Summer Library Program


2019 Collaborative Summer Library Program Theme: A Universe of Stories

Bridges Library System offers a variety of support for youth services including leadership from a Bridges librarian dedicated to youth and inclusive services.  Bridges Library System sponsors a summer library program workshop for youth services staff, summer library program incentives, three professional performances for each library during the summer library program, and more.

The 2019 theme is A Universe of Stories.  Many of our member libraries use this theme which makes for a very exciting summer!

Bridges Library System is arranging for three professional performers to offer a program at each member library in the summer of 2019. View the list of performance times and locations.

Libraries offer summer library program incentives to help motivate kids and teens to read more over the summer. Bridges Library System coordinates, prints and distributes many of the incentives used by the public libraries in the library system.  A big thanks goes out to our the area sponsors for the 2019 summer library program!  We are grateful for their generosity.

Sponsors to date (3/11/19):

·         Betty Brinn Museum

·         Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium

·         Cost Cutters

·         Kids in Motion

·         Little Amerricka Amusement Park

·         Milwaukee Art Museum

·         Madison Children’s Museum

·         The Big Backyard

·         Milwaukee Public Museum

·         P.F. Chang’s

·         Pettit National Ice Center

·         Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

·         Schuster’s Playtime Farm

·         Texas Roadhouse

·         Waukesha County Fair

·         Wisconsin State Fair

Sponsor list updated 3/11/19.

Please note that many libraries now offer summer library programs for teens and adults. Be sure to check in with your local library about their summer library program offerings.