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Exploration through a Summer Reading Program


Exploration through a Summer Reading Program

This year’s summer reading program is out of this world! Since we will all be celebrating space exploration and Neil Armstrong’s 50-year anniversary of walking on the moon, the Collaborative Summer Literacy Program (CSLP) has developed the slogan “A Universe of Stories” for 2019. Not only will thi...

Finding Summer Reading Programs

Finding Summer Reading Programs

This summer, encourage your children to join a summer reading program in your community. Engaging in this could help students retain and improve their reading skills. You want the slides on playgrounds and at waterparks to be the only slides they experience this vacation, not the summer slide asso...

Rewards for Summer Reading Programs

Summer is approaching and when the final bell rings at the end of the school year, parents will turn their attention to finding summer programs for their kids.

Public libraries offer a great service to their communities through Summer Reading Programs. These programs are great for motivating kids t...

Why Libraries are Important

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Why Libraries are Important

Libraries have played an instrumental role in human history and are still an integral part of our lives today. Here are just a few reasons why they're imporant.

1. Access to knowledge - 2.5 billion materials circulated in the U.S. annually, access to pu...

The Evolution of the Card Catalog System

The Evolution of the Card Catalog System

Merriam-Webster defines a card catalog as "a set of cards in a library that have information about books, journals, etc., written on them and are arranged in alphabetical order." Card catalogs have changed in the years since they were first developed in the late 1780s. Many young readers today wou...