Early Learning Initiatives


Ready2Read is the early literacy program of the Montana State Library.  The program provides materials and training  to public libraries to promote early literacy and family literacy based on the American Library Association model to promote five specific child-parent activities: read, write, sing, talk, and play. 


Find more information about Ready2Read here.

Looking to develop programming to help children be prepared to enter kindergarten?  Consider the model offered by Bozeman Public LIbrary - more information here.

Mind in the Making  

Mind in the Making is a specialized training initiative sponsored by the Bezos Family Foundation and sponsored locally by the Edwards Foundation. 

Group photo of participants in the Mind in the Making training, Bozeman Public Library MITM was presented to selected Montana libraries and their community partners,  April 27-29, 2018 at the Bozeman Public Library.Mind in the Making Book with attendees hard at work learning in the background.


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