[kids-lib] Summer Reading Program Ideas

Weisel, Heidi Heidi.Weisel at ci.corvallis.or.us
Fri Apr 30 20:16:41 PDT 2010

**Please excuse any cross-posting**

> Hello,
> After attending the Annual CSLP [Collaborative Summer Library Program]
> Conference this month, your Oregon CSLP representatives have
> additional Summer Reading Program ideas to share with you:
> 1.  The American Red Cross and the US Army Corps of Engineers have
> become official CSLP partners for the 2010 Summer Reading Program.  If
> you are interested in providing water safety and/or water resource
> programs, contact your local chapter.  Also, it is possible that these
> organizations may contact your libraries, as they are official
> partners.  
> Oregon Red Cross:
> www.oregonredcross.org/index.asp?IDCapitulo=663B0ID44V
> US Army Corps of Engineers: www.usace.army.mil/Pages/default.aspx
> 2.  TeachingBooks.net is now available to CSLP Members for free during
> the summer.  This site provides instant access to online resources
> that support the the 2010 Summer Reading Program, including:
> 	- Author interviews in video, audio & written formats
> 	- Audio booktalks with authors and illustrators
> 	- Book discussion and activity guides
> 	- Audio recordings of author name pronunciations
> 	- Links to author and illustrator websites
> To access these resources, click on the following links:
> Youth resources: www.teachingbooks.net/cslp
> Teen resources: www.teachingbooks.net/cslpt
> For further information, contact Nick Glass at nick at teachingbooks.net
> or call (800) 596-0710.
> 3.  Saroj Ghoting, an Early Childhood Literacy Consultant, has
> provided Summer Reading information on her website that includes tips
> to encourage parents to sign up babies and todders as well as activity
> ideas for Summer Reading Programs for young children.
> www.earlylit.net/summerreading/index.html
> 4.  Johnson County Library [Kansas] has a wide collection of finger
> play videos on their website:
> www.jocolibrary.org/templates/JCL_InfoPage.aspx?id=14515
> All Oregon public, volunteer, and tribal libraries are members of the
> Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP), and receive a free summer
> reading manual. To get the most out of your membership, create an
> account on the CSLP website (http://www.cslpreads.org/) and you will
> be able to access additional summer reading resources. CSLP membership
> dues and manual fees are paid for by the State Library with LSTA
> funds. Summer reading manuals are distributed by OLA's Children's
> Services Division. 
> For more information, contact one of you CSLP representatives:
> - Esther Moberg, CSD Summer Reading Chair:
> Esther_creslib at centurytel.net
> - Paige Bentley, CSD In-coming Summer Reading Chair:
> paigeb at dpls.lib.or.us
> - Heidi Weisel, OYAN CSLP Liaison: heidi.weisel at ci.corvallis.or.us 
> - Katie Anderson, CSLP Oregon State Representative:
> katie.anderson at state.or.us
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