If you are visiting the site from outside California and looking for information specific to your state, please use the links below to navigate to more information.

Don’t see your state represented? Please send us information about summer meals in your state and we will add it.


Food That’s In When School is Out! A handout describing how Colorado libraries can partner with SFSP


Literacy in the Park. An IMLS blog post about “Literacy in the Park,” a program to bring fun educational activities to existing Summer Food Service Program sites.


Let’s Do Lunch, a project made possible by the Indiana Library Leadership Academy. Contains resources on establishing a public library summer meal program in Indiana.


Food for Thought: Fueling the Mind in Kentucky. An IMLS blog post about public library summer meal programs in Kentucky.

Bookmobile and Nutrition Classes Attracts Children to Summer Food. Pulaski County Schools, FRAC Model Program.


Meals4Kids.org: Information about the Summer Food Service Program in Massachusetts, including finding a meal site, grant opportunities, and outreach tools.

New York

Hunger Solutions in New York in partnership with Summer Reading at New York Libraries provides resources to help bring a summer meal program to New York State public libraries.

Hunger Resources from Hunger Solutions New York. Includes downloadable To Be Well Read… You Must Be Well Fed flyer.


How Libraries Can Help. A one-stop, step-by-step resources for Ohio librarians to learn about USDA’s Summer Food Service Program and how to be part of the solution to childhood hunger by becoming USDA Summer Food Service Program sites or sponsors, by partnering with SFSP sites, and by promoting SFSP sites.


Coalition Against Hunger. Information about free summer meal programs in Philadelphia.


Read Virginia Summer Food Program. Resources on establishing a public library summer meal program in Virginia, from the Library of Virginia.


ParentHelp123. Information about Summer Meals for WA Kids

Washington, D.C.

D.C. Hunger Solutions Website. Information about the D.C. Free Summer Meals Program.