IT'S DIFFICULT TO LEARN FROM A BOOK WHEN YOU CAN'T READ WHAT'S ON THE PAGE.

IT'S DIFFICULT TO LEARN FROM A BOOK WHEN YOU CAN'T READ WHAT'S ON THE PAGE.

A child’s brain develops faster from birth to age 3 than at any other point in their life – about two-and-a-half times more active than an adult’s. Practicing the alphabet, learning numbers, identifying colors and practicing writing names and words are all key factors in building the foundation for reading and school readiness.*

Take the next step.  Help us spread the word or take this Libraries Transform Quiz.

Take the Libraries Transform Quiz

 

How much do you really know about today's libraries?

 

Every two days now the human race creates as much information as we did from the dawn of civilization until 2003.

True

False

Employers believe most college graduates are prepared to locate, organize and evaluate information.

True

False

92% of U.S. households have a computer with an internet connection.

True

False

More and more Americans are consuming beverages on-the-go.

True

False

Good start!

 

Learn more about all the ways today's are transforming to meet the needs of their communities.

 

Great job!

 

You obviously know alot about libraries. Visit the Libraries Transform Toolkit to learn how you can help spread the word about the value of libraries.

 

 

*Scholastic FACE: Family and Community Engagement Research Compendium, Early Literacy (PDF)
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/face/about.html#early-literacy

Help us grow this campaign and strengthen our messaging by providing your own take on our Because statements. We’ll use the best statements to inform our national efforts.

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.