The Storytime Handbook

Author: Nina Schatzkamer Miller
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786466689
Release Date: 2014-01-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Fresh, fun ideas for children's storytime fill this book. The author is a long-time storytime facilitator and has put together 52 weekly themes plus additional holidays, all with detailed instructions for talking about the theme and choosing the books, crafts, songs, poems, games and snacks. Each storytime idea is illustrated with photographs of the craft and snack for easy reference. Libraries, bookstores, preschools and parents alike can use this book to offer themed storytimes that include discussion, literature, art, music, movement and food. Options are provided for each storytime, so the ideas can be used year after year.

The Holiday Handbook

Author: Barbara A. Scott
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers
ISBN: 1555707688
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Annotated bibliographies and activities (coloring pages, cut-and-tell pages, draw-and-tell stories, flannel board stories, finger plays, songs and crafts) for more than 30 holidays.

Crash Course in Storytime Fundamentals 2nd Edition

Author: Penny Peck
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610697842
Release Date: 2015-01-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This manual is a "one-stop shop" on how to present storytimes to suit different audiences including bilingual learners, special needs children, and those in a variety of settings such as Head Start, preschools, and day care situations. • Features strategies for using sign language and adapting storytime for special needs children • Includes ideas for expanding storytimes using hands-on learning, crafts, toys, and play

Storytime Crafts for Kids

Author: Holly Alder
Publisher: Northlight
ISBN: 1581800886
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Discover 26 more creative projects including bouncing fuzzy spiders, lace-wing butterfly barettes, poinsettia wreaths, sea turtle puppets and much more.

Patron Behavior in Libraries

Author: Beth McNeil
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838906620
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

How do you deal with homeless patrons who come to the library to sleep? What about young adults who come to the library to party? Just what is a 'patron behavior policy' and does your library need one?Sixteen experts have teamed up to provide authoritative answers to these and many other questions--and to provide sound strategies for dealing with negative patron behavior. They provide practical prescriptive guidelines for identifying and effectively responding to a variety of behavior problems. Plus, they offer librarians proactive methods for preventing patron problems.