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Thinking Money for Kids

Thinking Money for Kids: A traveling exhibition to U.S. public libraries

Public libraries, apply by Feb. 8, 2019, to be part of a national tour for the traveling exhibition Thinking Money for Kids.

We all need to master the knowledge and skills to make smart financial choices and prepare for whatever the future brings. Thinking Money for Kids strives to teach children ages 7-11 and their parents, caregivers and educators about financial literacy topics—like saving, spending and budgeting—in a way that is not only understandable, but fun.

Thinking Money for Kids is a museum-quality exhibition that is traveling to 50 U.S. public libraries between 2019 and 2021. Through a bustling community market-themed storyline, digital interactive content and other fun, hands-on activities, the exhibition explores:

  • What is money?
  • How do we earn money?
  • Saving and spending
  • Money values such as fairness and charitableness
  • Making responsible financial decisions

Thinking Money for Kids is brought to communities nationwide by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office.

Create your apply.ala.org profile to begin. You can use this profile for this project, and for future opportunites with the Public Programs Office. All you need to get started is an email address.

To get started, or to return to your application, sign in to your apply.ala.org profile. If you have applied for recent projects with the Public Programs Office, you can use the same email address and password.