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Cover art left to right: Thank you, Omu!" by Oge Mora; "When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree" by Jamie Deenihan
Cover art left to right: Thank you, Omu!" by Oge Mora; "When Grandma Gives You a Lemon Tree" by Jamie Deenihan
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It's never too early to learn financial literacy! Check out these exciting and diverse titles.

Text reads: Thinking Money For All Kids Diverse Inclusive Reads to Teach Young People about Money: A Book List for Libraries. Illustration depicts four diverse children, smiling holding books. American Library Association. FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
Text reads: Thinking Money For All Kids Diverse Inclusive Reads to Teach Young People about Money: A Book List for Libraries. Illustration depicts four diverse children, smiling holding books. American Library Association. FINRA Investor Education Foundation.
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Download the free guide featuring 40 titles and program ideas to help kids learn financial literacy.

Illustration of piggy bank running on a treadmill with coins coming out of its back.
Illustration of piggy bank running on a treadmill with coins coming out of its back.
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Oklahoma's Pioneer Library System staff presented numerous six-week Fiscally Fit Bootcamps to library staff and vital community partners.

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.