SCHOOL LIBRARY AS TOOLS FOR INCULCATING AND ENHANCING READING CULTURE AMONG SCHOOL PUPILS IN GIWA LOCAL GOVERNMENT, KADUNA STATE
Maifata Nurudeen Muazu; Mohammed Abubakar Abdullahi (CLN) & Saidu, S. Ndagi (CLN)
The study investigate the roles of the school library in inculcating and enhancing their reading culture in three selected secondary school in Giwa local government Kaduna State. Survey research method was used and questionnaire was used as the instrument of collecting the required information from the schools libraries. The study revealed that in those libraries, they render Current Awareness Services, Translation Services, Reference Services, Story Telling, and Book Talk. The study also revealed that information resources and services are efficient and effective while there are some challenges such as; inadequate finds unqualified man power among others. Moreover, the research recommends the way forward by employing qualified staff, provision of adequacy funds, and extension of library hours.