Category: Summer reading

Jul 11

Summer Reading Evaluation

It’s that time of the summer again! Time to start entering the statistics for your library’s summer reading program. I’m looking forward to seeing everyone’s numbers. This summer’s theme was so fun, and I’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback from many of you about events and activities you’ve tried. You can access the evaluation here: CSLP Summer …

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May 16

NCKLS’ Storytime Kits Have Science!

When you’re planning your Fizz, Boom, READ storytimes for summer, keep in mind that these NCKLS’ Story Time Kits and 6 by 6 Early Literacy Kits have great science tie-ins. Click Fizz, Boom, Storytime! for a complete listing of science related materials plus online resources and ideas. To reserve a kit or folder story, contact Melendra at msanders …

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Jul 05

Summer Reading is Awesome!

Recently, I joined Susan Mueller and volunteers at the Herington Public Library for stories, crafts, and wonderful snacks.  The younger children made bat masks and everyone had an opportunity to frost a homemade bat cookie.  Chocolate milk and gummi worms rounded out this yummy treat.  If I counted correctly, there were over 60 children for …

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May 12

Fifty Ways to Keep Your Kids Reading All Summer

A nice post on the blog Mothering.com by Gwen Spencer. If you’d like to encourage your kids to read more (and watch less) this summer, here you will find half a hundred easy ideas. Reading isn’t the most important thing, it’s the ONLY thing! Read more of the article here: http://mothering.com/fun/fifty-ways-keep-your-kids-reading-all-summer Mothering was a print …

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Feb 24

Summer Reading Evaluation

If you were at the amazing Summer Reading Workshop with Dianne de Las Casas, please take a moment and fill out the workshop evaluation form.  The link will take you to the evaluation form.  http://nckl.info/feb23-2011summerworkshopevaluation.shtml It was a great day filled with stories and song.  I thank everyone for participating with energy and enthusiasm.  I …

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Mar 29

Movie Licensing USA Website

Movie Licensing USA, the company that provides NCKL libraries with the rights to show videos in their buildings, has developed a very useful website. You can see it here http://www.movlic.com/library/index.html Among the useful information on the site are programming ideas, downloadable posters and bookmarks for publicity, and a search engine that lets you check to …

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