Monthly Archives: April 2015

Booktalks with GIFs

Very cool idea to draw in readers at the middle school/high school level. Didn’t powerpoints always bore you anyway? Booktalks with GIFs.

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Family Storytime: Transportation & Background Knowledge

Families with young children enjoy a variety of stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building early literacy skills. (Ages five and under) The thing that is different about Family Storytime is that you never know who you are going … Continue reading

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FUNology: Build it Up, Knock it Down

This fun STEM program based off live-action Angry Birds, but we tried different set ups and demolition. FUNology is a program at AACPL that focuses on integrating interesting scientific principles with science activities, experiments and education. My programs tend to … Continue reading

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Readers Advisory: Series for Advanced Young Readers

My cousin once asked me if I had any recommendations for her advanced young reader. She tended towards fantasy, and needed a few series to keep her busy. She had just finished Harry Potter, and my cousin wanted some things … Continue reading

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Spring Break STEM Movie: The Princess and the Frog

It was a very successful program, with 20 children participants and 11 parent participants. The parents really appreciate being able to bring the whole family, even their toddlers to see the movie and know that other parents will be understanding … Continue reading

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