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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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Program Idea: Homeschool Libratory

 News / Last Modified: 16 February 2017

A program for homeschooling families is something your library can do that is of great value to the community. It costs little. And it drives a lot of traffic and circulation. But best of all, we really look forward to this happy group of young patro...

Libraries Provide Much Needed Access to Nutrition in the Summer

 News / Last Modified: 14 February 2017

According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), 13.1 million children under 18 in the United States live in food-insecure households. And even as the number of children who qualify for free or reduced-price meals increases, according to the Foo...

Free Resources and Opportunities to Celebrate NASA @ My Library Events

 News / Last Modified: 06 February 2017

Celebrate the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery through upcoming national events and resources provided through the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net).

STAR_Net is a hands-on learning network for libraries and their communiti...