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Albany Public Library’s 2013 Summer Reading Program

Creating videos with children and teens is a great way to simultaneously promote your library program and engage kids in an activity that builds digital literacy skills and 21st century skills.

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Giving Away Free Books is a Component of High-Quality SRPs

13178085-essayView Oregon Live’s photo essay of Forest Grove City Library celebrating kids who met their summer reading goal and rewarding them with books to keep and take home. One of the components of high-quality summer reading programs if giving away free books children and teens get to keep.

 

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Teen Summer Reading Art Contest

KaitBairdSRPposter2013Oregon libraries that use the Ready to Read Grant to fund part or all of their summer reading program are required to use the statewide summer reading program (a.k.a. the Collaborative Summer Library Program). This means they must use the CSLP theme (this year underground) and slogan (this year Dig Into Reading and Beneath the Surface), but they are not required to use CSLP artwork. Washington County Cooperative Library System holds a teen summer reading art contest every year. This provides local teens with the opportunity to engage in a meaningful art project, vote to select the art they want to represent their program, and participate in their community by helping to promote their public library.

Congratulations to Kait Baird, this year’s winner!

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Journey to Everywhere with the Albany Public Library (K-5 Grades)

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July 30, 2013 · 3:33 pm