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Photograph of child putting coins into three jars. Jars are labeled: Savings, Toys, Education
Photograph of child putting coins into three jars. Jars are labeled: Savings, Toys, Education
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Money Builders is a one-day children's camp with a Lego theme created to teach the children of refugees about the importance of banks. 

Image of yellow lock with black money symbol. Text reads: "Money Madness Teen Lock-in"
Image of yellow lock with black money symbol. Text reads: "Money Madness Teen Lock-in"
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This popular teen financial lit program (complete with free pizza!) took place after library hours.

Illustration of an open book with a calculator, pink piggy bank, charts and gold coins.
Illustration of an open book with a calculator, pink piggy bank, charts and gold coins.

As COVID-19 continues to loom, keep your program plans flexible in case of any last-minute pivots back to virtual.

Photo of cash with a yellow question mark on top.
Photo of cash with a yellow question mark on top.

As library workers, we often feel a sense of urgency to help, but when it comes to issues like money, take your time and keep your calm. 

Illustration of person looking stressed on laptop with coin illustrations surrounding the image.
Illustration of person looking stressed on laptop with coin illustrations surrounding the image.

Financial literacy will never be simple. Focus your fin lit programming on topics that relate to your patrons. 

Illustration of senior couple carrying large coins.
Illustration of senior couple carrying large coins.

Older Americans face unique challenges in managing their money. Are you prepared to help them?

Illustration of stack of coins against green background
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.

Logo for Virtual Money Smart Week 2021
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!