Edge Features an article on Summer Learning and Public Libraries

The August 25th, 2016 issue of Edge featured a story on summer learning. This article highlights the importance of libraries as key leaders in closing the summer education gap in communities. Many libraries have expanded their summer programs to include a variety of academic and developmental areas. The article also covers the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) new report Public Libraries and Effective Summer Learning: Opportunities for Assessment, developed through the National Forum on Effective Summer Learning, and supported by funding from the IMLS.

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New York State Library

Summer Reading at New York Libraries is funded in part through the Federal Library Services and Technology Act, with funds awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. The New York State Library is a program of the Office of Cultural Education in the New York State Education Department.