Readers Night at MSI - Summer Learning Challenge

This Year’s Summer Learning Challenge Encourages Kids to Travel on Planes, Trains, Automobiles…and Even Time Travel.

Categories: Early Learning, Summer Learning Challenge
The Chicago Public Library has your summer vacation covered. Ticket price: your library card. Thanks once again to our generous sponsors, who make the Summer Learning Challenge possible: Boeing, The James & Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation, KPMG, William Blair, Dr. Scholl Foundation, Helen M. Harrison Foundation, United, Walter E. Heller Foundation, Hyatt, Cubs Care, RR …

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Dear 93.9 MYfm, We Heart You

Categories: Early Learning, Summer Learning Challenge, Support the Library Foundation, Teacher in the Library, YOUmedia
While you power along with Rachel Platten's "Fight Song" on 93.9 MYfm, expect to hear a radio ad about children's learning programs that are funded by donors to the Chicago Public Library Foundation.
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Closing the 30 Million Word Gap

Categories: Early Learning
What does the number 30 million mean to you? To children, it means a lot. Studies indicate that children from low-income families may hear roughly 30 million fewer words by age 3 than their more affluent peers. That’s 200,000 words less each day. And the Library wants to do something about it. The Chicago Public …

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