Category Archives: Early Learning

Interview: Georgia Public Library Service

IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012) and how they see the needs of library users in their states changing and evolving. This … Continue reading

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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 www.letsmove.gov. 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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