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Engaging programs to keep kids coming back to the library

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

Room on the Broom Bingo

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one to celebrate the spooky season! This one is a little different. The book and … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 3 Comments

Book vs. Movie: Madeline

I’ve done a series of successful Book vs. Movie programs with grades K-6. Here’s another one to celebrate the 75th anniverary of Madeline! Read the picture book Madeline aloud. That way there … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Where the Wild Things Are

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

May 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: The Lorax

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

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Book vs. Movie: Night at the Museum

Read the picture book Night at the Museum to the children. That way there is no requirement to watch the film to participate in the program. If a word, phrase, or … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Book vs Movie: Shrek

Last week I wrote about my first mixed age program I will be doing once a month. I will be focusing on picture books that were made into movies. I want to … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Book vs Movie: Jumanji

I will be doing a mixed age program once a month and will be focusing on picture books that were made into movies. I want to use picture books because … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

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