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Building Literacy with Lullabies: A Message from Two Grandmothers

In honor of Grandparents Day this coming Sunday, we’d like to share an article on building literacy through music and poetry written by two grandmas who worked in the early childhood field for 30 years. Read More

September 08, 2016  |  Posted in General

September Is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Introducing children to libraries early in their lives helps create a habit of lifelong learning. Read More

September 01, 2016  |  Posted in General

Read Aloud to a Child This Month

Governor Pete Ricketts has named November Read Aloud to a Child Month. Read Aloud Nebraska has some suggestions and recommended books for reading aloud to infants and toddlers. Read More

November 05, 2015  |  Posted in General

New Study: Storytelling Skills Are Strong Predictor of Early Literacy in African American Children

Research from Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute is the first to demonstrate the connection between African American preschoolers’ oral narrative abilities and development of their early reading skills. Iheoma Iruka of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute was one of the researchers. Read More

August 13, 2015  |  Posted in Research