The State Library and Summer Reading Programs
The State Library of Iowa believes strongly in the importance of a Summer Library program and, with the public libraries around the State, promotes a vigorous Summer Library program.
As a member of the national Collaborative Summer Library Program, each year the State Library provides a summer library program for public libraries. Each library receives free children's and teen program manuals for the current theme, invitations to free summer workshops and a chance to order materials at a group rate.
The 2012 Summer Library Program themes are:
The Summer Library Program is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State Library of Iowa.