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Youth Services

News & Events

  • 2020 Summer Library Program Support:
    • Summer Program Graphics from SCLS
      • Booklogs, activity sheets, and other print resources to help support the Summer Library Program for libraries in the South Central Library System
      • Performer flyers and summer brochures
        • Performer flyer request. You can make as many copies as you need and Deb Haffner can create flyers for any of your programs.  (Return to Deb Haeffner at SCLS  as soon as you've scheduled performers.)  Deadline is April 30, 2020.
        • Summer events brochure. SCLS will create and print brochures that describe your library's entire offerings of summer programs and special events. The due date for requesting summer events brochures is FOUR WEEKS before brochures are needed.
        • Please contact Deb Haeffner if you have any questions about SLP graphics support.
    • Summer Library Program Incentives request form.  Deadline is 4/3/20
    • Performer scheduling spreadsheet performer comments
    • 2020 online summer library program manual instructions
  • SCLS Youth Services Big Wheel blog
  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten App information
  • Join the SCLS Programming Exchange Facebook Group




Early Literacy

Publicity, Marketing, Press Releases

  • Public library supports reading development (addresses summer slide) press release
  • Libraries help develop children's reading skills editorial
  • Public library as valuable partner editorial



Incentives Work Group


Work Group Charge | 1/31/14 Mtg. Minutes | 1/10/14 web meeting recording | 3/26/14 Investigating Incentives webinar recording



Performer Information

Review a performer | Performer Reviews (password protected) | more...


Summer Library Program

2020 Program information | Who to Contact for Help | Review a Performer | SLP Publicity Materials | School visit tips | more...

Program Support Materials

Ellison/Accu-Cut | Story Kits and Program resources | Book Discussion Kits | Board Book Kits | Public Performance Videos | Big Books | LEGO Kits


Program Ideas


Program Tips | Booklists | Book Discussion Groups| Helpful Links | SLP Cheers | Equipment request | more...




ALA | WLA | Newbery/Caldecott Bookmarks



Professional Organizations

Email lists




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