November 17, 2017

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School Bus–Turned–Bookmobile Rolls Across Georgia

Over the summer, the polka-dot bus visited areas without easy access to a public library.

Summer Programming Inspirations, from Scavenger Hunts to Lunch at the Library

With reading boot camp, a makermobile, and more, these libraries are ready for summer break.

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Three Rules for a Fabulous Summer Reading Program

Pick awesome books, offer choice, and value student voice. Read more tips from a 2016 SLJ School Librarian of the Year finalist.

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Teachers Write! is Back| Professional Shelf

Itching to write, or improve your skills? Kate Messner’s annual free online summer writing program for teachers and librarians is open for registration.

The Latest and Greatest (Free!) Summer Learning Resources

Take a look at these program ideas, resources, and recommended reading—and add your own.

Three School Library-Based Summer Learning Programs

Check out these different models for school librarian-led summer learning initiatives, with or without grants and public library partners.

The Evolution of Summer Reading | Editorial

Where summer reading works well, it places the library in a student’s learning life during vacation. Combine its goals with hands-on STEM-based programming, and you’ve met summer learning.

This article was published in School Library Journal's March 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

Get Ready for Endless Summer Learning

A focus on learning—encompassing reading—reflects an evolving mind-set for librarians who run summer programs for kids and teens.

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Chicago Public Library Wins Founder’s Award for Stemming Summer Slide

The 2015 Founder’s Award, bestowed by the National Summer Learning Association, recognized the Chicago Public Library for its high level of collaboration and coordination with other city groups on its summer learning program.