Smart investing @ your library funds library efforts to help patrons as they manage their day-to-day finances and navigate complex financial decisions. Participating libraries and library networks use a variety of technologies and outreach strategies to connect library users to the best available financial education and information.
Please direct inquiries to:
The Reference and User Services Association administers the Smart Investing@ your library grant. RUSA is the premier library association for library staff providing reference and information services, collection development and resource sharing for all ages in every type of library. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions about their mission and goals.
The American Library Association
FINRA Investor Education Foundation
Established in 1876, The American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world. It strives to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the professional of librarianship.
The mission of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation is to provide underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life. The FINRA Foundation envisions a society characterized by universal financial literacy.
Many thanks to the photographers, librarians, and fans of libraries whose works we selected from their Flickr photo streams to illustrate our narrative pages. These artists aren’t directly associated with the ALA, the FINRA Foundation, or the Smart investing @ your library project—rather, they licensed to the public via Creative Commons Licensing. We appreciate these artists’ creativity and generosity.
Home Page: Adapted from an original photograph by Flickr Member solidether
About Page: Michael Porter
Project Results Page: Flickr Member kendra k
Apply Page: Travis Nep Smith
Lessons Learned Page: Jimmy Thomas