Thrive After Three

Engaging programs to keep kids coming back to the library

Fractured Fairy Tale Club: Book vs. Movie

In honor of our local theater featuring The Little Mermaid this summer, I decided to do a fractured fairy tale club to coordinate with them. Some local children will be … Continue reading

April 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Ant Bully

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book The Ant Bully to the children. That way there is no requirement … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Epic

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book Leaf Men to the children. That way there is no requirement … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Meet the Robinsons

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book A Day with Wilbur Robinson to the children. That way there is … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Babar

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book Babar to the children. That way there is no requirement to watch … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one: Read the picture book Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs to the children. That way there … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mary Poppins Club

Over a four-week period, I did reading club featuring the classic story of P.L. Travers’ Mary Poppins. It was hugely successful with a high retention rate of early elementary school … Continue reading

January 29, 2018 · 3 Comments

Winnie the Pooh Book vs. Movie

Over the eight-week summer reading program I had a reading club featuring the classic stories of A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh. It was hugely successful with a high retention rate … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cookie Decorating for All Ages

I do an annual cookie decorating program that’s a huge hit in my community! I usually do it in the winter and have a winter theme, but you could do … Continue reading

May 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Milk & Cookies Club

For the past several years I have a done a very successful winter read-aloud program for K-6th graders after school called Books and S’mores. The after school hour slot frees … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

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