Early Learning Hub


2021 Regional Data Book Release

February 5, 2021

The LBL Hub and the Hub's Data & Evaluation Work Group is pleased to announce the 2021 Regional Data Book for the Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties.

Preschool Promise is here!!

October 23, 2020

Free high-quality preschool programs for Oregon families!!  The Early Learning Hub is working to get information out to families and help them to apply for the program.  This is a wonderful opportunity to build a strong foundation of learning for your child.


March 27, 2020

Part of the role of the Early Learning Hub is to help families to remain stable and attached, and the next few months are going to be a test of that role, for you and for us.  We believe that we can help by giving you information and ideas about ways to help and care for your families.

Three New PowToons Available!

January 23, 2020

Our OSU Epidemiology Intern, Katy Berns, has been working with the Data and Evaluation Work Group to create a series of PowToons to explain some of the data presented in the 2019 Data Book that the Early Learning Hub published last fall.  These PowToons take a deeper look at Mothers in our region and also Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), what causes them and what can be done to help prevent them. The three new PowToons have been uploaded to the Early Learning Hub YouTube Channel and can be found in a section called "Informational PowToons".

Jumpstart Read for the Record 2019

October 8, 2019

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record 2019 is finally here!

Jumpstart brings together millions of adults and children around the world each year to read the same book on the same day in order to raise awareness about the critical importance of early literacy. This year, Jumpstart is celebrating our 14th anniversary of Read for the Record on November 7, 2019, with the book Thank You, Omu!

Thank You, Omu! tells the story of a generous elderly woman who makes a fantastic pot of thick red stew.

If you would like a free book from the LBL Hub, please fill out our registration form here.

Registration closes Wednesday, October 30th.

Books will be available for pick up at our Albany campus location a few weeks prior to November 7th.

Regional Data Book Release

September 6, 2019

The Data & Evaluation work group is pleased to announce the first Regional Data Book for the Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties.

The D&E work group collected and analyzed regional and local data in order to provide the LBL Hub and their Governing Board and partners a tool for making strategic decision making.

You can find the complete data book here.

The next edition is scheduled for release in February 2021.

"A Taste of Kindergarten" Event

April 19, 2019

The Lincoln County School District is hosting a series of Open House events entitled "A Taste of Kindergarten" for families in at each of their elementary schools. Each family will be able to meet the teachers, enjoy a "taste" from the school menu, find a bus, explore the playground, etc. in a fun, relaxed, informative event. Each kindergartner will receive a free gift bag. (Attached are flyers for each school, in English and Spanish.)

Parent Café

December 11, 2018

The Early Learning Hub is accepting applications from partner agencies to provide Parent Cafes through a Parent Café Pilot. Selected agencies will receive a training on the Parent Café model, Parent Café materials, and a stipend allocated for each Parent Café event held within the contract period.

Read for the Record 2018

August 13, 2018

Read for the Record is just a few months away! The Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties invites you to fill out our registration form to celebrate on October 25, 2018!

Pollywog Community Partner Meeting

July 19, 2018

We are happy to report that Pollywog is moving into Lebanon and has begun working with Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, and we’re holding a Community Partner Meeting to introduce ourselves to our potential partners in East Linn County.