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Financial Literacy

Financial literacy resources for libraries

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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

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 has partnered with the Federal Reserve Bank to work with libraries to promote this initiative.  Money Smart Week is held in April.

Libraries can register for events or sign up as a partner on the Money Smart Week site.

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.



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