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CSLP/SRP 2021 Survey


It is that time of year to reflect on our summer reading program, so that we can best support you and your library next year. We recognize that due to the ongoing pandemic, your summer program may have been impacted in a variety of ways. Thus, we greatly appreciate your hard work and summer programming efforts. They directly impact your communities throughout the state, and we are thankful for your responsiveness and willingness to continually adjust to the times.

Please help us inform next year's Summer Reading Program by completing the following survey by Friday, October 8, 2021. There are 19 questions which should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Thank you, and If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to Christina Taylor at
1. Library Type *This question is required.
2. Please complete one survey per library. If you are in a library system with multiple branches, please complete one survey summarizing participation in all of your branches. *This question is required.
3. Did your library offer a 2021 Summer Program for? (Select all that apply)
  *This question is required.
4. How many individuals participated in your 2021 Summer Program? This includes traditional reading challenges (i.e. summer reading logs) as well as activity challenges (i.e. activity challenge logs). Be sure to include bookmobile and outreach/off-site participants.
5. Compare participation in your 2021 Summer Program to that of 2020?
Share Your Program
6. Did your library incorporate any of the following in your 2021 Summer Program? (select all that apply)
7. Did your library use any online tools to manage your 2021 Summer Program?
Program Materials

The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is a consortium of states working together to provide high-quality summer reading program materials for children, teens, and adults at the lowest cost possible for their public libraries. Texas’ participation in CSLP is funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through a grant to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. For more information, please visit
13. Please rate your satisfaction with the 2021 CSLP materials. Responses:

1- Very unsatisfied2-Unsatisfied3-Neutral4-Satisfied5-Very SatisfiedDidn't Use Them
15. Applying the resources in the CSLP summer reading manuals helped improve my library’s services to the community.
1-Strongly disagree2-Disagree3-Neutral4-Agree5-Strongly agreeDidn't Use Them
USDA Summer Food Service Program
The  U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides meals at no cost to children and teens 18 years old and younger in low-income areas. Participating families do not have to apply, register, or provide identification. The USDA funds the Summer Food Service Program, and the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) administers it in Texas. For more information, please visit
16. Please choose the option that best describes your library’s involvement with the USDA Summer Food Service Program in 2021.
17. How was your library involved in the SFSP or a comparable service? (select all that apply)
17. If your library did not participate in the SFSP or a comparable service, please share any barriers to participating.