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This guide covers everything you need to plan, promote, and execute your summer library program for all ages!
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Welcome! All of the information you need to succeed with Summer Reading is right here.

If you need materials, you'll find them under FAQ & Need to Know, Summer Reading 2012-2015 and Connect & Promote.

If you're looking for resources for library programming or have a question and want to know how other librarians have done it, try CSLPMassYac posts, the READSinMA blog, or Other Summer resources.

For Evanced training, go to READSinMA/Evanced tab. Connect with social media under Connect & Promote or sign up for the MassYac listserv to stay in touch.


FAQ & Need to Know: Quick information to get your Summer Reading program started

READSinMA: Information from the READSinMa blog

Summer Reading 2012-2015:

  • 2012: General theme information and CSLP annual meeting report
  • 2013: General theme information and illustrator announcements
  • 2014: General theme information
  • 2015: General theme information

CSLP: Information and resources from CSLP, the Collaborative Summer Library Program

Connect & Promote:

MassYac Posts: Targeted MassYac listserv posts on summer reading



Massachusetts Library System

Statewide Summer Library Program & More!

Sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Massachusetts is proud to announce that we will continue our membership with the  Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) for summers 2015 and 2016. We will share the same themes, artwork, manuals, and incentives with 48 other states. There is a membership fee for libraries who wish to participate and MLS has covered your membership dues through 2015.



2015 General Theme: Heroes

Children/Early Literary: Every Hero Has A Story

Teens: Unmask!

Adults: Escape the Ordinary

The 2015 illustrators are:

Jarrett Krosoczka, Children's and Early Literacy

Hope Larson, Teen


 Click here to go to the 2015 LibGuide.


Contact Us!

Sarah Sogigian

Youth Services
866-627-7228 x311

April Mazza

Advisor for Youth and School Library Services
866-627-7228 x307


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