Creating a Community Where Knowledge Grows

August 27, 2013 at 7:18 pm Leave a comment

The Pierce County Library System in Tacoma, Wash. focuses on the needs of its community. Through focus groups and opinion surveys, the library system implements programs that the community deems important. This is how the Pierce County Library System has become a leader in early childhood literacy. Because the first five years are the most important in childhood development, Executive Director Neel Parikh believes that the library has an opportunity to make a difference by helping parents and caregivers understand early literacy. – See more at: http://blog.imls.gov/?p=4083#sthash.wff2Hbid.dpuf

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Entry filed under: community building, literacy, Youth Services.

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