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Summer Reading 2014--STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math!)

The overall theme for Summer Reading 2014 is everything STEM, with the slogans:

"Fizz, Boom, Read!" (children)

"Spark a Reaction!" (teens)

"Literary Elements" (adults)

 

New: Especially for Educators: Resources about Summer Slide and the Importance of Reading over the Summer (PDF): Includes research on summer slide, how to connect with your local public library's summer reading program, tips and talking points about summer slide for students and parents, infographics, and more

New: Especially for Parents, Grandparents, and Caregivers: Summer Reading Parent Tips (PDF): Simple activities for your family this summer to help keep your kids and teens reading--and having fun while doing so!

 

Announcements

  • Please complete the 2014 Summer Reading Program Report online by September 1.
  • CSLP (Collaborative Summer Library Program) has great new partners! View this flyer to learn more about the partners and how your library can benefit!
  • The 2014 Teen Video Contest winner and finalists have been announced! Go to http://www.cde.state.co.us/cdelib/summerreading/TeenVidContest.htm to read all about it, or jump to the finalist videos at http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8riLQL7j5vxMLjYE9bj51iBcO0lEst-B
  • The 2014 Children's Public Service Announcement is now available! Go to http://cslpreads.org/, log in, and click on Proprietary Downloads to view and download the PSA.
  • The summer reading theme for 2015 is Heroes. The slogans are:
    • Children: Every Hero Has a Story
    • Teen: Unmask!
    • Adult: Escape the Ordinary
  • The summer reading theme for 2016 is Wellness/Fitness/Sports. The slogans are:
    • Children: On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
    • Teen: Get in the Game--Read
    • Adult: Excercise Your Mind--Read
  • The summer reading theme for 2017 will be Build a Better World! (Slogans to follow next spring)

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