Category Archives: Kids

New Job, New Projects, New Resources

Exciting news has been in the works for coming up on a month now. Starting January 11th, I’ll have the honor and the opportunity to start working at Queen Anne County’s Kent Island branch as their new Youth Services Librarian. … Continue reading

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Favorite Outreach Fingerplays!

Five Fat Peas in a Peapod Five fat peas in a pea pod pressed (hold your hand in a fist) One grew, two grew, so did all the rest (put thumb and fingers up one by one) They grew and … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Club: Super Windows!

SRC Inspiration and Theme This years summer reading theme through most of the country is Every┬áHero Has a Story. Annapolis really got into the swing of things when I pulled together some window painting! The Inspiration: Super Hero Post-It Mural … Continue reading

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Book Buddies: “Big Nate In a Class By Himself” by Lincoln Peirce

A special club for elementary school students with discussions, games, crafts and a┬ásnack. Newcomers always welcome! My colleague, Mindy is the lead on this program with my assistance. She develops questions and we collaborate to create awesome games and crafts. … Continue reading

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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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