Quick and Easy Displays for Your Library’s Children’s Room

Quick and Easy Displays for Your Library's Children's Room at LibraryAdventure.com

A great way to decorate your library’s children’s room and promote reading at the same time is to organize books into creative and eye-catching displays. When I was working in the busiest library branch in Washington, DC, I didn’t always have time to sit down and plan out an elaborate display, but I still found […]

Story Time Extras on a Budget

Story Time Extras (On a Budget!) from LibraryAdventure.com

This January I got the opportunity to attend a bit of the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia. I had so much fun!! In addition to getting a bunch of free pre-publication books, I got to also sit in on a Guerrilla Storytime workshop! Guerrilla Storytime was developed by the amazing folks at the […]

The Browsing Room: A Library Activity for First Graders

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Last Spring, I worked with a group of first graders who visited my library weekly. I noticed that at the start of each visit the entire class lined up at the children’s desk to ask for specific titles by name. If the book a child wanted was not available, he basically gave up for the […]

8 Ways to Show Love to Your Library {including tips for special needs}

8 Ways to Show Love to Your Library and Librarians {plus, ideas for kids with special needs to participate} - LibraryAdventure.com

We here at The Library Adventure love libraries. My guess is, since you’re a reader here, you probably love libraries, too. And how could our essential libraries run without some amazing librarians? If you frequent the library as a family and want to show a little love back to your library as well as the librarians […]

101 Story Time Crafts for ages 1-6

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Here are 101 Story Time crafts that are age-appropriate, easily adapted, food-free, washable, easy to prep, non-toxic, non-choking hazard, crafts that are not overly messy and cost very little! I have listed theme and book suggestions as well! Note: Some of these crafts contain googly eyes or small pieces of pipe cleaner, which are a […]