Developing South Korean Model of Small Library Program Service as Learning Resource for Rural Community in Malang, Indonesia
The South Korean model of small library is a new model of non-formal education which strives to achieve a balanced regional education, providing holistic educational programs as the learning resource center. This service is managed by public support and participation. Such programs to improve the capability of searching for books or information needed, developing literary skills, creativity, integrity, and environmental awareness were developed and implemented for children as individuals, while mobile library and village bulletin distribution programs were implemented to accommodate the needs of the community. The other program of 18 National Character Values was implemented to support the surrounding schools. Results from the individual, society, and scholastic programs were indicated that these programs are suitable to be implemented in Indonesian rural areas.