Holy guacamole, folks. You all know I love writing book round-up posts. Evidence can be seen here, here, here, and here. But this is the first time I’ve been able to write a post about books that haven’t even been published yet in Canada! A few weeks ago I attended a Library Bound book preview… Continue reading 2016 Picture Books Preview!
This week our Canadian Libraries Spotlight series turns fifteen! We’re celebrating with a post from a fellow YouTube creator: the Belleville Public Library in Ontario. Suzanne Humphreys who is their Coordinator of Children’s, Youth and Readers’ Services shares the how’s and why’s of a public library YouTube channel and we’ve even included one of their fan-tab-ulous videos… Continue reading Canadian Libraries Spotlight: Belleville Public Library
For the past seven months Dana and I have been writing about all the elements that make up our baby storytimes. I decided to write a final post showing how all of these elements come together to form a complete 30-minute baby storytime at my library. Here are the more detailed posts about each element:… Continue reading Baby Storytime: Putting it All Together
Babies are both natural musicians and dancers which as far as we’re concerned means they were made for scarves and egg shakers! We absolutely love busting out these props in baby storytime and hope by the end of this post you will too. In case you’re interested we have written about using scarves and shakers for the… Continue reading Baby Storytime: Using Scarves and Egg Shakers