The Lunch at the Library program is a project of the California Library Association, designed to support public libraries’ efforts to operate the US Department of Agriculture’s Summer Food Service Program. It is supported by the California State Library with funds from the State of California.
Please include an acknowledgment statement on print and online promotions. The required statement for publications or promotions is:
“This institution is an equal opportunity provider. The Summer Food Service Program is a program of the United States Department of Agriculture, administered in California by the California Department of Education. Lunch at the Library is a project of the California Library Association, supported in whole or in part by the California State Library with funds from the State of California.”
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
The USDA’s Summer Food Service Program is a federally-funded, state administered program. The SFSP reimburses providers who serve free healthy meals to children and teens in low-income areas during the summer months when schools is not in session. In California, the program is administered by the California Department of Education.
Libraries that operate as summer meal sites as part of the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program must include the following statement on program materials:
“This institution is an equal opportunity provider.”
Lunch at the Library, California State Library, and California Library Association logos for program promotional materials, where space permits.
California Library Association logo
California State Library logo
Lunch at the Library logo (English)
Lunch at the Library logo (Spanish)