The Colorado State Library's SPELL Projects -- Supporting Parents in Early Literacy through Libraries, and Putting SPELL into Action -- have been generously funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
The planning team has reviewed existing studies and undertaken new research to create a blueprint of promising practices for libraries and other agencies to deliver early literacy information and resources to low-income families with young children. Read more
Putting SPELL into Action
November 2014-February 2015
Colorado libraries will prepare prototype plans for Putting SPELL into Action with an emphasis on reaching low-income parents of children birth-3 with an early literacy message. Prototype implementation will occur February 2015-January 2016.
Putting SPELL into Action Begins!
October 2014-September 2016
IMLS has funded this second SPELL project in which the project team and many partners will put the SPELL blueprint recommendations into action in libraries across Colorado. Follow this website to track the project's progress!
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