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Financial Literacy: Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week @ Your Library

Money Smart Week®  is an initiative to promote personal financial literacy.  The program was created by the Federal Reserve Bank in 2002. The American Library Association is partnering with the Federal Reserve Bank to work with libraries to promote this initiative.  Money Smart Week is April 4-11, 2020.

Libraries can register at ALA's Money Smart Week web site to be included in the intiative for 2019.  Promotional materials and resources are available from the ALA Money Smart site.  Click here to link to a powerpoint presentation from ALA.

Money Smart Week Resources and Programming

Money Smart Week @ Your Library comprehensive list of resources and programming by category (i.e. Basic banking, Credit & Debit management, Estate Planning, Savings, Identity Theft, Investing, Kids and Money, Retirement planning, Teens and Money, and many others).

Money Smart Week also has educational resources including lesson plans and sample events.



Money Smart Week Discussion Lists


National Money Smart Week discussion list.

Other Resources

Contact Us

For more information please contact:


Dawn La Valle, Director, Division of Library Development, CT State Library


Gail Hurley, Library Development Consultant, Division of Library Development, CT State Library

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