Category Archives: Early Learning

Innovative Programming: Wee Read West at Charlotte Mecklenburg

This was originally published on the State Library of North Carolina blog. Emily Nanney, Children’s Services Coordinator at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, was interviewed for this post. About the program Wee Read West is a year round reading program for children from … Continue reading

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Growing an Early Literacy Initiative in Wisconsin

By Tessa Michaelson Schmidt Public Library Youth and Special Services Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Early literacy reading programs have deep roots in Wisconsin public libraries; librarians have been offering story times for young children for decades. In 2013, an … Continue reading

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Children’s Museum of Manhattan Launches Early Childhood Health Curriculum Approved by the National Institutes of Health

Ed. Note: This blog was originally posted on To view the original post, click here. By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the federal agency that supports the nation’s libraries and museums. The agency manages … Continue reading

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