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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Image of a computer keyboard with green thumbs up, yellow middle thumb, red thumbs down.
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Janie Hermann offers tips on how to collect program data and feedback in a virtual environment.

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.

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Logo for Virtual Money Smart Week 2021
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Virtual Money Smart Week 2021 begins on April 10, 2021, with a full lineup of online events free and open to the public. Register now!

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Illustration of person opening up their small business holding cash.

As Tax Day looms, librarians see more tax and financial questions coming our way.