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For Immediate Release February 23, 2016

ABCmouse.com Now Offered Free at the Public Libraries In Jefferson County

Jefferson County, AL – We are very pleased to announce that the 40 Public Libraries In Jefferson County are now offering free access to ABCmouse.com in all public libraries.

Winner of numerous awards from national education, parent, and media organizations, ABCmouse.com offers a highly engaging, expert-designed curriculum for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and beyond. With more than 3,500 individual learning activities, 450 lessons, and more than 300 online books, ABCmouse.com for Libraries encompasses reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and music, to help children build a strong foundation for academic success.

"Age of Learning is committed to helping every child learn, and our latest Education Access Initiative—ABCmouse.com for Libraries—is a major step in that effort," said Zachary Katz, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Age of Learning. "For the millions of families without a computer or broadband Internet at home, the local public library may be the only place they can access online learning resources like ABCmouse.com."

ABCmouse.com for Libraries offers a safe, Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)-compliant, 100 percent educational environment for children, with no advertising or links to external websites. Parents also can create a personal account at the library to enable their children to customize their experiences and save their progress on the ABCmouse.com Step-by-Step Learning Path™.

Also, check out all the additional free early literacy and reading readiness resources, along with free homework/learning resources, and programs, available at your local library.

About ABCmouse.com for Libraries

ABCmouse.com for Libraries provides children free access, through all of the 16,000 U.S. public libraries, to the leading and most comprehensive online learning resource for children ages 2 through 6+. This is the latest in a series of Age of Learning’s Education Access Initiatives, including ABCmouse.com for Schools and ABCmouse.com for Headstart which make this high-quality early learning resource available at no cost to children regardless of their families’ circumstances.

Contact: Pat Ryan
Jefferson County Library Cooperative
Phone: (205) 226-3615 work
E-mail: pryan@bham.lib.al.us
Website: www.jclc.org
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Twitter: http://twitter.com/JeffCoLibAL


The Public Libraries In Jefferson County, d/b/a Jefferson County Library Cooperative, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that links the 40 public libraries throughout Jefferson County. These include 20 municipal libraries, the 19 locations of the Birmingham Public Library System and The Library at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. The mission of the Public Libraries In Jefferson County is to connect all citizens countywide by providing resources and community-building opportunities that inspire life-long learning. Visit our website @ http://PublicLibrariesInJC.org


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