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Tulloch, Pamela – Childhood Education, 2023
An increasingly important element of the learning journey for children around the world is the vital role school libraries play in supporting literacy, health, and wellbeing, as well as improving attainment across the curriculum. The Scottish Government established the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) administered by the Scottish Library and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Libraries, Innovation, Financial Support
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Baron, Sarah; Trujillo, Katherine – Childhood Education, 2019
Libraries Without Borders (LWB) is striving to expand access to information and bridge the digital divide across the United States by transforming everyday, informal spaces into places of learning and engagement. Such transformations could be anything from creating pop-up libraries inside laundromats to setting up interactive learning spaces in…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Library Services, Access to Information, Library Facilities
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Harris, Nini – Childhood Education, 1983
Briefly reviews the history of the first kindergarten system in the United States on the occasion of the transformation of the Des Peres School in St. Louis, Missouri, into a museum and library. The transformed facility contains a restored kindergarten classroom, the Susan E. Blow museum, local historical and educational archives, and meeting…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historic Sites, Kindergarten, Library Facilities