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Attention Early Childhood Providers!

Join the Super Reader Squad this summer at the Milwaukee Public Library.
It’s fun, free, and easy!

Encourage daily reading and learning all summer in every classroom to help kids build important literacy skills. 

First, register all your classrooms!
  • Encourage each classroom teacher to track the reading of their students.
  • Teachers color in a space as their classrooms read.
  • It’s okay to split the reading into shorter 15-minute sessions. Just read every day!
  • Kids can read by themselves, read to each other, or listen to someone read.
  • Earn points by logging the classroom's reading and earn additional badges with the Super Reader Squad.
  • Contact the Milwaukee Public Library at (414) 286-3091 to arrange for one free book for each of the children at your center. Available while supplies last.
You’re never too young to be a Super Reader!

Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers should participate, too. Singing, rhyming, looking at pictures, playing with books, listening to a story…it all helps young children get ready to read.

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Summer Reading makes a huge difference when children go back to school!

Children can lose up to 3 months in reading skills over the summer. This loss can add up, leaving some children years behind as they get older.

  • Children who read over the summer do better in school.
  • Children as young as infants should be read to by a parent or caregiver.
  • Libraries have lots of free digital resources available to help students read, create, and discover.
  • Library staff is dedicated to motivating children to read! Check out our calendar of events so we can stay connected.