New to Every Child Ready to Read?

ECRR2 logoEvery Child Ready to Read (ECRR), a national parent/caregiver outreach initiative, empowers public library workers to share early literacy knowledge with the caring adults in young children's lives. It was first rolled out in 2004, and is very familiar to children's services specialists. But what if you're a new children's librarian or specialist and you're hearing about ECRR for the first time? You've come to the right place!

Building Resilient Learners: Summer Institute at the Schoenbaum Family Center, Columbus

The Schoenbaum Family Center extends an invitation to all local librarians to spend an informative and important day at the Schoenbaum Family Center and Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy’s inaugural Summer Institute at The Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus on Friday, June 15, 2018, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.   

Early Childhood Literacy certificate program

Library Juice Academy is offering an online Early Childhood Literacy Certificate program for library staff at any level.
 
Whether you work directly with children in the library, or want to learn more about early literacy to help you better serve your community, this certificate program offers key information on child development and early literacy and activities to put it into practice in your own situations and environments. It is designed for staff in public and school libraries to add to your knowledge and as a means of recognition of knowledge in this area.

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