I started a once-a-month PJ storytime at my branch in March. I had 5 people that first time, 11 the second time, and for my third month I had 25! I am so glad to see this growing so quickly. And from those that I have talked to, these are working parents that seem very… Continue reading Pajama Storytime, May 2018
Everything, everything, everything reflects Western culture. For instance, the holidays we celebrate. While Valentine’s Day is mostly celebrated as a secular special day, it has origins in the Catholic Church. So for this reason, I don’t ever celebrate holidays in storytime. Instead, I take the theme of the holiday and talk about that. In this… Continue reading Storytime: Love
During the long stretch without a children’s librarian at my new branch, several other librarians were coming over to cover storytimes. Right after I started my job, they continued for a couple of weeks so I could get settled and make plans. But I have now taken over storytime at my branch and will be… Continue reading Storytime: Friends
I have been helping at a pajama storytime at the Milwood branch of the Austin Public Library to get some more storytime experience. I got to plan and lead the July pajama storytime and wanted to share what I did! Here is the plan! Bread and Butter Welcome Song– learned this from multiple sources. Here… Continue reading Pajama Storytime: Loud and Quiet!