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County Civic Organizations Step Up to Jointly Address Literacy Gaps

County Civic Organizations Step Up to Jointly Address Literacy Gaps

Posted Date: 11/10/2022

Five civic organizations have joined forces with the county public libraries to help fight literacy gaps in Cowley County. The organizations have pledged funds to expand the reach of the Dolly . . .

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Childcare conversations reach varied stakeholders

Childcare conversations reach varied stakeholders

Posted Date: 11/10/2022

The USD 470 Early Literacy Initiative, Child Start, Inc., and Cowley College teamed up to host two important events in an effort to address rural childcare concerns.  On November 3, the team hosted . . .

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USD 470 receives prestigious KSDE kindergarten readiness recognition

USD 470 receives prestigious KSDE kindergarten readiness recognition

Posted Date: 10/18/2022

USD 470 recently received news from the Kansas State Department of Education that the district achieved the Kansans Can “Silver Star” Award in the area of Kindergarten Readiness.  Kindergarten . . .

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ACPL Bilingual Storytime Up and Running

ACPL Bilingual Storytime Up and Running

Posted Date: 10/11/2022

The Arkansas City Public Library is piloting a new weekly Bilingual Storytime on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. until the week of Thanksgiving. The storytime includes children’s books read aloud . . .

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A new bookmobile to hit the streets of Ark City

A new bookmobile to hit the streets of Ark City

Posted Date: 09/19/2022

Thanks to funding from the V.J. Wilkins Foundation, Legacy Regional Community Foundation, and the USD 470 Early Literacy Initiative (ELI), a new “bookmobile” van will soon bring library services to . . .

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