Accepting Applications for New "Six Skills Tubs" Pilot Program

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Read to Me is launching a new pilot program that allows libraries to deposit and rotate tubs of books and materials in local daycares (details, eligibility, and application below). Here is a short overview:

Program- Libraries will rotate six tubs of books and other materials, each focusing on an early literacy skill, throughout local daycares. Tubs and contents provided by Read to Me.

Timeframe- September 2011 - April 2012

Summary of objectives- 1) Children in daycare have increased access to quality books and storytimes. 2) Daycare staff have increased awareness of early literacy skills. 3) The library has increased access to "underserved" children and families.

Application deadline- June 3, 2011

For more information about the program, eligibility and requirements, and application, please see the attached document. For questions, please contact Staci Shaw at staci.shaw@libraries.idaho.gov.

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