Bronwyn’s Library Blog

ALA Unveils New Web-Based Advocacy Tool

Posted by bronwynr on January 31, 2009

Listen up library advocates: the American Library Association has just unveiled a new Web-based resource that will help make the case that libraries make a difference in the lives of children and teens.

“Add It Up: Libraries Make the Difference in Youth Development and Education” is divided into three age groups: preschool, kindergarten to middle school, and teens, and it offers talking points, statistics to back them up, and links to the several important studies that show the impact of libraries on improving literacy skills and student achievement. more » » » 


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