an answer in partnership of group members and their teacher.
Implications: Content producers (digital, print and audio-visual) can use many of children information needs that arouse during members discussions in order to produce suitable resources.
Value/Originality: Experience report of Reading Circle and reading in social process in a format that is usable for other researchers is rare in literature. Also, it may be a starting point a new field for other researches.