What is a Library Card Actually Worth?

Maybe you’ve seen the meme that circulates Facebook every so often that hopes to compel the user to share an image that says something to the effect of “prove everyone wrong, share if you still use the library”. The fact that this even exists is sad. Libraries are such an important part of their communities. […]

Books about Story Time!

Starting a new Story Time? Looking to perk up your Story Time? Seeking some new material? Check out these books about Story Time! Storytimes for Everyone by Saroj Nadkarni Ghoting and Pamela Martin-Diaz This book, published in 2013 by The American Library Association contains a great deal of information regarding early literacy, best practices for […]

Books About Rain and Rainbows + Activity Ideas

Have you heard the term book-based activities? It’s pretty common in kid blogger circles. It’s a simple concept, read a book and then do an activity that is related to what you read. It is a great way to bring stories to life for kids. So here are 12 books about rain and rainbows for […]

ABC Books – Not Your Everyday ABC Books

Alphabet or ABC books are some of the first books we reach for when introducing children to the alphabet. Katie has some phenomenal advice on more things you can do to support letter knowledge, be sure to check that out, too. If you are looking for some songs to sing to encourage literacy in your […]

5 Library-Themed Songs to Promote Literacy Skills

National Library Week is April 10-16, 2016. To celebrate, share some of these wonderful songs about books, libraries, and reading with the preschoolers in your life! Not only will they reinforce the importance of libraries, but they will also help strengthen your little ones’ early literacy skills.   The Library Song by Tom Chapin This […]