Banner image for Compendium: News from Commonwealth Libraries with photo of Office of Commonselath Libraries building

The Reimagining School Readiness Toolkit is research based and created for librarians to help parents prepare children ages 0 to 8 for success in school and life. The toolkit includes a position paper, a promising practice guide, case studies and bookmarks, which contain tips for...

PA Forward Logo of Five Literacies

By Beth Cackowski Early childhood literacy has always been at the forefront of the mission of public libraries. We do a lot to foster that goal with educational programming, storytimes and collection building. Lately programs aimed specifically at preparing children for Kindergarten...