Category Archives: Literacy

Bookmark Design Contest!

Governor Ducey’s 2nd Annual Bookmark Design Contest begins today! Governor Ducey launched his 2nd Annual Bookmark Design Contest on February 1, 2017. Arizona children grades K – 6 are encouraged to design bookmarks showcasing a “My Favorite Book” theme. The … Continue reading

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Summer Reading for Teens

Teens, are you looking to add a little local adventure and excitement to your summer reading lists? Create a free Reading Arizona account and explore the many books about the mysteries and Wild West history of Arizona. Browse the collection … Continue reading

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Reading Arizona for Kids!

Parents, are you looking for an easy way to create a summer reading list for your children? Reading Arizona has plenty of fun and exciting books about life in our state that your kids will want to read again and … Continue reading

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Millennials Buying Books

Print books, that is. Check out this recent article on the print book buying habits of the millennial generation (those currently aged 18-34). Millennials have been spending over 80% of their book buying budget on print books, and account for … Continue reading

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Dictionaries!

Not happy with what you get googling a word? Want to learn the whole history of a word? Check out the State Library’s collection of dictionaries! We have multiple dictionaries (including a full 20 volume Oxford English Dictionary, the largest … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Yuma County Library District!

Secretary of State Michele Reagan presented the Yuma County Library District with a check for $20,000 to use towards promoting digital literacy. For some background, Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants are administered by the Arizona State Library, Archives … Continue reading

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