Category Archives: Grants to State Library Administrative Agencies

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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State Library Guidebook: Support for Digital Literacy in Public Libraries

Ed note: This blog was originally posted on WebJunction. You can find the original blog post here.  This digital literacy guidebook was created under a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and is designed for state libraries … Continue reading

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Library Helps Local Businesses

By Donna Olson Information Specialist, Howell Carnegie District Library Howell Carnegie District Library in Howell, Michigan, was typical of many public libraries, struggling from the poor economy before we decided to infiltrate our business community on the grassroots level. Like many … Continue reading

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Piggy Bank Tales: Teaching Children how to Manage Money

By Linda Filkosky District Library Consultant, Altoona District Libraries Funding from the IMLS Grants to States program has given librarians in the Altoona District of Pennsylvania and throughout the state a great opportunity to use their personal connections with parents, grandparents, caregivers, … Continue reading

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