Hello, and Happy Summer Reading!
As the weather heats up, so does the pressure on libraries to keep young people engaged with fun and educational programs. We know how hard you work during the summer months to make sure kids have access to learning opportunities. What Summer Reading plans are you most proud of this year?
Selecting Summer Stories
For those of you with Dial-A-Story Studio accounts, we've provided some lists of recommended summer titles from the Storytime Commons. Whether you’re using the Collaborative Summer Library Program’s All Together Now theme, iRead's Find Your Voice theme, or doing your own thing, here are some stories to consider scheduling:
All Together Now (Kindness, Friendship, Unity)
- The Bear and the Bees / El oso y las abejas
- How Love and Peace Came to the Woods
- Louie and Lily and the Case of Time to Rhyme
- The Neighbors: Julian and Leilani Out in Nature / Los vecinos: Julián y Leilani en la naturaleza
- Papa Bois: Protector of the Forest
- The Town Musicians of Bremen
- Winnie the Pooh and the North Pole Adventure
Find Your Voice (Social Justice, Empowerment, History, STEM)
- Bessie Stringfield: Motorcycle Queen
- Don’t Test the Princess / ¡No Pruebe A La Princesa!
- The Firebird Maria Tallchief
- The Fox and the Cat: a Ukrainian Folk Tale / La zorra y el gato
- Gigi Finds Her Voice- New for Summer Reading 2023 (Spanish coming soon)
- Inventor Garrett Morgan: Champion of Safety
- The Ugly Duckling / El patito feo
- Adventures in the Water
- A Camping Trip: From City to Nature / Un viaje en el campo
- The Little Mermaid / La Sirenita
Online Streaming: Another Way to Share Your Stories
LibraryCall customers-- are you taking advantage of our online story streaming feature? Our web widget provides another way to share your stories with families 24/7 through your library’s website.
For more information about setting up a web widget for your library, visit the Widget Instructions page in the LibraryCall Manager, or submit a support request email and we’ll get back to you right away. This feature is included with both our Studio and Direct Dial-A-Story services.
Browse our list of recommended Summer Reading titles and learn about LibraryCall's web streaming option for sharing your stories.