The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is seeking your stories of successful community partnerships for a 2013 policy report on the role of early learning in public libraries. Your stories are paramount to this report's success, no matter the size of your library or the scale of your partnerships. ALSC's Early Childhood Programs & Services Committee invites you to lend your voice to our nation's youngest learners at this critical time for early childhood programs and services. Please follow this survey link to share your stories with IMLS by Monday, 11/19/12:
On behalf of our nation's little ones and their families, we thank you for your advocacy! Early Childhood Programs & Services Committee Association for Library Service to Children Jenna Nemec, Chairperson
It's come to my attention that some of you have received spam messages via the ECRR Ning Network. I've suspended the individual connected to the messages and I'll be monitoring the network for any continued suspicious activity. If you have a message that looks like spam, please do not open it! If you see something like this, please let me know: Dan Bostrom, firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you to everyone who reported this.
Check out this summary of ECRR's ALA program, June 28, 2014, on using apps and eBooks in early literacy programs at littleelit.com. Thank you Cen Campbell, Chip Donohue, Carisa Kluver, Naomi Smith, Besty Diamant-Cohen, and Tess Prendergast for the outstanding discussion and the wonderful resources! ECRR ALA program summary at littleelit.com