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Summer Library Program 2018
Make Sure to Check Out All the Professionally Designed Artwork in the CSLP Manual.
Each manual includes a planning section. Look there for more information on goals, evaluation, registration, reporting and more. Each planning section also includes reproducibles you can use for volunteers, photo release forms, as calendars and more.
2018 Manual Log Pages
Early Literacy: Bookmark log-18; Activity log-19
Children’s: Interactive game-40; Time log-42
Teen: Reading log, books-23 ;Reading log, pages-24
Bingo-26; Genre bingo-28
Adult: Reading list booklet-65
Consider using an accommodations statement on your website and publicity and even as a sign by your program room and other parts of your library:
People of All Abilities Welcome
The ____ Public Library welcomes the opportunity to serve people of all abilities. If you require a program to be in an accessible format, please call (phone number) at least 48 hours in advance so arrangements can be made.
Massachusetts Braille & Talking Book Libraries
Sounds of Nature - Chapter 4, p. 121
- Bird call maker pp.137-138
- Bird calls apps p. 138
- Bird Scavenger hunt p. 154
Bird Songs Music Listening Activity
Free listening activity featuring three songs about birds from TeachersPayTeacher.
Find free printables for S.Q.U.I.L.T. - Super Quiet Un-Interrupted Listening Time activities from TeachersPayTeachers.
Listen & Roll
Free printable music listening activity featuring dice from TeachersPayTeachers.
Coding site to create stories, games, and animations.
Bedtime Math at the Library
Joy Kalfus from the non-profit organization Bedtime Math shares ways that libraries can support math learning to help prevent "summer slide".
Summer of Numbers
Add math to your summer library program with these tips and resources from Bedtime Math.
Musical Charades (pp. 107-108)
Pete's Rocking Shoes Puppet Show (pp 58- 61)
Teen & Adult
CD Crafts: Crochet CDs (Teen: Sound Body & Mind) & Recycled CD coasters (Adult: Experience) Other ideas from Pinterest.
DIY guitar pick (Teen: Behind the Scenes: Instructions p 77, template p 83)
Music Journalism Worksheet (p. 84)
Reading Preferences Questionnaire (p. 18)
What is Music Therapy?
An introduction to music therapy by the American Music Therapy Association.
The Johnson County Library's blog featuring interviews with talented musicians of all ages and genres from the Kansas City area.
The Mutopia Project
2097 pieces of music – free to download, modify, print, copy, distribute, perform, and record – all in the Public Domain or under Creative Commons licenses, in PDF, MIDI, and editable LilyPond file formats
Music Suggestions Form (p. 53)
Books from the MLS Collection
Baby Rhyming Time by In this versatile book you'll find book ideas, rhymes, songs and music, props, and more that can be combined to form hundreds of hours of quality programming that will wow parents, educators, and caregivers.
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Bringing the Arts into the Library by Using a library's facilities to bring arts to the community is a wonderful marketing and outreach opportunity, a tangible way to show the public that libraries offer value, thus shoring up grassroots support. Carol Smallwood has combed the country finding examples of programs implemented by a variety of different types of libraries to enrich, educate, and entertain patrons through the arts.
Publication Date: 2013-09-01
Let's Start the Music by In this collection of easy-to-use, easy-to-adapt library programs for children in grades K-3, Brown connects songs and musical activities directly to books kids love to read. Offering several thematic programs, complete with stories, songs, and flannelboard and other activities, her book includes Music activities, lists of music-related books, mix-and-match activities, and additional web resources.
Publication Date: 2012-12-01
Start-To-Finish YA Programs by This title provides 25 teen programs from public libraries based on the Search Institute's 40 Developmental Assets for Teens.
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Let's Clap, Jump, Sing and Shout; Dance, Spin and Turn It Out! by
All Together Singing in the Kitchen by
I Can Play It by
Exploring the Connection Between Children's Literature and Music by
Lisa Loeb's Silly Sing-Along by
Lisa Loeb's Songs for Movin' and Shakin': the Air Band Song and Other Toe-Tapping Tunes by