Youth Services

Student Research
Research for Kids
If your library has a summer reading event on July 1st and you would like media coverage, please fill out the following form and we’ll get your event included on a statewide media release from the Governor’s office. All events must be submitted by June 25th to be included in the statewide media release.

Thank you to the libraries who have already submitted events to help us celebrate Summer Matters in Kansas. The more events we have listed, the more attention we can draw to summer reading programs in Kansas libraries!

What is Summer Matters?
This year, Kansas Reading Roadmap, Kansas Department for Children and Families and the State Library would like to raise awareness about the value of summer learning opportunities and reading programs in libraries on July 1st through a national campaign called Summer Matters. Summer Matters is a campaign focused on creating and expanding access to high quality summer learning opportunities for kids.

Read Kansas Read

Read Kansas Read Important Dates
Record Minutes: June 1 - August 4
Reading Logs Must Be Received: August 11
Awards Ceremony: TBD

Reading Log
Activity Page