Hartford libraries and schools team up to maximize services

Friday, February 21, 2014

The city’s public schools and libraries have formed a partnership aimed at allowing students to take fuller advantage of library resources, such as online books and enrichment activities, through programs tailored to the families served by each school.

The Hartford Public Schools and Hartford Public Library on Wednesday kicked off this cooperative venture seeking to maximize their services for students and their parents, while improving literacy skills, a joint press release said.

The plan divides the city into ten zones, each anchored by a library branch that will collaborate with everyschool in its zone to create the targeted programs.

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