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2016 Give the Gift of Reading Recap

The problem?  90% of a child’s brain develops before age 5.  In low income neighborhoods, only 1 book is available for every 300 children. The solution? 96% of children under age 5 see a doctor at least once a year! Thank you to all the SCALA students, SLIM faculty and friends who decided to become … Continue reading 2016 Give the Gift of Reading Recap

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Give the Gift of Reading Book Drive & Fundraiser

The problem?  90% of a child's brain develops before age 5.  In low income neighborhoods, only 1 book is available for every 300 children. The solution? 96% of children under age 5 see a doctor at least once a year! This November, SCALA is excited to support the vital mission of Reach Out and Read … Continue reading Give the Gift of Reading Book Drive & Fundraiser

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CO Golden Library Tour Day (Fall 2016)

  12 SLIM students from the Colorado cohorts took over the libraries of Golden on Saturday, August 20th!  We visited a special, public, and academic library. Our first stop of the day was the American Alpine Club, where we visited the Henry S. Hall Jr. Library.  This amazing special collection of mountaineering, hiking and more … Continue reading CO Golden Library Tour Day (Fall 2016)

SCALA Topeka Library Tour

SCALA hosted a library tour in Topeka on June 17. Six students toured the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, the State Library of Kansas, and the Washburn University Mabee Library. The day started at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, which was recently named the American Library Association's Library of the Year! The … Continue reading SCALA Topeka Library Tour