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Money on the Bookshelf

At City & County Credit Union, we believe it’s never too early to start saving and learning about important money topics. That’s why we’ve created Money on the Bookshelf – a free financial literacy program for our Kids Club members. Designed to encourage kids to read & learn, Money on the Bookshelf teaches kids about the importance of earning money, saving and responsibility.

To join the program, visit our Eagan, Lake Elmo, Maplewood, Shoreview or Maplewood Branch!

TIP – this program is aimed at kids aged 4-14.

How it Works

  1. Pick a book off our Money on the Bookshelf shelf.
  2. Check your book out at the teller counter. Plus - receive your tracking bookmark!
  3. Read your book and share what you are learning with your family and friends.
  4. Repeat. Bring your book back and check out another one!
  5. Earn a $5 Coupon. It's that simple. Read 5 books and turn in your tracking bookmark for your $5 coupon.

* Special thanks to the Minnesota Credit Union Network Foundation for providing funding for Money on the Bookshelf through their financial literacy grant program.

Learn more about our Kids Club account on our Youth Savings Accounts page.

Money on the
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Reading for fun and learning about money along the way.

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Money on the Bookshelf in Woodbury

To encourage our youngest members to learn about money, we inspire them through Money on the Bookshelf.

young boy rewarded for reading

Since 2016, 309 youth members have completed Money on the Bookshelf.

Money on the Bookshelf
Young girl with her completed bookmark
Girl participating in Money on the Bookshelf

The Minnesota Credit Union Network Foundation provided funding for Money on the Bookshelf through their financial literacy grant program.

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