Reeuwyk, C. V. (2018, July 07). Public library battles ‘summer slide’ in children’s literacy. Retrieved August 29, 2018

The Greater Victoria Public Library arms kids with literacy every summer. This summer, the inclusive reading program. “Summer reading club helps kids develop or maintain daily reading habits in a fun way,” says Sarah Harrison, one of three public services librarians with GVPL that co-ordinate the annual program. “The program is in place because of the summer slide … if they don’t keep up with reading, all their work during the school year tends to slide back a little bit.

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