Welcome to the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP).
HOW TO JOIN
All public libraries can join CSLP. If your library is located in the states of California, Illinois, Minnesota, or Virginia, 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.
To find the contact information for your state rep, please visit the State Rep Directory page:
COSTS AND BENEFITS
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 all four CSLP programs plus a supplemental manual from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, over 700 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, 2018.
A wide variety of program resources, Public Service Announcements (PSA’s), links to the CSLP Pinterest and Facebook pages, and assessment tools are available to members of CSLP.
The CSLP order website opens October 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 November 2018 and incentive materials are available until July 31, 2019. If you have special ordering or billing needs please feel free to contact our administrator, Karen Day as we are more than happy to work with you.
Purchases from the CSLP exclusive vendor 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 2019, please email Karen Day at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-657-8556.
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.