Get & Share Ideas:

Visit the Forums on this site to find and share ideas. 

Links to research that shows the benefits of summer learning can be found on YALSA's wiki

Visit the Make It @ your library site for maker and craft ideas that can help you expand your summer activities beyond reading.

Learn & Explore:

Check out the Learn & Explore page for archived (free!) webinars about summer learning programs, as well as other resources that help you plan and evaluate your program.

Visit the National Summer Learning Association's Knowledge Center page to find great summer learning resources. 

Check out the #act4teens page for stats regarding why teens need libraries.

Marketing & Promotion:

Check out the Marketing & Promotion page for a Marketing Tips & Ideas PowerPoint, as well as links to free handouts.

Teen Book Finder Database and App:

Check out the Teen Book Finder page to learn about our free Teen Book Finder Database and App. Find book lists and awards at the tap of a button!

YALSA Wiki Pages:

Check out our Wiki Pages page and visit our visit our two wiki pages, Summer Reading/Learning and Adolescent Literacy wiki page for research and resources regarding those topics. Feel free to add your own resources as well by simply creating a wiki account.

Other resources:

Find YA Authors: check out our list of YA Authors by State.

Products: the Cooperative Summer Library Program provides a theme and related materials each year.

The Multnomah County Library's Effective Library Internship Toolkit

NAESP Afterschool and Summer Learning site.

YALSA Products & Publications

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