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Programming Resources

Programming Resources

Looking for programming inspiration? Check out these resources. 

FLYP performers directory 

FLYP hosts the FLYP Performers Directory, a document containing peer-to-peer recommendations about performers. No solicitations are permitted.  

  • Florida library staff can add performers to the list.   
  • Performers may update existing profile information.  
  • Library staff and performers are responsible for updating a performer’s information.

Submit or update a profile 

The Florida Library Youth Program neither endorses nor recommends any performers included in this Directory.  


Review the FLYP Performers Directory. 

All ages

Programming resources for multiple ages. 

Birth to 11 years old

Programming resources for early literacy and elementary school-aged children. 

  • 1000 Books Before Kindergarten: Libraries can use this program to encourage parents of newborns, infants and toddlers to read to their children.  
  • Every Child Ready to Read: Research-based early literacy program that provides library staff with parent education tools. 
  • Jbrary includes storytime songs, resources and program ideas for early literacy up to preteen. 
  • Plum Landing: Website from PBS kids that offers nature-based activity ideas for educators. Many activities can be adapted for a library setting. 
  • Storytime Underground has resources and guidance from other library professionals. The Facebook group is very active. 

12 - 18 years old

Do you have a favorite programming resource? Send an email to FLYP at [email protected] and we will add it to the list.

Connect with FLYP

Call us at 850.245.6625. 
Email us at [email protected]
Join us on FLYP Exchange, a Facebook group for Youth Services staff. 
Subscribe to FLYP Forward newsletter. 

For FY2022-23, the percentage of total costs for the Florida Library Youth Program financed with federal money is 66%; the federal dollar amount to be spent on FLYP is $250,876. This program does not receive any non-governmental funding.

imls180.for.panel.jpgMany of these resources and programs are funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida's LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.