Youth Services

librarian reading story to childrenProgram Ideas
Growing Wisconsin Readers Blog
Tiny Tips for Library Fun
WLA YSS Blog: Youth Services Shout-Out


 Summer Library Program

Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP)

DPI Summer Library Program Page

 SLP Themes


Children: “Every Hero Has a Story”
Teens: “Unmask”
Adult: “Escape the Ordinary”



 Children: “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!”
Teens: “Get in the Game: Read”
Adult: “Exercise Your Mind: Read”


Build a Better World


1000 Books Before Kindergarten               - from La Crosse Public Library      

Baby Book Bees

1000 Books 100 Level Sheet

1000 Books Description

1000 Books Parent Intro Letter

1000 Books Staff Instruction Sheet

1000 Books Seed Bookmark

1000 Books Seed Bookmark (2013 update)

 Early Literacy
Creating Early Learning Spaces
Growing Wisconsin Readers – Resources for Librarians

Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC)
.Wisconsin Children’s Performers Directory
Wisconsin DPI-DLT Youth and Special Services
WRLS Storybags
WRLS Storybag guidelines 



Shared SLP Examples

Rocket Folder


Bookmarks (page 2)


Instruction Sheet for Teachers

Dream Big Rain Hat Story








Passive Programming
Reading is Key
Club Card
Free-quent Reader
Free-quent Reader Poster
Free-quent Reader card (side one)
Free-quent Reader card (side two)

 Rubber Ducky Club
Front Cover
Inside July
Inside June

child paging through large picture book

Story Action Pods
- from La Crosse Public Library

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Pigeon Lit Center

 Pigeon Word Bubble

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

 Mouse Lit Center

 If You Give a …

 “If You Give a …” words

Giraffe and a Half

The Little Pigs sequence


Teen Programming Ideas by Linda Jerome