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Summer Library Program: Libraries Rock

This guide covers everything you need to plan, promote, and execute your summer library program for all ages!

Summer Library Program 2018

CSLP Artwork

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

Other Resources

Early Literacy


Sounds of Nature - Chapter 4, p. 121

  • Bird call maker pp.137-138
  • Bird calls apps p. 138
  • Bird Scavenger hunt p. 154

Musical Charades (pp. 107-108)
Pete's Rocking Shoes Puppet Show (pp 58- 61)

Other Ideas:

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)

Music Suggestions Form (p. 53)


All Ages


Movie Licensing

Books from the MLS Collection

Other Books