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Signing during storytime - webinar review

Earlier this week, I was able to attend an ALA webinar called “Liven up Baby and Toddler Storytimes with Sign Language” presented by Kathy Macmillan. I was excited to learn about this topic because I am hoping to learn to communicate through signing with my own little one at home, but also because I know many of our member libraries work with small kids and thought this could be a fun addition to their storytime routine! 338 more words


Orville's Adventure: a slumber party at the library!

Are you looking for a fun library activity to engage youngsters at your library or media center? Last week, CMLE’s own Office Bear Orville was able to participate in a fantastic event at the St. 377 more words


Jbrary - A Resource You Don't Want To Miss

If you’re a storytime librarian, a preK teacher, mom, dad, aunt, uncle, grandparent, sibling, etc., you have to take some time to explore Jbrary’s website.  Jbrary is the brain child of two children’s librarians in Vancouver, British Columbia and it’s an absolutely amazing resource filled with books, songs, fingerplays, rhymes and more.   175 more words


Video Friday

We had a bit of a terrible day yesterday. Cam’s bad toothache just kept getting worse. We started planning an emergency trip to Blantyre, managed to get an appointment for this afternoon and started the scramble to pack for an undetermined period and madly turn an ill fitting dress into a skirt. 282 more words



Recently there has been this girl that keeps popping up in my conversations with some of my friends. I’m always hearing how much of a fake friend and just person in general she is, I try not to be pulled into anything like this, but as a friend I listen and be respectfully towards the person who tells me this information. 285 more words



Hey guys I’m so sorry to disturb collabmas but I recently just posted a video on my Youtube Channel : Theeoriginaljay so please go and check it out. 22 more words


Christmas Storytime at Ayr's Carnegie Library

Wednesday 21 December, 4pm – 4.30pm

Join us for some Christmas stories at Ayr’s Carnegie Library. Free event suitable for ages 4-8years. There is no need to book, just come along. 8 more words

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