Welcome to 2019 Summer Reading at
New York Libraries!
Summertime is fun time for readers of all ages and libraries offer a wide variety of exciting programs and events all summer long ! Browse through our site for summer reading-related materials and resources. “A Universe of Stories” is the 2019 slogan and the theme is space and science, so check out activities being planned by your local library. To join in the fun of Summer Reading and Summer Learning today, just find your local library website using our link, and register!
Craft, Engineer and Make & Take Activities for “A Universe of Stories”
STAR Net is hosting a new webinar in January entitled “Craft, Engineer, and Make & Take Activities for “A Universe of Stories” to talk about the many easy and fun ways you can incorporate hands-on space science and STEM-related activities into your library’s 2019 Summer reading program. Registration for this webinar is already full, but you’ll still be able to view the webinar via the STAR Net Youtube live page! The webinar takes place Thursday, January 17th, at 4pm, so be sure to mark your calendar and take advantage of this great learning opportunity! Click on the link below to find more information about viewing the webinar: http://www.starnetlibraries.org/event/craft-engineer-make-take-activities-for-a-universe-of-stories/
Summer Reading and the Summer Slide
“Summer Slide is the loss of skills during the time students are not in school.” Reading during the summer helps prevent the summer slide. Learn more in the Scholastic Kids and Family Reading Report.