ERIC Number: EJ453333
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Summer Reading Activities--Way back When.
Locke, Jill L.
Journal of Youth Services in Libraries, v6 n1 p72-78 Fall 1992
Describes three public library summer reading programs for children in the 1890s: Hewins' Vacation Reading Club; the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's Summer Playground Program; and the Library League of Cleveland. The growth of similar programs and related reports in the library literature of the early twentieth century are discussed, and summer reading today is considered. (33 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A