Public Library Statistics and Resources


    • Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR). Includes resources and reporting on the program which is an “adult-focused education outreach program on early literacy” and is regularly used to guide early-literacy programming in public libraries.
    • Growing Readers Together. A team at the Colorado State Library that helps public libraries “provide library services to FFN [Family, Friend & Neighbor] providers in their communities, with the ultimate goal of increasing the quality and quantity of early literacy activities that providers engage in daily with the children in their care.”
    • Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy. A professional organization created to “develop a comprehensive approach to deliver and support early literacy services statewide.” Includes a variety of resources for research on best early literacy practices.