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Resources to Enhance your 2016 Summer Reading Program

2015 Fall Youth Services Slides


2015 Fall Youth Services Workshop Handouts

Other Resources

  • Impact of Summer Reading Annotated Bibliography (PDF)
    These studies demonstrate the importance of reading over the summer to reduce summer slide, especially in kids from low-income households.
  • Summer Food Service Program (PDF)
    Free meals might be available in your community for children this summer. Find out how your library can work with this great food program to help kids read and be healthy this summer!
  • Performer List for Summer Reading (XLS)
    These are recommendations from Colorado public library staff that have used these performers in the past. For more information , please directly contact the person who has sent the recommendation. To add a performer to the list, email Beth Crist.
  • Sample Press Release (DOC)
    Please edit as needed and share with your local press

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