Our Summer Reading Club theme this year is Build It and we could not be more excited! A little tired and stressed yes, but mainly excited. What will we be building, creating and imagining? What does Summer Reading Club look like around Vancouver? We’re glad you asked! First up check out these sites for ideas… Continue reading Summer Reading Club 2015: Build It!
This week on Jbrary we’re talking about how and why we incorporate early literacy messages in storytime. I wrote all about my methods earlier this week, but the extra special part of this conversation is that it is happening on many other youth services blogs! I have been so moved by everyone’s willingness to share… Continue reading Early Literacy Messages in Action: Blog Post Round Up
Understanding and advocating for early literacy is one of the most important aspects of my job. One of the most frequent places I can talk to caregivers about early literacy is storytime. We often get asked where we find our early literacy messages and how we incorporate them into a storytime setting. So this week,… Continue reading Early Literacy Messages in Action
In January we put a call out for Canadian Youth Services Library content and we have been overjoyed at the response! This post is the seventh in our guest post series highlighting the amazing work being done in Canadian libraries to serve children and families. We’re going to turn it right over to our fabulous… Continue reading Canadian Libraries Spotlight: PEI Public Library Service
Welcome to the world of youth services blogging. There’s kind of a lot of us! Dana and I have been blogging here at Jbrary for over two years now, and I finally feel knowledgeable enough to write this post. Though not the most glamorous topic, I wanted to spend some time talking about our website… Continue reading 5 Tips for Youth Services Bloggers