Program Pengembangan Minat Baca di Perpustakaan Kota Banjar Patroman


Introduction. This study focuses on the management of the Reading and Literacy Tourism program in the aspect of POAC (Planning, Organizing, Actuating, Controlling). The development of reading interest is an effort made to increase people's reading interest and habits, with the existence of a reading interest development program it can encourage an increase in people's reading interest. One of the roles to develop people's reading interest is the library. The City Library of Banjar Patroman has one program in an effort to develop interest in reading, especially for early childhood in PAUD, TK and RA in Banjar Patroman City. This activity is called Reading and Literacy Tourism which is carried out by traveling while reading books. Data Collection Methods. The research method used is descriptive qualitative method. Research data obtained through interviews, observation and document analysis. Data Analysis. The analysis uses several objects in the form of behavior, perception, motivation, action, and others holistically, and by means of description in the form of words and language, in a special natural context and by utilizing various natural methods. Results dan Discussion. The City Library of Banjar Patroman uses the planning concept that has been regulated in the Terms of Reference (KAK), then organizing there are 15 committee members who divided into 6 divisions, the implementation is carried out 2 times a week or 24 times a year and the implementation of thisĀ  activity is carried out during the Covid-19 pandemic with a limitation of 20 participants consisting of accompanying teachers and participants, supervision of this activity uses direct supervision, indirect supervision, internal control and external supervision. Conclusion. The results of this study indicate that the Banjar Patroman City Library in developing early childhood reading interest through Reading and Literacy Tourism activities in managing its activities using the POAC aspect.