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  1. Impact on Literacy and Education

    Libraries are important for early literacy and partnering with all levels of education. Early Literacy and Education Educational Role of the Library Essential Component of Educational System Impact on Reading and Literacy Literacy Improvements Provider of ...

    admin - 08/01/2012 - 13:24 - Libraries Matter

  2. Impact on Community Development

    Libraries are open to all and create a common bond to all living in a community. Building a Strong and Vibrant Community Connecting People and Ideas Create and Strengthen Communities Development of Community Identity Enrichment by Personal Learning and Re ...

    admin - 08/01/2012 - 13:24 - Libraries Matter

  3. Economic Impact of Libraries

    Libraries have a large impact on the local economy and workforce development through the provision of a variety of classes and resources. Business Development General Economic Impact Job Creation Return on Investment (ROI) Job Creation ...

    admin - 08/01/2012 - 13:22 - Libraries Matter

  4. children exposed to library outreach literacy training in preschool demonstrate more emergent literacy behaviors

    The results of the present study indicate that children who have been exposed to a library outreach literacy training in preschool demonstrate a greater number of emergent literacy behaviors and pre-reading skills and read significantly more words correct ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:11 - Libraries Matter

  5. children need high-quality language and literacy environments

    A 1998 report, Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children, conducted by the National Research Council, concluded that “preschool children need high-quality language and literacy environments in their homes and in out-of-home settings. The public li ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:12 - Libraries Matter

  6. public libraries offer positive literacy environments to children

    Although public libraries do not have the same day-to-day influence on young children as their daycare centers or homes, they offer positive literacy environments and nurturing settings that prepare preschool children for more structured learning situatio ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:14 - Libraries Matter

  7. By providing access to resources, libraries help children build early literacy skills

    By providing access to both print and nonprint resources, libraries can help children build their early literacy skills while enabling them to become familiar with the tools they will most likely be using in school. First Day of Class: The Public Library& ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:22 - Libraries Matter

  8. Library Programs are Excellent Strategies for School Readiness

    Library-based and –run lap-sitting programs, toddler times, preschool story times, adult literacy programs, access to educational video games, and general family programs are all excellent strategies for contributing to school readiness development. First ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:15 - Libraries Matter

  9. Libraries Improve Chidlren's Comprehension Skills, Language Development, and Creativity

    Children have further opportunities to improve comprehension skills, accelerate language development, and evoke creativity through extension activities, such as art, drawing, and cooking; large motor activities, such as dancing, parachute games, and obsta ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 14:17 - Libraries Matter

  10. Libraries are an ideal place to take on deficiencies in school readiness

    As libraries traditionally serve a wide spectrum of socioeconomic groups, they are in an ideal place to take on deficiencies in school readiness connected to low income and cultural differences. First Day of Class: The Public Library's Role in " ...

    admin - 03/19/2012 - 13:48 - Libraries Matter

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