As someone fairly new to school-age programming I am really enjoying the opportunity the Summer Reading Club presents to learn from my colleagues (near and far!) and try a few things out on my own. Last week I put on a Battle of the Funny Books program to kick off the Summer Reading Club at… Continue reading Battle of the Funny Books: Summer Reading Club
Month: June 2014
Afternoon of Disguise: Summer Reading Club Launch Party
Here in British Columbia, our Summer Reading Club theme this year is Funny Business. For our launch party, I decided to hold an Afternoon of Disguise where kids could create a mask or play dress up using some costume supplies. The tag line of the event was, “There’s something funny going on here!” which is… Continue reading Afternoon of Disguise: Summer Reading Club Launch Party
A Tour of Library Tours!
We present a tour of tours, or more accurately a stealing all of the ideas! Lindsey and I have both taken up new job posts within the last little while and I have found myself thrown into a couple tours unawares. What did I do? I turned to the Twitter-Sphere and resident Tour Gurus (which… Continue reading A Tour of Library Tours!
Favourite Pinterest Boards for Children’s Librarians
We love us some Twitter, but another place you’ll find us sharing ideas and aggregating resources is Pinterest. Not only do we have over 50 thematic storytime boards which include book, song, rhyme, craft, and flannel story suggestions, but we also have a variety of other boards to support those of us working in youth… Continue reading Favourite Pinterest Boards for Children’s Librarians