As I mentioned a few posts ago, last summer I moved to Boston and in September I started a new job. At the time, I intended to keep this blog going. After all, in my new job I do three storytimes a week, plus other regular programs, and I thought at the very least I could… Continue reading Musings on starting a new job
I was recently reading through Library Laura, a new blog by a children’s librarian in New York. Her post on stuffed animal sleepovers caught my eye, this part in particular: “The biggest challenge in doing this program has been trying to do so much of it after hours.” I can totally relate to that, so I… Continue reading Tips for a Successful Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Today I’m showing the love on the ALSC blog with a post about some of my favorite blogs written by other children’s librarians!
Well, it has been quiet on the blog front this summer because I had a good, but crazy busy, few months. The high point was definitely my trip to Holden Beach, NC. My husband and I rented a beach house for a week with some good friends of ours and it was amazing. It’s a… Continue reading In which I move to Boston and get a new job
Last winter, I happened to talk to Kelsey Cole (of Library Bonanza), who works at the library one town over from me, minutes before she was doing a program called Secret Pizza Party, based around the book of the same name. The program and book sounded really fun, so I pulled the book off the… Continue reading Secret Pizza Parlor!
As I mentioned previously, I recently did a STEM drop-in program for families. We featured four apps in the program and provided a bibliography with additional apps for families to look at on their own. Here I’ll talk some more about these awesome STEM apps! These are the four apps we featured in our program:… Continue reading Favorite STEM Apps
Last winter, coworkers and I did a very successful Technology Open House for kids and teens in grades 4+. It went so well that Katie and I planned a STEM drop-in program this summer, for kids in grades 1-5 with their families. There were 7 stations for families to visit at their own pace, and… Continue reading Family STEM Fun