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Children's Services: Summer Reading

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Collaborative Summer Library Program 2018 and Beyond!

The State Library membership in CLSP entitles any public library in the state to use CSLP products. Just go to the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) and create a free account to access  resources and purchase materials.

2018 Theme: Libraries Rock!

Early Literacy

Children's Program:

Teen Program:

Adult Program:

2017 CSLP Artists

Early Literacy Program
David Macaulay

Children's Program 
David Macaulay

Teen Program
Upstart graphics

Adult Program 

2019 Theme: 

Slogan for Early Lit, Children's, Teen and Adult Programs is the same:

2020 Theme: 

Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) art/graphics are copyrighted by Upstart for exclusive use by CSLP members and are used by permission. Copying or reproducing the CSLP art/graphics in any way by non-CSLP members is prohibited.

Evanced Wandoo Reader

The CT State Library continues its contract with Evanced through the summer of 2018. For summer of 2018 Wandoo Reader available to all public libraries free of charge but Summer Reader will no longer be available. 

Wandoo Reader is Summer Reader 2.0!  One of the most noticeable features of Wandoo is the built-in game component. But there are many other differences.

You can take a video guided tour of Wandoo.

The Wandoo Reader demo site is here:

You can create a Wandoo Reader Trial account (good through March 31 2017) here:

What "The Research" says

Wandoo Reader Training

Wandoo Reader Boot Camp
There are no training sessions available at this time. Please contact Linda Williams at if you would like to attend a training session on Wandoo Reader.

James Kim: Tapping into the Public Library

Summer Reading: Goals and Best Practice

Offering Library Reading Programs: 10 Tips for Librarians

Summer Learning Loss

Shhhhhh...secret code

2468 Reading books is really great!


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