Published earlier this year, The Dominican Study: Public Library Summer Reading Programs Close the Reading Gap showed that “Students who participated in the public library summer reading program scored higher on reading achievement tests at the beginning of the next school year than those students who did not participate.” For more see…

Executive Summary
http://gslis.dom.edu/sites/default/files/documents/IMLS_finalReport.pdf

Final Report
http://gslis.dom.edu/sites/default/files/documents/IMLS_executiveSummary.pdf