Thrive After Three

Engaging programs to keep kids coming back to the library

Resolve to Rock in 2015!

Storytime Underground is encouraging children’s librarians to Resolve to Rock in 2015! I used to choke when it came to goal setting when I started out my career. I’ve had … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 10 Comments

Setting Goals for Your Children’s Department

Each year when it comes time to sit down and think about my goals, I freeze up! I don’t know why. I never have trouble coming up with new and … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

My Storytime Space

Inspired by fellow Flannel Friday posters (such as So Tomorrow), I decided to share my Storytime Space this week. I have to share my program room with the grownups, which … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Craft Tips for Programs

I’m a guest writer on the ALSC blog today!┬áCome check out my craft tips to use in storytimes, after school clubs, and outreach programs:  

September 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Organize Your Storytime Supplies

I am lucky enough to have storage room in the basement of my library to store flannel stories and puppets. I organize my flannels in two ways: one in milk … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

How to Make a Flannel Story

I’ve been mentoring a new children’s librarian who has never made a flannel story! So I thought this post might be helpful to other newbies. I decided to write it … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · 3 Comments

After School Clubs for Kids

Flannel Friday

Participate each Friday!