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Using Props in Storytime: Shakers

Do you use props in storytime? I went from using none when I started years ago (my library didn’t own any) to using scarves, shakers, rhythm sticks or the parachute in almost every storytime I do. They are a lot of fun and just generally awesome, but if you need more convincing on why to… Continue reading Using Props in Storytime: Shakers

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Middle School Volunteers

In the town where I work, sixth graders are “strongly encouraged” by the middle school to do ten hours of community service each school year. There aren’t many volunteer opportunities for kids that young, so we get a LOT of requests from potential volunteers. My library has a separate volunteer program for older teens and adults,… Continue reading Middle School Volunteers