May 29, 2018

This summer, keep the slide on the playground

We’ve all seen studies citing summer as a time when kids with no access to stimulating experiences or books can slip behind their peers. It’s known as “summer slide.” The effects are sobering and can be long-lasting. 

April 23, 2018

Your summer reading master list, 2018 edition

Last year, we put together a “master list” of our best resources for helping you survive whatever the summer reading season throws your way. Since we’re constantly adding fresh content and helpful resources, we thought our summer reading master list deserved an update!

June 6, 2017

Build a better world this summer

Each year, librarians anxiously await to hear what this year's Collaborative Summer Library Theme (CSLP) will be. This year's theme, Build a Better World, is a little more abstract than usual and open to interpretation. It could mean so many things, from activism to construction to technology or engineering.

May 10, 2017

Your summer reading master list

Brace yourselves; summer reading is coming. We’ve compiled some of our best articles, cheat sheets, and tutorials into a master list that will help you survive whatever summer decides to throw your way. 

May 17, 2016

Surviving summer

Ahhh…summer. Time for fun road trips, relaxing by the beach, and the sweet sounds of children enjoying their break from school.