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August 1, 2018

Bring Learning Home Initiative Expands in the Bay Area, Increasing Access to Early Education for Low-Income Bay Area Families Through Public Libraries

Leer en español… The Bring Learning Home Initiative is expanding its reach in the San Francisco Bay Area, providing families throughout the Bay Area with free home access to ABCmouse Early Learning Academy via public libraries. Local families can now “check out” ABCmouse accounts for four weeks at a time from the San José Public Continue reading…


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La iniciativa Bring Learning Home se extiende en el Área de la Bahía, amplificando recursos educativos para familias a través de las bibliotecas públicas

Read in English … La iniciativa Bring Learning Home amplía su alcance en el Área de la Bahía de San Francisco y brindará a las familias locales acceso gratuito en sus hogares a la Early Learning Academy de ABCmouse a través de las bibliotecas públicas. Las familias del área ahora pueden “tomar prestadas” cuentas de Continue reading…


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July 24, 2018

Closing the Achievement Gap: Tips for Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Summer matters. For those months of the year when children aren’t in school, engaging educational experiences can keep them from losing the progress they made. A major challenge during these summer months is ensuring that children retain the knowledge gained during the school year by preventing the “summer slide.” Research shows that the summer slide Continue reading…


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November 30, 2017

ABCmouse Now Available in 7,000+ Libraries Nationwide, Serving Millions of Learning Sessions

Three years ago we launched ABCmouse for Libraries, an Age of Learning Education Access Initiative that provides ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy to public libraries at no cost. Since then, public libraries across the country have enthusiastically embraced ABCmouse. We are excited to share that ABCmouse is now available in more than 7,000 libraries—close to 50% of all public library branches in the U.S.

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March 7, 2017

Southern California Edison Funds Bring Learning Home Initiative for the County of Los Angeles Public Library, Enabling Families to “Check Out” ABCmouse for Use at Home

We are pleased to announce that Southern California Edison (SCE) has invested in the Bring Learning Home initiative to provide local families with checkout access to ABCmouse through the County of Los Angeles Public Library. Bring Learning Home is a nationwide program that brings together public libraries, funders, and in-kind contributions from Age of Learning to make ABCmouse available to families who may not otherwise have access to high-quality learning resources in their homes.

Since 2014, ABCmouse for Libraries has provided our award-winning ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy to public library patrons at no cost for in-library use. ABCmouse is now available in more than 6,000 public library branches nationwide—over 40% of all branches in the U.S and almost 80% of branches in California. Last year alone there were more than 1,000,000 ABCmouse for Libraries child user sessions across the country. The Bring Learning Home initiative expands these efforts by partnering with libraries to provide ABCmouse to their patrons on a checkout basis for use at home, with the goal of improving school readiness and reading proficiency.

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July 1, 2015

New ABCmouse for Libraries Available on Tablets, Adds 1st Grade Curriculum and Enhanced Features

This past weekend at the 2015 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference we launched a major expansion to our ABCmouse for LibrariesTM product, which gives children visiting public libraries free access to ABCmouse Early Learning Academy—the leading and most comprehensive online early learning resource for children ages 2–7+. The enhanced product now includes support for iPad and Android tablets, an all-new 1st grade curriculum that will include thousands of new learning activities, and added tools to improve librarians’ and patrons’ experience using ABCmouse. The already popular ABCmouse for Libraries will now help more young children learn, and better strengthen the library-school-home connection.

At our ALA conference booth, award-winning science author and Age of Learning Science Advisor Steve Tomecek demonstrated the new ABCmouse for Libraries features and content to a large and enthusiastic audience of librarians. Steve shared some of the new learning activities and culminated with a simple hands-on science activity that got the crowd engaged.

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July 3, 2014

Age of Learning Makes ABCmouse.com Free for Libraries

This past weekend at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference, Age of Learning, Inc. launched ABCmouse.com® for Libraries™, a fully featured, free-for-libraries version of ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy, our award-winning online curriculum used by millions of children.

ABCmouse.com for Libraries gives 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+. Since the American Library Association reports that there are more than 300 million sessions annually on Internet-connected computers at U.S. public libraries, this initiative will significantly increase families’ ability to access and use this valuable curriculum resource.

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