The Alberta Virtual Summer Reading Club (ABSRC) is a collection of free, online resources to support and supplement summer reading programs in Alberta's public libraries. Featuring content for school-aged kids as well as resources and information for library staff, this site has everything you need to have an amazing summer reading experience...all without leaving your house!
For kids, you'll find...
...crafts and activities you can complete at home
...special storytimes by featured guest readers
...reading trackers and more to help you keep track of your summer reading progress!
For library staff, you'll find...
...information and tutorials to help you run a fantastic online SRP
...projects, programs, and storytime guides that you can recreate in your own library
...ready-to-use promotional materials to help you advertise your summer reading club on social media
The Alberta Virtual Summer Reading Club is a collaboration between Alberta's seven regional library systems, with support from The Alberta Library and the Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) of the Government of Alberta's Ministry of Municipal Affairs.