Promoting the Value of Summer Reading

November 11, 2014


The benefits of summer reading are clear.  National research finds that student who participate in library summer reading programs scored higher on reading achievement tests at the beginning of the next school year than those who did not participate. 


The iREAD mission is to provide libraries with the tools to bridge this summer gap, which inspiring literacy and life-long learning.  Click here to view our new "Prevent Summer Slide" bookmarks and posters, designed to provide informational support with parents and community leaders, available in English and Spanish.


Purchase a packet of 100 to use in your advocacy efforts with your elected officials.   

iREAD Summer Reading Programs

Since 1981, iREAD provides high quality, low-cost resources and products that enable local library staff to motivate children, young adults, and adults to read.

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