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Help your students join the Super Reader Squad!

Below are resources to help your students beat summer learning loss, earn cool prizes, and fuel a love of reading over the summer.

It’s fun, free, and easy!



 
Super Reader Squad Promotional Tool Kit:

What you can do:

  • Distribute Super Reader Squad reading logs to every child (age 12 and younger) in your school.
  • Get a jump start! Students can start reading and tracking right away on May 20.
  • Teachers: Help students keep track on their logs as they read in class.
  • Make sure that every child goes home with a Super Reader Squad reading log.
    • Families can sign up all summer long at any MPL branch or online at superreadersquad.org
    • Prizes (including a free book!) can be redeemed at any MPL branch starting June 11.
  • Spread the word about the Super Reader Squad program and fun, free events at MPL.
  • Hold a Super Reader Squad Kick-Off Assembly! Present on your own or schedule a visit from MPL staff.
    • Call (414) 286-8711. Hurry, spots fill up fast!
  • Check in with families over the summer to ask how students are doing with summer reading.
    • Your connection with your students is invaluable. An encouraging word from a caring adult can go a long way to help a child continue reading and learning over the summer.

 

 

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.
  • Children learn more when they do more, so our Summer Reading program has hundreds of free in-library events all summer.
  • Libraries have free books and computers for use and comfortable places to relax and read.
  • Library staff is dedicated to motivating children to read.





Thank You To Our Generous Sponsors:

Brewers Community Foundation
Ralph Evinrude Foundation, Inc.
Stella H. Jones Foundation
We Energies Foundation
Bader Philanthropies
Anon Charitable Trust
Gustav and Gladys Kindt Foundation
Gene and Ruth Posner Foundation, Inc.

Special Thanks to Our Coupon Sponsors:

Thank you to our generous coupon sponsors for providing
free or reduced admission to great Milwaukee destinations!

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
Cousins Subs
Festival City Symphony
First Stage Children's Theater
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Ballet
Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee County Parks
Milwaukee County Zoo
Milwaukee Public Museum
Pettit National Ice Center
Pizza Hut
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Wisconsin State Fair