Thinking Money for Kids Program Kits Grantee Support Materials: Financial Education Resources


Thinking Money for All Kids: Diverse and Inclusive Reads to Teach Young People about Money

ALA and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation collaborated with a team of librarian advisors to develop a book list that eschews stereotypes and embraces diversity in telling stories and sharing skills related to personal finance and financial capability for children.

The guide highlights 40 recommended titles selected by a team of librarian advisors and includes sections on how to build a diverse financial education collection, program ideas, resources, and tips.

FREE DOWNLOAD: Get a PDF of the “Thinking Money for All Kids” guide

Financial Literacy in Public Libraries: A Guide for Building Collections: Introduction

This LibGuide was created by the ALA Office of Research & Evaluation, and funded by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

Resource Links

Continue your journey to provide financial education resources to your young patrons with these resources.

National Standards for Personal Financial Education (from the Jump$tart Coalition and the Council for Economic Education)

Financial Literacy Education in Libraries: Guidelines and Best Practices for Service

Council for Economic Education

Jump$tart Coalition

Next Gen Personal Finance

“Kids and Money,” module of the Smart Investing professional development courses for librarians

Project READY: Reimagining Equity & Access for Diverse Youth