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Give Great Books to Kids on Your Holiday List

The holiday season is gift-giving time for many families with young children. While we often spend a lot of effort deciding which toy a special child might enjoy, books are also a wonderful gift for that child! Here are some ideas for you about matching books with children’s ages and a fabulous list of suggestionsLearn More »

November 2017 E-Newletter: Talk is Cheap – and Priceless.

People say talk is cheap, but for babies, talk is priceless. Talking with babies has been shown to have an amazing impact on the growth of their brains and development of language, key to their future success in school and in life. And, unlike products that are advertised to parents as critical to making their babies smart, talking is free!

Read about this and get the latest update on great things happening for families across the state in the November E-newsletter.


October 2017 E-newsletter: Growing Alaska readers

Thousands of parents, a group of generous supporters, and dedicated volunteers have one thing in common: they are on the front line of inspiring young Alaskans to become life-long readers.

Statewide survey results are in and Imagination Library is making a big difference for Alaska families. To keep the books coming to those families, the 3rd Annual First Ladies’ Tea raised funds in support of Imagination Library. In Anchorage, volunteers continue to encourage literacy-rich family connections through free family events.

It’s all here in the October 2017 E-newsletter.