PA One Book 2024 Evaluation Surveys | Compendium

The PA One Book Committee extends its gratitude to the Pennsylvania public libraries for promoting the 2024 PA One Book title, Slug in Love by Rachel Bright, and for creating engaging programs around it. We hope you will continue to use this delightful book for year-round family engagement.

A great way to promote family engagement this summer is through the 2024 Summer Learning and Literacy Road Trip! This virtual road trip was created by the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) and was inspired by Slug in Love. Throughout the summer families are invited to follow along and discover resources to support early literacy and learning. Along the way, get information about eight Pennsylvania libraries and eight State Parks with fun resources, activities to do with a child, and book recommendations to support early literacy and language. All activities align with the PA Early Learning Standards and can be done anywhere.

As we prepare for the 2025 PA One Book event, we are excited to hear about your experiences with the Slug in Love and evaluate this year’s program. Your insights are invaluable, and we kindly ask you to complete the survey linked below to help us understand the program’s impact.

 PA One Book 2024 Survey Link – Libraries

The survey has been developed to gather feedback from libraries and library staff participating in the Pennsylvania One Book early literacy program. A similar survey is being sent to Early Learning Programs that participated. The goals of the survey are to gather information about the events your library provided around PA One Book and to give you a chance to provide your comments and feedback. Please complete the survey by August 31, 2024. Additional information about this initiative can be found on the PA One Book website. Thank you for your continued commitment to early childhood literacy in Pennsylvania and thank for you taking the time to provide your input. Your feedback is both valued and appreciated!

Questions and comments can be sent to Heather Smith (, Early Childhood Services Advisor, Bureau of Library Development, Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

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