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Co-leading family storytime

Again, our friendly children’s librarian leader was away on vacation, leaving us interns to cover her family storytime! Lately the storytimes have been more challenging than normal, due in part to the greater number of toddlers–as opposed to pre-schoolers–present. 200 more words

Storytime Resources

summertime book of the week...Homer Price

Homer Price, written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey
first published in 1943 by The Viking Press

About two miles outside of Centerburg where route 56 meets route 56A there lives a boy named Homer. 591 more words


Read Alouds

I have memories of both of my parents reading aloud to me and my siblings when we were children. They are precious memories to me, and so, of course, I have some recommendations. 295 more words

Beauty in Everyday Life

My tendency is to shamelessly plug picture books that explore urban experiences. So, what’s up with this somewhat idealized, “growing up on the farm” story? 216 more words

Picture Books

The Read-Aloud Handbook (7th edition)

This is the latest edition of the classic book, first published in 1982, and regularly updated since then. I thought I’d try the new edition because Jen at… 904 more words


Serendipity in the Stacks

One of the advantages of working in a library is the serendipity of coming upon a book that is the literary equivalent of running into an old friend one hasn’t seen for a long time. 125 more words


Because of Mr. Terupt- I was touched

I’ve been striking it lucky with my pick of children’s literature lately. Because of Mr. Terupt is a juvenile fiction novel well worth reading to a junior level class. 62 more words