The New York State Library is pleased to announce the release of the summer reading manual for 2013:  “2013 School Library Partner Manual.”

The “2013 School Library Partner Manual” contains complete information for school libraries and schools to partner with a public library, or public library system, to help all students gain the full advantage of summer reading. It also includes full resource lists for books, recordings, and websites related to the 2013 theme, Underground, and slogans, “Dig into Reading” (children) and “Beneath the Surface” (teens).

The manual can be downloaded from the “Summer Reading at New York Libraries” website , click on Downloadable Materials and scroll to the bottom of the page. Also available on the “downloadable materials” page are summer reading flyers and brochures to share with educators and parents.

For further information contact Karen Balsen “Summer Reading at New York Libraries” coordinator