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Early learning creates a foundation for lifelong learning; no other time in human development presents such a rich opportunity to build that foundation. Libraries offer a chance to create a supportive environment and fun programs that support early learning and literacy. Explore topics related to services to children including programming, early literacy, summer reading, and collection development.

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Supercharged Storytimes Expands to Five States

 News / Last Modified: 29 July 2015

Organic. Infectious. Creative. Intentional. These are some of the words we’ve heard participants and partners alike use to describe Supercharged Storytimes ―the empowering approach to storytime planning and delivery established by the Project VIEWS2 ...

Storytime Underground: A Peer-Created Community

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 July 2015

In this webinar, learn about Storytime Underground, a free and open online community for storytime providers everywhere to connect, share, and learn new skills.

Poem for Charleston Five Year Old

 News / Last Modified: 27 June 2015

With the tragic shooting this week in Charleston, many of us were left wondering what we can do, as individuals, and as libraries, to respond. Suzi Wackerbarth, a children's librarian at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, posted what she did, to the...

Enhance Summer Reading with these Great Resources

 News / Last Modified: 24 June 2015

OCLC has collaborated with a number of WorldCat partners—including DOGObooks—to give librarians a free, easy way to enhance their planned summer reading programs with an online social component.

For children and young adults: DOGObooks.com, th...

Project L.I.F.T. (Literacy Involves Families Together)

 Document / Last Modified: 26 May 2015

Links to fact sheets and program templates from Project L.I.F.T., a Pima Public Library (Tucson, AZ) family literacy outreach program for teen parents in Tucson and Pima County which aims bring reading and reading-related activities into the daily li...