Last June, Katie debuted a new self-directed program called “Read, Think, Do.” (Katie is a children’s librarian/elementary school liasion/assistant department head at my library and, frequently, my partner in crime.) Every month or so, she puts out a new activity for kids to engage with. The activities are generally geared towards school-aged kids, but we… Continue reading A Year of Read, Think, Do
To tie in with our winter reading program, Reading’s a Riot!, this month we’re asking kids to tell us their favorite jokes. We weren’t sure how this would work out,* but it has been absolutely HILARIOUS. I love reading the new jokes every time I walk by them at the front of our department. Seriously, if you’re… Continue reading What’s Your Favorite Joke?
We have a large glass display case in our department, and a few years ago I came across a brilliant idea on Pinterest that I’ve used a number of times since to fill the case: an I Spy display! It’s a simple concept. Put a bunch of stuff in a display, then post a list… Continue reading I Spy… Winter!