In my current position I work mainly with school-age kids, so when I get to do anything related to the 0-5 age range I get SO EXCITED. Last week we had a preschool class come in for a tour and storytime focusing on how to use the library. I had a really short time frame… Continue reading Pete the Cat Preschool Library Tour and Storytime
We are excited to finally share our column in YAACING Fall 2014! YAACING is published by the Young Adult and Children’s Services (YAACS) arm of the British Columbia Library Association and if you’d like to catch up on our past columns you can find them here: Summer 2014 Spring 2014 Winter 2014 Fall 2013 While… Continue reading We’ll Link to That: Fall 2014
This fall I started a monthly program called Family Dance Party. Inspired by the success of my Silly Songs Dance Party over the summer, this program is all about movement and music. Here’s my rationale behind the program: Music programs promote our audio collection – both online streaming and Audio CDs – a part of… Continue reading Family Dance Party!
We recently attended a Puppetry Workshop with one of our most beloved instructors from our MLIS, Allison Taylor McBryde, and what a lovely evening it was! Both Lindsey and I have been looking to dust off our puppets and use them in new and different ways and Allison’s workshop was just what we needed. I… Continue reading Don’t Be Shy: Using Puppets in Storytime!
I know, I know, it’s the beginning of October and I’m just now writing about one of our most popular series of Summer Reading Club programs. This summer was the first time we offered iPad programs for kids ages 8-12 years old. I was fortunate to be able to run each of these programs at… Continue reading Summer Reading Club iPad Programs