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Librarian training

We've created a financial education training series just for librarians. Our webinars explain the CFPB Libraries Initiative, cover basic financial education topics, and help you learn to discuss financial education topics with patrons.

Webinar archive

Each webinar is added to the archive a short time after its presentation date.

Financial education in libraries

Overview: Community education project with libraries  

Starting the conversation 

How to promote your financial education program 

Financial education resources and programs for children

Later in life economic security

How librarians can engage in elder fraud prevention

Retirement planning tools and resources for all ages

Programs and resources for older people and family members  

Helping patrons stop and avoid fraud

Virtual currency basics

Setting money goals

Setting money goals

Saving for the unexpected, emergencies, and goals  

Ways to save during tax time; EITC 

Debt and credit

Dealing with debt  

Understanding credit reports and scores

The new home buyer’s (and owner’s) information tool box

Training resources from our partners

Guidelines and best practices for financial literacy education in libraries

ALA’s Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services published these guidelines to help libraries across the country meet the demand for financial education programming and reference services.

View guidelines  

Workshops and online training for library staff

Money Matters is a series of workshops and e-learning modules that was created to help New York Public Library staff, other libraries, and not-for-profit organizations understand key personal finance concepts.

View MoneyMatters Pro materials