The new CSLP online store is up and running! Shop for all kinds of products based on the 2020 Summer Reading Theme: “Imagine Your Story.” There are T-shirts, stickers, posters, puppets, toys, and more – even gnome rubber duckies! These products are ideal for supplementing your 2020 Summer Reading Program, from using them to publicize […]
Summer Reading News
Learn about new program ideas in the August CLSP newsletter.
Summer Reading may be drawing to a close, but it’s time to look forward to a new school year and Library Card Sign-up Month in September! Celebrate the library with all your favorite characters from Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 4. Woody, Buzz, and old and new friends believe that “your library card is your ticket to […]
Read about how some public broadcasting stations are connecting to their local libraries and communities, and collaborating on A Universe of Stories and the Summer of Space to get more kids involved in Summer Reading and Summer Learning! The Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County had an exciting time getting kids involved with their […]
“Statewide efforts have identified under-tapped potential site locations where children gather over the summer. Libraries are one such location. A statewide effort has been connecting libraries with sponsors. This has allowed libraries to expand their service, raising the number of sites from 36 in 2014 to 127 in 2018. Libraries have been excellent partners in […]
Learn about new program ideas in the July CLSP newsletter.
In early June, Commissioner MaryEllen Elia visited Utica and the Utica Public Library to officially launch the statewide 2019 Summer Reading program and talk about the important benefits of utilizing the summer reading program at public libraries. The Utica-based newspaper, “Observer-Dispatch,” recently wrote about this visit and agreed with Commissioner Elia’s statement on the vital […]
Read the 2018 Scholastic Reading Report entitled: Kids & Family Reading, Finding their Story!
Read about the NASA’s 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11’s Historic Moon Landing in the May CSLP newsletter.
Read about the Amazing Space Race! and more in the April CSLP newsletter.