That’s a Wrap: 2022 Summer Reading School Visits

Phew! In the month of May, our small but mighty youth and teen services team put in 160 hours visiting more than 10,000 students. While we do provide some programs and services at the branches, our main focus is outreach and educator support. As a former teacher turned librarian, I'm absolutely loving my new job!… Continue reading That’s a Wrap: 2022 Summer Reading School Visits

Baby Storytime Spotlight: Colors!

It's another two-fer Tuesday! Here's another fun baby storytime plan. Welcome/Introductions/Sharing: Baby's Favorite Song I like to keep track of these as caregivers share out and then play them at the end of storytime during Stay and Play! Sing: Let’s All Clap…* Rhyme: This is Big, Big, Big* Bounce: Toast in the Toaster* Sing: Everybody Clap… Continue reading Baby Storytime Spotlight: Colors!

Baby Storytime Spotlight: Sunny Skies… and Otherwise!

Here's a fun baby storytime plan for the spring season! Welcome/Introductions/Sharing: Baby's Birthday Today I asked the caregivers to share how old their baby was. We also sang the Happy Birthday song for several recent birthdays in our group! Sing: Let’s All Clap…* Rhyme: This is Big, Big, Big* Bounce: Toast in the Toaster* Sing: Everybody… Continue reading Baby Storytime Spotlight: Sunny Skies… and Otherwise!