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New Job!

Hello all! I haven’t posted in a little while because I’ve been getting settled in to my new job! I’m now the Head of Youth Services at a library in a suburb of Philadelphia. I see the skyline every day on my way home. I really love that. It’s my fourth day and I really,…… Continue reading New Job!

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Pajama Story Time ONLINE (2021)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWECHRwiGWs Welcome Song: Clap and Sing Hello (to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell)We clap and sing hello,We clap and sing hello,With our friends at story time,We clap and sing hello! We tap and sing hello (tap knees) //We stretch and sing hello (stretch arms up) //We wave and sing hello (wave)Source: Storytime Katie Song:…… Continue reading Pajama Story Time ONLINE (2021)

Special Events

Eric Carle Author Study ONLINE (2021)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VY8XXQZc-78 The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of my favorite children’s books so I chose Eric Carle for my latest author study subject. A quick biography: Eric Carle was born on June 25, 1929 in Syracuse, NY and moved to Germany (where his mother was originally from) when he was six years old. Homesick for…… Continue reading Eric Carle Author Study ONLINE (2021)

Crafts · Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club · story time

April Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IG1eOUq5mQ&t=338s Why do these videos always choose the worst screen shot as the still image?? *sigh* Our April flyer: Our craft this month: I got the idea from Easy Peasy and Fun. This month families had to supply glue, scissors, and markers/pencils. I also included a small flyer in each kit with a picture of…… Continue reading April Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)

Crafts · Teen

Teen/Tween April Take Home Craft (2021)

Love these!! They don’t come with the pattern to follow but I’m hoping the teens are savvy OR use their imaginations to create something new! They’re from Oriental Trading and are, apparently, discontinued but these are a cute alternative!

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Bug Story Time ONLINE (2021)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yMUPrHo4Gg Welcome Song: Clap and Sing Hello (to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell) We clap and sing hello, We clap and sing hello, With our friends at story time, We clap and sing hello!  We tap and sing hello (tap knees) // We stretch and sing hello (stretch arms up) // We wave and sing hello (wave) Source: Storytime Katie  Song: The Wheels on the Bus…… Continue reading Bug Story Time ONLINE (2021)

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Sandra Boynton Baby Story Time ONLINE (2021)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60nr5T7RWMc Sandra Boynton writes some of my favorite books for babies so I had to do a story time featuring her. If you don’t follow her on Instagram, you should! She posts amazing little drawings almost every day. 🙂 Welcome Song: Open Shut ThemOpen, shut them, Open, shut them, Give a little clap, clap, clap!…… Continue reading Sandra Boynton Baby Story Time ONLINE (2021)

Teen

LitBoxLoot — What’s in the Box?!?

After I posted my original LitBoxLoot post, I had a few questions about what exactly I put in each box, which books I choose, and how much I spend for each teen so I decided to take a picture of every March box as I packed them up to give a few details/prices! BFFs (Friendship)…… Continue reading LitBoxLoot — What’s in the Box?!?

Crafts · Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club · story time

March Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CxRTGztlGg Our second Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club! Our March flyer: Our craft this month: I got the idea from Crafty Morning. This month families had to supply glue and staples (if they preferred) to staple the rings together but, of course, they could glue them as well. I also included a small flyer…… Continue reading March Picture Book Arts & Crafts Club ONLINE (2021)