Ten Passive Library Programs for Tweens

Passive Programs

Kids ages 8 to 12 are often too busy with scheduled activities of their own to make it to library programs in the afternoons or evenings. For librarians who wish to increase attendance at programs for this age group, this can be very frustrating, but it also opens up an opportunity to offer passive programming. […]

Family Dinner Book Club – A Fun, New Initiative!

Family Dinner Book Club - a fun new initiative, read more at LibraryAdventure.com

Today’s post is our very first guest post here on The Library Adventure! I am excited for Jodie of Growing Book By Book to tell you all about the new project she, another blogger (Daisy at Home), and our very own Jill of Enchanted Homeschooling Mom have launched! Have you ever thought of bringing your […]

I Love to Watch You Read

I love to watch you read - an encouraging post from Anne at LibraryAdventure.com

Encouragement That Works A few months ago I read a great article about encouraging young athletes. Bruce E. Brown and Rob Miller of Proactive Coaching, LLC have spent the last 30 years coaching kids, coaching coaches, and coaching parents. In an informal survey of hundreds of college and professional athletes Brown and Miller discovered a […]

Tips for Playing the Ukulele at Story Time

Tips for Playing the Ukulele at Story Time

I am fortunate to be married to an experienced music teacher who is very generous with his musical knowledge. Two years ago, he bought me a ukulele for my birthday, and provided a few lessons, which enabled me to begin playing live music at story time. The ukulele has since become a regular part of […]

7 Ways to Make Story Time More Fun for Everyone

StoryTime Behavior

I have a unique perspective of  Story Time behavior.  I run Story Times for my local library and I bring my 3 1/2 year old to my preschool programs. I have to say I haven’t seen a lot of these problems in my own Story Times…except from my own son!  Trust me when I say […]