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Literacy For Incarcerated Teens

Literacy means more than learning to read for teens in New York’s juvenile detention facilities. Literacy for Incarcerated Teens supports literacy programs that transform incarcerated teens’ lives.

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Programming in Prison Libraries

A typical library scene—but this is not your typical public library setting: it is a prison library. Surprised? Prison librarians all over the country are coming up with an abundance of programming aimed at assisting prisoners in learning lifelong skills.

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Comparing Notes A Conversation about Library Service to County Jails

In this informal discussion, the authors share their experiences and ideas about working with and in local jail systems.