Story time is a popular activity in public libraries. Unfortunately, many librarians (and not just children’s librarians) are thrust into the role of providing this service have not taken a course or had the necessary experience of performing story times. Story times are so popular that they are now offered to children of many ages, not just to preschoolers. This book will help librarians who have never done story time to learn to promote, plan, and perform story times, and will be useful to experienced librarians to build on their story time repertoires. Because story times are essential components of library service to children and in such demand, in many libraries, even librarians who have never done story time before are being asked to step into that role. Story Time Success: A Practical Guide for Librarians is comprehensive handbook which can help any librarian learn to promote, plan, and perform story times even with no prior training or experience. Key elements include: Customizable planning templates Hints for choosing appropriate books and other materials Suggestions for overcoming performance anxiety Troubleshooting for common story time problems and pitfalls Evaluation rubrics for performers and supervisors Veterans and beginners alike will find many useful pointers for establishing and improving their story time skills and repertoires.

Author ,
Isbn 1442263881
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2016-06-23
Pages 186
Language English
File format PDF

A comprehensive guide to working with teen parents and their children that provides practical program ideas for successful school and public library program development, implementation, and evaluation. • Storytime outlines, craft ideas, surveys, and questionnaires for use with teen parents • Ready-to-use flannel board story patterns • A contribution from Maryann Mori, a nationally recognized expert on presenting "Every Child Ready to Read" workshops to teen parents • Extensive bibliographies and lists, including recommended books to read aloud, recorded music, fingerplays, and resources—both books and websites—for teen parent program development

Author Ellin Klor,Sarah Nordhausen
Isbn 1598846949
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Year 2011-09-12
Pages 200
Language English
File format PDF

Join five little Easter Bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. With five delicious eggs to find and count, it's a perfect springtime adventure! Can you help the bunnies climb trees, peek into nests and look under leaves to find their eggs? You'll have to lift the flaps to search for the tasty prizes - and there might be some surprises along the way too! Based on the popular childhood rhyme 'Five Little Speckled Frogs', this joyful, interactive book is packed with adorable bunnies, lambs, chicks and ducklings. Get ready for non-stop Easter fun in this beautifully illustrated read-aloud, full of the joys of spring. From creators of the bestselling We're Going on an Egg Hunt and Hop Little Bunnies.

Author Martha Mumford
Isbn 1526630842
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Year 2021-02-18
Pages 32
Language English
File format PDF