Five Ways to Use a Flannel Board During Story Time

Five Ways to Use a Flannel Board During Story Time

One of my favorite props to use in library programs is the flannel board. It is a versatile tool that can be used in a variety of ways to enhance the story time experience for kids and their families. Here are five different ways to incorporate a flannel board into your own story times. Provide […]

Make Your Own Thanksgiving Bowl

Make a Thanksgiving bowl!

The Thanksgiving Bowl by Virginia Kroll is perfect for the Thanksgiving season. Each member of the family in this story writes an anonymous “I am thankful for…” note as they arrive for Thanksgiving dinner. They put their notes in Grandma’s favorite Thanksgiving bowl. Then, it’s Grandma’s job to guess who wrote each note. In the […]

Books for Arty Kids (a Gift Guide)

Books for Arty Kids (a Gift Guide)

Books for Arty Kids (a Gift Guide) The holiday shopping season is upon us. The writing team and I would like to share some ideas we have for those looking for ideas of books to give. Today I am starting things off with Books for Arty Kids, which is a part of the Ultimate List […]

Can’t Find a Story Time? START ONE!

Start Your Own Story Time!

Can’t find a Story Time? Have tried your local library, books shops and recreation programs? If you still can’t find one, or if you are working in a library that does not provide Story Time programming, then why not start one of your own? Story Times come in a large variety of shapes, forms and […]

Chasing Jupiter by Rachel Coker (a review)

This book is a perfect read for teen girls. Very clean and wholesome. Read the review! | www.libraryadventure.com

“I just want everyone to be happy again…” These were the words spoken by 16 year old, Scarlett Blaine. Those are simple words, but the pain was real. So much had been going on in Scarlett’s young life for so long. Quarrels. A “challenged” brother. A mentally-ill grandfather. School. Responsibilities. So many things to do, […]