Cuyahoga County Public Library, Parma, OH

Cuyahoga County Public Library delivered an intergenerational financial literacy project for youth (primarily low income) in grades 5 through 12 and their parents at eight of its branches. It also provided after-school and summer financial literacy experiences, and supported learning objectives for schools consistent with Ohio’s personal finance and economics requirements.

Key Activities: 

  • Created Money and Investing FUNdamentals, a program reaching low-income youth at 10 after-school service centers and summer programs around the county.
  • Involved parents in the financial education of their children through a series of Family Financial Literacy Nights at the library and a Family Day at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

Looking to take your library’s financial literacy efforts to the next level? Connect with ALA’s Financial Literacy Interest Group.