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Check out this list of monthly events and celebrations to help with your program planning.

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Illustration of stack of coins against green background

A year into the pandemic, ALA's Financial Literacy Interest Group shares last-minute ideas for another virtual Money Smart Week.

Image of the 9 Core Library Programming Competencies Chart. Going clockwise text reads: Knowledge of the community, interpersonal skills, creativity, content knowledge, evaluation, financial skills, outreach & marketing, event planning, organizational skills.
Image of the 9 Core Library Programming Competencies Chart. Going clockwise text reads: Knowledge of the community, interpersonal skills, creativity, content knowledge, evaluation, financial skills, outreach & marketing, event planning, organizational skills.

Programming librarians have a wide set of skills including some that are not often taught. 

Photograph of the Seed Library box
Photograph of the Seed Library box
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The Seed Library at Cleveland Public Library allows patrons to “check out” a packet of heirloom seeds.

Text reads: "Is there anything more magical for a reading addict than discovering a building full of (free) books?" Devon Daniels
Text reads: "Is there anything more magical for a reading addict than discovering a building full of (free) books?" Devon Daniels
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Erie County Public Library invited authors to share their love for libraries through letters.

Welcome to Your Library - National Library Week 2021
Welcome to Your Library - National Library Week 2021
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This year's National Library Week theme promotes the idea that libraries extend far beyond four walls.

Photograph of shelves of toys in the Toy Lending Library
Photograph of shelves of toys in the Toy Lending Library
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Hubbard Public Library has toys and backpacks of activities for check-out to educate and entertain kids.

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Illustration of person talking into the camera with emojis surrounding.
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Use the power of social media to help spread library love during National Library Week.