Free Webinar: Providing Financial Education to Library Patrons

On December 4th, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Institute for Museum and Library Services will offer a free webinar on financial literacy.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Institute of Museum and Library Services are developing financial education tools and sharing best practices with the public library field. The partnership between the two agencies was created to provide tools and materials to help libraries provide free, unbiased financial information and referrals in their communities, build local partnerships and promote libraries as community resources.

Join both groups on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is working to raise the profile of libraries in every community.

Webinar Details
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
3:00-4:00p.m.
Join the webinar (No need to RSVP)

  • Conference number: PW5861477
  • Audience passcode: LIBRARY
  • If you are participating only by phone, please dial the following number: 888-324-8527. Participant passcode: LIBRARY

The webinar will feature representatives from the CFPB, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), American Library Association and two of our local public library partners.

As part of the partnership, both agencies gathered information about libraries and financial education. Their surveys focused on attitudes about financial education, and how librarians can facilitate more financial education programs. During the webinar, both agencies will detail survey results and discuss strategies to start a nationwide conversation about ways to better inform and serve American consumers.

Jazzy Wright is the Press Officer of the American Library Association's Washington Office. Email her at jwright@alawash.org.

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