Welcome to the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP).


All public libraries can join CSLP.  If your library is located in the states of Alaska, California, Illinois, or Minnesota, you need to fill out a membership form to join CSLP:

If your state was not listed in the above paragraph, you are already a member and the annual membership fee for the program has already been paid by your state library.   To find out more information on how CSLP supports summer reading in your state, please contact your CSLP State Representative.

Interested in joining as a State? The cost for Statewide membership is a base rate of $65, plus $2 for each library. Membership applies to all libraries in your state.  Contact Karen Day at karen.day@cslpreads.org or call 866-657-8556.

To find the contact information for your state rep, please visit the State Rep Directory page:


Your $20 membership fee covers administrative costs for the year and includes a multitude of resources for the Early Literacy, Youth, Teen, and Adult programs.  Manuals are in four different formats: Paper manuals with a DVD of graphics that are reproducible for $20.00; DVD format with a .pdf of the manual and all the graphics for $10.00; USB format with a .pdf of the manual and all the graphics for $10.00; and an on-line version with an access code for $8.00 which will have the manual in a .pdf format and all of the graphics.  The manual includes programs for all ages with over 425 pages of programming ideas!

The CSLP program can be used as summer programming, supplemental programming, winter reading programs, or story time programs beginning October 1, 2019.

A wide variety of program resources, Public Service Announcements (PSA’s), links to the CSLP Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook pages, and assessment tools are available to members of CSLP.

Ordering materials

The CSLP order website opens September 1, with rolling deadlines to accommodate budget years, programs, and promotion schedules.   We encourage you to order early for best selection.  Shipping will begin in late fall of 2019 and incentive materials are available until July 31, 2020.  If you have special ordering or billing needs please feel free to contact the CSLP staff who happy to work with you.

Purchases from the CSLP Storefront supports summer reading planning and resources for all ages, PSAs, web resources, and participation by all states at the annual meeting.  For more information about CSLP, including how to establish CSLP as your summer reading program for 2020, please contact Karen Day at karen.day@cslpreads.org or call 866-657-8556 or Luke Kralik at luke.kralik@cslpreads.org or call 833-225-8661.

Be part of summer reading!

Do you have an interest in programming, statistics, promotion, or budgets?  Consider joining one of our committees and be part of planning summer reading for libraries around the country, military bases and the American Territories.

CSLP is committed to all public libraries and would like to assist you in whatever way we can to ensure that you have access to high quality, low cost materials for your summer reading program.

Please feel free to contact CSLP anytime with questions, suggestions or to sign up for a committee.

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