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2016 CSLP Teen Video Challenge Winners Announced

The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) announced the winners of the 2016 Teen Video Challenge.  The Teen Video Challenge is a national competition for teens to get involved with reading and their public library's summer reading program.  Winning videos were selected at the state level to be recognized as an official CSLP Teen Video Challenge winner for 2016.

Idaho State Park Passes available for your summer reading program!

Through an exciting new partnership with Idaho State Parks, ICfL is offering free state park passes to Idaho libraries hosting summer reading programs.'s picture

Corrected image on CSLP DVD clip art

Oops, the word, "volunteer" was spelled incorrectly on the CSLP DVD image, found in Teen program, "Additional Clip Art." Corrected version is below.

    My First Books Application for 2015-2016: Available Now

    My First Books is a Read to Me program that has been successfully implemented since 1997. Formerly titled "Read to Me First Book," this program strengthens partnerships between public libraries and local schools, preschools, Head Start sites, and child care providers.

    Idaho's New Afterschool Network

    We are excited to announce the establishment of the Idaho Afterschool Network (IAN), a statewide network of out-of-school and summer program providers. After eight years, thanks to the vision and's picture

    Call for Ideas: CSLP Slogans 2017 and Theme 2018

    Submit by
    January 23, 2015

    The CSLP is soliciting ideas from public libraries for:'s picture

    Evaluating Your Summer Reading Program

    Outputs such as circulation, attendance at programs, or number of participants can tell you how much your program was utilized, but those numbers do not tell you how well your program worked.'s picture

    Adult Manual 2016: Call for Ideas

    Theme:  Wellness, Fitness, Sports
      Exercise Your Mind – Read
     Friday, November 23, 2014

    Send to:
    Rhonda K. Gould, editor

    812 North Steele Street
    Tacoma, WA  98406's picture

    Teen Manual for 2016: Call for Ideas

    If you have ideas for programs, displays, or other teen activities relating to fitness/exercise/wellness, click here to see what the committee is looking for. Submissions are due by October 31.'s picture

    Orientation Sessions for Read to Me Outreach Programs

    If your library has been accepted to participate in any of the following outreach programs, or if you are interested in learning more about any of these programs, we ask that you attend an orientation session: