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Research and statistics to help advocates make the case for libraries at every stage of youth development and education.

Preschool (Age 0-5)

image representing preschool There is a positive and statistically significant relationship between children's services in public libraries and early reading success at school.
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Kindergarten-Middle School (Age 6-12)

image representing When the act of rreading extends beyond the schoolroom and becomes part of daily life, ongoing literacy is on its way to becoming a reality.
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High School (Age 13-18)

image representing high schoolIn an increasingly global, technological economy ... young people must also be able to work comfortably with people from other cultures, solve problems creatively, write and speak well, think in a multidisciplinary way, and evaluate information critically.
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