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Early Literacy Tips for Parents & Caregivers Workshop

For those non-library professionals, this may read a little boring. Apologies! I promise more fun fingerplays, songs and book suggestions soon. From time to time at Anne Arundel County Public Libraries, we have the opportunity to sharpen our skills 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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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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FUNology: Kinetics

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math In this program, we did a series of activities, some focus directly on different types of kinetic energy, others that focus on identifying how your body moves, and finally how kinetic movement has affected art, … Continue reading

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A Craft for 50 Cent’s and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington, by Jabari Asim and illustrated by Bryan Collier.

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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Babies in Bloom: Early Literacy Storytime, Background Knowledge

This post is an outline for the first Early Literacy Initiative Storytime I did for Anne Arundel County Public Libraries. Our early literacy initiative, which you can learn more about here, focuses on the skills to prepare children from birth … Continue reading

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New Job!

As many of you know, I’ve been seeking full-time employment as a Librarian, and lucky- for-me an amazing opportunity has been offered to me, and accepted. Marylanders, be excited! I will be moving to Southern Maryland right before my start … Continue reading

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