K-5 Literacy, Storytimes

Peak Outreach Storytime: Libraries, Story Elements, Comprehension, and More

Library outreach to school age kids can sometimes be a challenge. With each outreach, I have two goals: for the kids to learn about the public library and our services and for them to have fun doing it! However, joining those two things isn't necessarily easy. Lecturing 1st graders about online resources and books isn't… Continue reading Peak Outreach Storytime: Libraries, Story Elements, Comprehension, and More

K-5 Literacy

Grab That Rabbit! 1st Grade Storytime

I've recently started planning my outreach storytimes around new books that have struck my eye as good read-alouds. My first attempt at this lesson planning style begins with Grab That Rabbit by Polly Faber and Briony May Smith. Despite its less mediocre Goodreads reviews, Grab That Rabbit is a great read aloud and is the… Continue reading Grab That Rabbit! 1st Grade Storytime