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"YS News" Newsletter

Features articles on learning development, summer reading updates, timely tidbits like grant opportunities & interesting resources, children's & teen literature news & info on what's going on in CO libraries.

For older issues of the YS Newsletter, please go to the Newsletter Archive.

If you have topic suggestions or want to write an article or share info about your programs, email Beth Crist.


Beth Crist

Colorado State Library
201 East Colfax Ave, Room 309
Denver, CO 80203-1799
Phone: 303-866-6908
FAX: 303-866-6940

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What does Beth do?

As the Youth & Family Services Consultant, Beth provides consulting and training on child development, library programming and activities as well as public/school library collaboration.

She supports children, teens and families by coordinating statewide initiatives for early literacy, summer reading and other campaigns.

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