Common Core

Resources to help you support the Common Core with your summer reading program.


An introduction to the Common Core from the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers.

Common Core State Standards Action Toolkit for Public Librarians

Prepared by a joint task force comprised of AASL, ALSC, and YALSA members to help public librarians learn more about CCSS and apply that knowledge to their practice.

Common Core State Standards: Resources

A set of articles, blogs, websites, and supporting materials collected by the School-Age Programs and Services Committee of ALSC.

Common Core State Standards: Infopeople Webinar

At the end of this webinar, attendees will have a basic understanding of the California Common Core State Standards and why they were adopted, know the role public libraries have in assisting schools with the CCSS, know the 6 shifts in English Language Arts and Literacy trends for students, be introduced to the specialized vocabulary and jargon used in CCSS, and have three ideas or techniques on collaborating with their school district on CCSS.