Category Archives: Storytime & Programs

Handouts in Storytime

So recently Jenny asked for some advice about creating a handout for storytime families, and we decided we both wanted to hear what everyone else had to say too! Do you have handouts for your families? If you do create … Continue reading

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Baby Storytime Resources

I’ve been lucky enough to have a weekly baby storytime for five years now! (Click on the “My Baby Storytime” category to the right for all my plans.) Here’s some of the posts I’ve written about how I do my … Continue reading

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Storytime Resource Page Update!

Thanks to all of you who responded to my call for storytime blogs that were missing from my Storytime Resources page! Last night I finished adding 15 storytime blogs, 2 wikis, and 2 preschool learning blogs to the list. The … Continue reading

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Updating the Storytime Resources!

Hi all! It’s been four months since my last update to the Storytime Resources list and the Google Custom Search that goes along with. Please check out the list! If I don’t have your storytime blog, site, or wiki and … Continue reading

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Advice for New Storytime Providers

…from those who aren’t so new at it. Last week we taught one of our regular “storytime basics” classes to staff at my library who are preparing to do storytimes for the first time. The day before the class, I … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Storytime Ideas

When I posted a clip art set for “There’s a Parade in the Middle of the Street,” we talked in the comments about how hard it is to find good storytime material for the Fourth of July. I have gathered … Continue reading

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Storytime Search Beta Test

I went to Google and created a Custom Search Engine, set up to search all the storytime blogs, wikis, and sites on my Storytime Resource Page. Will you test it and see if this is helpful? If we decide it’s … Continue reading

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Storytime Overviews

Last week Abby at Abby (the) Librarian posted a great review of her spring storytime session. She described the general outline of each storytime, what was new, what was the same, what went well, all that good stuff. I love … Continue reading

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Literacy-Based Library Programs

I have the great good fortune this quarter to be team-teaching a brand-new class over at the University of Denver LIS program called Early Childhood Materials and Services! For our session this past week, we looked at some websites of … Continue reading

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What Not To Do?

So I am having such a good time with this conversation about Best Practices in storytime! Thanks to everyone who has added their two cents, either online or in person. I have so much to ponder! I feel like Pooh … Continue reading

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