Reading aloud has never really been a passive activity for my family. My mom would read fairy tales and have my sister and me act them out. When The Bee was younger, she would cuddle in my arms and help me flesh out the characters for a story we made up featuring a talking mouse and naughty […]
The Librarian compiled and shared this list of Thanksgiving Books and Fingerplays and because he’s a librarian and a giver, he okayed me sharing on the blog. Please enjoy these Thanksgiving themed books and fingerplays. Affiliate links are used in this post. Thanksgiving Books (and Finger Plays) Books: Setting the Turkeys Free – W. Nikola-Lisa […]
A few weeks ago I connected with The Librarian over a shared interest in storytelling. We chatted about stories and books and have been exchanging thoughts and ideas ever since. He’s a children’s librarian, I’m a library chick and together we rock. So when inspiration for my storytimes for work seemed to have fizzled, I thought back on a conversation we […]
Upper Darby Summer Stage and the Swarthmore Public Library present a special Storytime reading of the book “Yo, Vikings!” by Judith Byron Schachner, NY Times best-selling author
Welcome Spring with a fun bunny color match game!
My sister gave me a Tinkertoy set for use in the library. The set was introduced during a free play activity and in conjunction with blocks the library received as part of a grant from the state to host a “Block Party.” The addition of the Tinkertoys, made by K’NEX Industries, Inc. (A Pennsylvania company!) was just to introduce […]
Or: The curious way customer services DOES not serve the elderly and almost elderly. Today I had to make a follow up call about an application I had submitted and the conversation went like this: Lady at place I call: [Place I called], how may I help you? Me: I am following up on application I submitted. […]