Press Releases

  • March 31, 2010
    International Children's Digital Library and University of Maryland launch children's library iPad application
    College Park, MD
    The University of Maryland and the International Children's Digital Library (ICDL) Foundation have unveiled a new children's reading and library application, ICDL for iPad.
  • November 19, 2008
    International Children's Digital Library Launches Apple iPhone Application
    College Park, MD
    ICDL provides anywhere access to world's largest online children's book collection from Apple's iPhone.
  • November 17, 2008
    International Children's Digital Library Partners to Significantly Expand European Titles in the World's Largest Online Children's Book Collection
    ICDL announced a partnership with The Taliaferro Family Fund to launch an ambitious goodwill project aimed at increasing the number of European children's titles in the prestigious ICDL collection.
  • November 13, 2008
    International Children's Digital Library Signs Historic Agreement with Google
    ICDL announced that it has signed an agreement with Google to augment its vast collection of public domain children's literature with public domain titles digitized using Google's state-of-the-art scanning technology.
  • July 1, 2008
    World Bank Approves Funding for Integration of the International Children's Digital Library Content in Rural Mongolian Schools
    The World Bank approved additional funding for the Integration of the ICDL in Rural Mongolian Schools. These funds will be provided to the ICDL and the One Laptop Per Child Foundation (OLPC) to enable an optimized partnership between the two organizations as they implement programs in Mongolia aimed at providing technology throughout the country's educational infrastructure. This is a continuation of the READ initiative.
  • June 17, 2008
    International Children's Digital Library unveils breakthrough enhancements
  • March 5, 2008
    International Children's Digital Library to expand its online Jewish children's books collection with four new partnerships for children the world over
  • February 25, 2008
    International Children's Digital Library partners with the Alice M. Jordan Collection at Boston Public Library
  • February 21, 2008
    International Children's Digital Library partners with the National Science Foundation to co-sponsor the Children's Mobile Workshop
  • December 30, 2006
    New OLPC Laptop is the focus of attention as ICDL's kids team
  • October 26, 2005
    The International Children's Digital Library launches redesigned web site
  • May 26, 2005
    ICDL: Continuing to grow worldwide
  • May 31, 2003
    New service launches to support summer reading programs
  • November 18, 2002
    Online library will open new worlds for children everywhere