Staff Engagement Sparks Family Engagement
Jun 11
Blog

Libraries Family Engagement Global Capacity Building

Staff Engagement Sparks Family Engagement

Diane Banks describes Toronto Public Library’s process for developing a family engagement strategy.

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Design Thinking with Dads
Mar 28
Blog

Libraries Family Engagement

Design Thinking with Dads

Elizabeth Atack and Klem-Mari Cajigas from Nashville Public Library share how they use design thinking to transform and reimagine family literacy for incarcerated fathers.

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Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM
Jan 21
Policy Brief

Libraries Family Engagement Policy Research

Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM

In this policy brief, we examine and provide examples of the ways that public libraries have become invaluable partners in supporting family STEM learning.

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Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM
Jan 21
Video

Libraries Family Engagement Policy Research

Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM

Want to hear about the key findings from our policy brief, "Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM?" Check out this highlight video.

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Learning from Library Leaders: Strategies for Coaching and Consulting
Jul 24
Blog

Libraries Capacity Building

Learning from Library Leaders: Strategies for Coaching and Consulting

Sharon Morris of the Colorado State Library shares her ideas about the art of consulting to create change. 

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Leading Family Engagement in Early Learning:  A Supplemental Guide
Jul 3
Research Publication

Family Engagement Libraries Research Capacity Building

Leading Family Engagement in Early Learning: A Supplemental Guide

This guide, building on a recent policy brief, examines best practices for family engagement in a variety of spaces, from public libraries to schools.

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New Ideas for Libraries to Engage Families and Youth
Jun 11
Blog

Libraries Research

New Ideas for Libraries to Engage Families and Youth

Learn how libraries are engaging families with school-age children to learn together, explore cultural topics, and find resources to plan for their future.

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Seven Research-Based Ways Families Promote Early Literacy
Apr 29
Infographic

Early Childhood Education Libraries Research

Seven Research-Based Ways Families Promote Early Literacy

Families, schools, communities, and libraries work together to promote strong literacy pathways for children.

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Designing a Public Library For and With Families
Apr 3
Blog

Family Engagement Libraries

Designing a Public Library For and With Families

This post looks at how design influences families’ ability to work together in the library. Learn strategies for re-envisioning library spaces from architect Jeffrey Hoover.

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Arms of different people holding up light bulbs, like ideas
Feb 15
Blog

Afterschool Libraries Policy

Leadership for Our Children

In celebration of Presidents’ Day, we highlight the ways leaders raise up, reach out, reimagine, relate, and reinforce when engaging with families.

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