Tag Archives: children’s librarians

I have been incredibly fortunate in being taught by some of the very best. As I read this, and comments from some of my colleagues and fellow UW SLIS students over the past few days, I realize just how much … Continue reading

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On the nature of children’s librarians

Adult librarians are like lazy bakers: their patrons want a jelly doughnut, so they give them a jelly doughnut. Children’s librarians are ambitious bakers: ‘You like the jelly doughnut? I’ll get you a jelly doughnut. But you should try my … Continue reading

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so apparently I’m the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe . .. I usually do love the snow, but this year I’m over it! What Childhood Book Are You

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librarylinknj: The most excellent Kiera Parrott presented this webinar for us today, and it was just the best experience. Kiera is a top-notch presenter — smart, well-informed, curious about and sensitive to the experiences of her audience —  and you … Continue reading

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schoollibraryjournal: Guest pinner Amy Koester added a 100th pin to our STEAM board. Great programming ideas for STEM + art.

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The 2014 Outstanding International Books list from USBBY! Are these on your shelves? Passport to a World of Reading: USBBY’s 2014 Outstanding International Books List introduces readers to the global community

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Each year a different national section of IBBY sponsors International Children’s Book Day on April 2. In 2014, Ireland is the sponsor. Below is a letter from Ireland’s Children’s Laureate Siobhan… International Children’s Book Day 2014: Siobhan Parkinson

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amommylibrarian: Reach Out and Read Milestones of Early Literacy Development. A handy guide for parents, caregivers and librarians. this handout is a staple for baby/toddler/preschool storytimes!

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Legos to encourage literacy

brycedontplay: Details on our stealth program here.

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househatke: http://www.benhatke.com/2014/01/snowy-travels-new-york-and-angouleme.html yeessssss!

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