Month: November 2016

Program delivery: promoting your SRC

When promoting your program, keep in mind that you may want to promote to non-library visitors and people that have not participated in a Summer Reading Club before as well as to existing library users. Here are some ideas: Library display

Program delivery: programming ideas

Activities and special SRC events attract children to the library. Plan activities that will appeal to children who are not regular library users as well as activities that will enrich the background of children who regularly attend and who are

Program delivery: engaging with participants

Somewhere between getting ready for and planning your Summer Reading Club the time arrives for you to deliver your program. It is in the delivery of your program that you will find the reward of your efforts in engaging with

Program delivery: tracking books read

The tracking of books read during summer is a key performance indicator (KPI) of the Summer Reading Club. There are a few options for collecting this data in your spaces. We recommend you discuss this with your staff to determine the

Program delivery: tracking participant registrations in your space

There are a few ways to manage participant registrations in your spaces. As each library operates differently we leave it to your discretion to manage this process per your library’s needs. The following is provided as a guide to help you decide

2016 Program Data Collection

The collection of SRC end of program data helps us to keep improving the quality and substantiate the key deliverables of the Summer Reading Club. At the conclusion of this year’s program you will be asked to report on the following

2016 SRC Library Display Competition

Last year, 51 libraries entered the Summer Reading Club Library Display competition, providing a small peek into what the SRC looks like in libraries across the country. This year, we hope to see the number of entries double, allowing us

SRC Club Website – LIVE

The themed children’s activity or SRC Club website launched on 31 October, 2016. The SRC Club Website is an additional resource to support library summer reading club programs. It also provides an opportunity to extend SRC programming into homes, support connections

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Activating the Theme – Secret Decoding Glasses

Be the hero. Be the villain. Let’s get ready for action! Summer is fast approaching and so is the Summer Reading Club. Is this your first time delivering the SRC? Have you looked through your materials and are wondering how

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