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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Family Literacy at a Food Pantry

 Webinar / Last Modified: 25 November 2015

In this webinar, learn how Cazenovia Public Library operates learning-focused programs for the whole family at a local food pantry.

Supercharged Storytimes Expands to Five States

 News / Last Modified: 13 October 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 ...

New Course: Serving Library Users on the Autism Spectrum

 News / Last Modified: 23 September 2015

Whether you knew it at the time or not, you have likely interacted with or assisted a library user with autism, as it is the fastest growing disability according to Autism Speaks, a national autism advocacy organization. A new online course, designed...

Storytime Underground: A Peer-Created Community

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 September 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...