Summer Reading ProgramSummer Reading Program

|Class and School Visits| Meetings | Partnership Resources| Performers |Planning |Reading Lists| Statistics | Vendors|


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2021 Summer Survey (Due: September 2021)

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Tails and Tales 2021


Class and School Visits

It is important to reach out early and often to your local schools to advertise for programming in general. Summer is the most important time to do so in order to get the word out for your programming. These resources will help you get organized for these visits.

My Local School Said No

It is against the law for schools to not let you give out library information.


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2017 Summer Reading FAQPDF Icon Small

Due annually in September. Stuck on a question? Read the FAQs first. Still stuck? Contact Nora. There is no such thing as a silly question!

Data Collection Templates

You can never have too much data. Use these templates to create your own forms for patrons to fill out. It’s as easy as having them at the desk, hand out at a program, etc.

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System Meeting Resources

Partnership Resources

Partnerships are important to sustaining your library. Partnering with additional organizations helps your library to become more visible in your community. Here are some examples of organizations you can partner with:

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Performer Resources

Check these resources for performers you can hire for summer or anytime! Have a suggestion or a warning? Let Amanda know!

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Planning Resources:

These websites will help you plan for your Summer Reading Program. Make sure you check out our Programming and Storytime Resources pages for related system materials, templates and storytime ideas.

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Reading Lists

Create your own handouts based on these lists. Check our Collection Development Page for more lists and resources.

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Vendor Websites

Useful for prizes and promotional items.

Visit for a complete list of library vendors.

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