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Financial Literacy Resources for Librarians

Best Practices and Policies

Financial Literacy Education in Libraries: Guidelines and Best Practices for Services (PDF)
From the ALA Reference & User Services Association, 2014.

Pathway to Personal Financial Skills (Website)
A planning tool to helps libraries develop resources, training and programs to help patrons with personal finances.

Oregon Social Sciences Academic Content Standards (PDF)
Includes financial literacy standards for K-12 education. (Standards 22-24)

Community Partnership Guidebook for Libraries (PDF)
A guide to how libraries can build relationships to create financial education programs for their communities from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 2014.

ORE Financial Literacy Guide (Website)
A guide to materials and resources about personal finance suitable for public libraries. The guide helps to address gaps within the personal finance collections of public libraries, compiled by the ALA Office of Research and Evaluation. It also includes resources for professional development and programming.