Monthly Archives: July 2015

New media storytime, the second

I talk about my first new media evening storytime here, and I had my second iteration of this program last month, with some of the kinks worked out and double the attendance!

I introduced the program this time merely by explaining what we were going to do and talking about book apps to start.

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Book App: Red in Bed. One of the kids discovered the hidden white color (and accompanying note) when she was playing with the app afterward, and was super proud to show me. Continue reading New media storytime, the second

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Bilingual storytime: la paloma y el autobús

My bilingual family storytimes all follow the same outline, and I fill in the blanks with books, flannel stories, apps and activities!

Book: Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus, by Mo Willems.

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Summer Reading: Superhero Training Camp

Like many libraries, our summer theme this year is heroes! We were all pretty excited (DUH) and had a lot of trouble limiting ourselves to what was doable. This was also the first year that I was in charge of planning the entire summer reading program, and I made a lot of big changes, which are going pretty well (more on that in a future blog post, but think down on plastic crap!).

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My do-not-mess-with-me face

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