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Summer Lunch: Partnering with Community Agencies

There are plenty of libraries around the country who are fortunate to be able to provide food to children in need during the summer. However, if your library that isn’t able to, it doesn’t mean you can’t be part of feeding children’s minds while someone else fills their stomachs!

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Summer Meal Programming at the Library

When school closes for summer vacation, the responsibility for children’s wellbeing falls on no one agency exclusively. Consequently, it can leave many communities disconnected—and allow low-income children and youth to fall through the cracks. A growing number of libraries are changing that by supplementing their summer offerings with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) summer meal programs.