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Washington State Library COVID-19 Resources

Youth Services

The Library Development Youth Services consultant specializes in the delivery of library services for youth including, school libraries (kindergarten – grade 12) and public libraries which provide services to children from zero to 18.

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Public Libraries

School Libraries

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