Molistar (Mobile Library And Storytelling Activity On The Road): Implementation Of Fun Reading For Children To Encourage Reading Interest In Nanggerang Village

Anissa Faradilla, Retta Farah Pramesti, Muhammad Ihsan


Reading interest in Indonesia ranks 60 out of 61 countries in the world based on the study of Central Connecticut State University in 2016. When the researchers conducted observations to one of the schools in Indonesia are located in Nanggerang Village at Sumedang called Neglasari elementary school found that as many as 25% of children never come to the library, 0% of the children often come to the library, about 11.25% of children have books at home, and 100% of children like fairy tales. It is associated with children's interest that must be improved. Molistar (Mobile Library and Storytelling Activity on the Road) is a program that aims to encourage children's interest in reading. There are two forms of execution: 1)Storytelling Class 2)Read with fun that consists of the activities of the fabled 'Magic Book', borrowing books, read together, and sing the song 'Ada buku di rumahku'. The mobile library made from a cart, painted with colorful, can move from one location to another is made in order to attract the attention of children. Data collected through observation, interviews, questionnaires, and then conducted a descriptive analysis documentation. The goal of this research is students aged 9-10 years or are in the concrete operational stage of development as many as 39 students. Molistar apply the principles of operant conditioning is to give positive reinforcement is used to strengthen the reading habit behavior by providing a variety of activities that are preferred or desired by the child. The results showed that operant conditioning with positive reinforcement in children Neglasari elementary school can encourage reading and strengthening reading habits of behavior through various forms of storytelling activities. Molistar able to encourage children's interest in reading that is 41% of children have high interest and another 51% had moderate interest in reading.

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