Virtual Storytime Spotlight: B is for Bedtime

Sing: Hello, Hello* Welcome During my welcome and pre-storytime announcements, I asked the grown-ups to find a substitute scarf for their child and stay nearby throughout storytime to help type answers in the chat box. I also thanked them profusely for making reading a part of their bedtime routine, because... Lit Tip: Reading Routines &… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: B is for Bedtime

Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Taro Gomi Time

Sharing one of my recent virtual storytime plans today! Since we've re-opened for curbside services, I got to livestream this particular storytime from our storytime room. Being in a familiar space felt so nice and really helped me step into my storytime self! Since my library is livestreaming, I can't share the actual video with… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Taro Gomi Time

Preschool Storytime Spotlight: Sweet Treats for Snowy Days

Guess who got to sub and do preschool storytime last week?! I was so excited when this opportunity arose. Preschool storytime is my absolute favorite! It was the first day of winter break for our schools, so boy did I have a lot of kiddos (and siblings) to corral. We ended up having a blast… Continue reading Preschool Storytime Spotlight: Sweet Treats for Snowy Days

2018 Year in Review: Interactive Picture Books

Interactive picture books are THE BEST for reading in storytime and talking to families about print motivation. Did I miss a great book from 2018? Have you tried one of these titles yet? Was it a smashing success or a flop? Please share! ⭐️= favorite 👎= nope ⭐️Crunch the Shy Dinosaur by Greg Pizzoli If… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review: Interactive Picture Books