Information Picture Books for Storytime: Looking to add more informational books to go along with stories at your preschool storytime? Try some of the following nonfiction for the youngest children: Ajmera, Maya, Victoria Dunning, and [continue reading]
Tired of the same old programs? Here are some great ideas for something new.
Do-It-Yourself Programming with Children’s Books on Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment Hands-on crafts and games are a great way to celebrate women in history. Instead of sounding like a history lesson, this interactive format [continue reading]
Passive programming is catching on at many libraries. Passive programming means activities which do not require staff direction: you just leave the instructions and supplies at a table in the children’s room, for parent and [continue reading]
Dorothy Helfeld Fellowships Available for ACL Membership: Are you a Bay Area children’s librarian or library school student who might be interested in joining the Association of Children’s Librarians of Northern California? If so, check [continue reading]
“Hands-on Science for Kids” is a good program for any library at any time of year, and it goes with the 2014 Summer Reading Theme “Fizz, Boom, Read!” With more emphasis on STEAM (Science, Technology, [continue reading]
Take Your Child to the Library Day The 3rd annual Take Your Child to the Library Day, scheduled for February 1, 2014 (or any day in February) is a relatively new chance to promote public [continue reading]
The “Fancy Nancy” series of books by Jane O’Connor, with sparkly pink and purple illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser is very popular, and empowering for a lot of little girls. You can hold a Fancy [continue reading]