Blog posts in Summer Reading

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Summer Reading Program Manual for 2014: Call for Ideas for Teen Manual

2014 Collaborative Summer Library Program: Teen Manual

Call for Ideas by November 1, 2012

Science is the broad theme chosen for 2014.

“Spark a Reaction” is the teen slogan.

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Summer Reading for Students Unable to Read Standard Print!

Talking Book Service users are encouraged to participate in Summer Reading.

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Your Library May Be Eligible for Summer Food Program

Did you know? Currently over 50% of Idaho's children are eligible for federally-funded food programs!

During the school year nutritious meals are available through the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs. But those programs end when school ends for the summer. The U.S.
Department of Agriculture's Summer Food Service Program helps fill the hunger gap.

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2012 Summer Reading Manuals

Summer Reading Program manuals have been shipped out to every publicly-funded public library in Idaho. Manuals are addressed to the library in general and not a specific person, so please keep an eye out and give your mail processing person a heads-up.

CSLP Teen Video Challenge 2012 Announced

For the 2012 Summer Reading Program, the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP), working through member states, will be soliciting amateur videos produced by teenagers, to serve as the official CSLP sanctioned summer reading teen videos.

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Call for Summer Reading Program Ideas for 2013

It's time to start digging up ideas for the 2013 summer reading theme, “Underground.” Collaborative Summer Library Programs (CSLP) program manual committees would like your suggestions for the following slogans:

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Summer Reading Program Report Due August 31

All Idaho libraries offering summer reading programs must submit a SRP report to ICfL by August 31, 2011.  You can access the report on our Summer Reading web page.  This report contains 30 questions.

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Children's Games From Around the World

I just found a great site called TOPICS online magazine for learners of English. It is a wonderful resource for this year's Summer Reading theme One World, Many Stories.  It can also assist librarians who are looking for ways to add diversity to their programming.

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CSLP Summer Reading Manual: Corrections and suggestions

CSLP apologizes for the following:
An out-of-date map was used for the continent of Africa, and several countries either changed their name or are misspelled. Youth Services Librarian David Cubie (OH) found the following errors on the map of Africa in Chapter 6:

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Idaho Teen Wins Video Challenge

Lorry Hernández, a Garden City Public Library teen, demonstrated how much she values her library with her “You Are Here” video promoting the 2011 Summer Reading program to other teens. Hernández’s video was selected at the state level to be Idaho’s official “You Are Here” Teen Video Challenge winner for 2011.