Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy

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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 ...
Announcing the 2024 CLEL Bell Award Winners

Announcing the 2024 CLEL Bell Award Winners

COLORADO – Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy today announced five winning picture books that exemplify the early literacy practices READ, ...

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