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Libraries For The 21st Century: It’s A Family Thing

Libraries For The 21st Century: It’s A Family Thing

By Southold | Uncategorized

Food For Thought

The Public Library Association (PLA) has partnered with the Harvard Family Research Project exploring family engagement in children’s learning through libraries. They have published a report entitled:

Public Libraries – A Vital Space for Family Engagement

  • For families, family engagement is about the knowledge, attitudes, values, and behaviors that enable children to be motivated, enthusiastic, and successful learners.
  • For schools and libraries, family engagement means respectful partnerships that offer the information, guidance, and opportunities for families to be active in their children’s learning and development.

Interested in reading the report? We have a copy in the library for you.
You can also read it here online