Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy

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Nursery Rhymes in Storytime

Children’s librarians are storytellers, and with that storytelling comes the natural propensity to add music and rhyme into our Storytimes ...
Join the 2025 CLEL Bells Committee

Join the 2025 CLEL Bells Committee

Hi!  My name is Holly, and I have been on the CLEL Bell Awards committee for two years. I am ...
Call to Action - Senate Bill 049

Call to Action – Senate Bill 049

Support Senate Bill 24 - 049, "Content of Material in Libraries" Colorado lawmakers Lisa Cutter, Chris Kolker, Juie Joseph and ...


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