Miami Public Library Adult Literacy Program

  Representative Ben Loring stopped by the Library last week to present the Adult Literacy Program with a $7,000 grant awarded to the program by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Did you know that 14% of adults are functionally illiterate? This means that they may struggle with every day tasks that require reading skills beyond… Continue Reading Miami Public Library Adult Literacy Program

Tumble Book Library

The Miami Public Library was recently chosen to participate in a pilot program sponsored by TumbleBookLibrary.com. Miami Public Schools have been invited by the library to be an educational partner in the program through March 31, 2016. Elementary schools will receive full access to the database free of charge. TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated,… Continue Reading Tumble Book Library

Early Literacy Basics

Children who have been read to from an early age have a larger vocabulary, better language skills, and are more interested in books. And recent research indicates it is never too early to start preparing little ones for reading success. The term “early literacy” refers to everything babies and children know about reading BEFORE they… Continue Reading Early Literacy Basics

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