10 Reader’s Theater Resources

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Reader’s Theater is a literacy activity where scripts are adapted from works of children’s literature and each child takes on the role of a character from the story. By acting out their parts, kids gain practice in reading aloud, including the use of proper inflection and expression and appropriate facial expressions and gestures. This is […]

15 Tips for Story Time Crafting

15 Tips for Story Time Crafts from LibraryAdventure.com

My Story Times are held in a library that was never intended to accommodate children. Or women for that matter, but that is a different post! Of course since 1760 we have made many improvements and for many, many, many years have encouraged and embraced having children (and women) join us! Including a craft in our […]

7 Qualities of Awesome Children’s Librarians

7 Qualities of Awesome Children's Librarians from LibraryAdventure.com

An AWESOME children’s librarian is: Accessible Well-read Expert Self-Confident Objective Multitasker Entertainer Read on to find out how you can embody each of these qualities in your own work. Accessible Let your patrons know you’re available to help them by greeting them when they enter the library. Always try to look approachable, even when you’re […]

Opening & Closing Songs for Story Time!

Opening & Closing Songs for Story Time!

Opening and Closing or Hello and Goodbye songs are staples of Story Time! In addition to being fun they provide structure for your group. I usually keep my beginning and ending songs the same every week, but now and then it is fun to mix things up a bit! Looking for a new or different […]

Creating a Safer Internet for Kids

Creating a Safer Internet for Kids from LibraryAdventure.com

The mission of The Library Adventure is to bring tools and resources to readers, parents, and library workers. We strive to encourage reading for learning and for fun. We recognize that avid readers are usually created when influential adults take the time to encourage children in their reading skills and habits. Parents are hands-down the […]