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Lunch at the Library in California brief program overview (5:40 mins)

Lunch at the Library provides children and teens with nutritious meals and learning opportunities, connects families with essential services and resources, and fosters community collaboration.

In the summer of 2022 

  • 171 public library summer meal sites served 263,487 meals
  • Libraries took pop-up programming to 406 community meal sites with over 900 total visits.
  • Libraries presented 5,437 learning and enrichment programs for families at summer meal sites
  • Libraries distributed over 95,726 take-home enrichment kits and 88,688 books to families