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Below are the headlines from the latest 📣 Nic News Weekly newsletter.
Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019
Time: 10am - 12:30pm
Lunch: free pizza!
Location: Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI 54303 (map)
This will be your opportunity to talk about this year's Summer Library Program:
Below are the headlines from the 08/09/2019 - 📣 Nic News Weekly newsletter.
Below are the headlines from the 07/12/2019 - 📣 Nic News Weekly newsletter.
STAR Library Network (STAR Net), in partnership with the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP), are working together to share science and technology related activities and resources to libraries across the nation as part of CSLP's 2019 summer learning program called "The Universe of Stories."
Each Summer Reading Champion recorded a short HD video introducing themselves and what they do and how public libraries have inspired them.
Check out these great videos at
CSLP encourages the collaboration of innovative and age appropriate ideas, resources, and programs through the production of its manuals. The manuals include program ideas, book lists, decorations and activities for age groups, from babies to adults.
Since public librarians are our users of the manual, CSLP wants your ideas! You know what will work best in your libraries. Use the form below to submit your idea and any related materials (pictures, worksheets, etc.).
The theme for 2021 is: Animals
The slogan for 2021 is: "Tails and Tales"
Submit your programming idea at https://forms.gle/ebHUdBKUsJfu1VNbA.
During this week, the country will unite in efforts and celebrations hosted by hundreds of libraries, museums, and many other partner organizations to lift our voices that summers matter. Join in shaping smarter summers, brighter futures by showcasing how quality summer enrichment opportunities can stem summer learning loss and change the lives of millions of young people.
Increasingly, public libraries are feeding hungry bodies as well as hungry minds during the summer – and throughout the year. The CSLP’s Child and Community Well-Being committee supports and encourages library participation in the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program and other initiatives to help kids and teens stay nourished, active, and healthy when school is out.
The CCWB committee is pleased to offer the new Libraries and Summer Food Guide on the CSLP website and a series of articles showcasing the experiences of libraries around the country. Past articles are available on the Resource List section of the Libraries and Summer Food Guide.
The Collaborative Summer Library Program’s website has a lot of information to offer library staff. What some may not realize is that CSLP has curated a list of resources related to inclusion.
Visit www.cslpreads.org, hover over the “Inclusion Resources” tab, and you will find a plethora of different topics.
As they prepare for the 2019 summer learning program, “A Universe of Stories”, CSLP, STAR Net, and NASA have been working together on a virtual launch pad filled with numerous STEM resources that libraries can utilize in their celebration of space exploration.
With items including vetted STEM activities, partnership opportunities, printables and many other valuable resources, STAR Net’s “Summer of Space” website can provide your library with valuable tools to help your summer learning program achieve great success.
This information was obtained from the February 2019 CSLP Newsletter.
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