Making A Splash with Summer Reading

Minkel, Walter
January 2003
School Library Journal;Jan2003, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p54
Trade Publication
Discusses ways that public librarians can team with schools to promote summer reading for children. Partnerships between public libraries and schools; Need for public librarians to make school principals aware of how they support school programs; Difficulties for public children's librarians to cultivate relationships with teachers; Importance of reaching out to parents; Advice for how to team public libraries with local schools, such as by compiling booklists with school counterparts, joining forces with other summer reading programs in the area, giving children free books, and others.


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