I love wordless (and mostly wordless) picture books.  In 1992, David Wiesner, a master of wordless picture   books, won the Caldecott medal (the award for the illustrator of the most […]

We read bedtime stories, revisited the nursery rhyme, This Little Piggy, sang a traditional lullaby with a modern twist, played a bedtime version of Peekaboo, AND hit the hay!  (Hopefully nobody actually […]

Preschool Storytime: Book-Book-Books About Libraries

Today’s Preschool Storytime was all about the library!  (Okay, and about a chicken.  The chicken insists I mention that.)   Our first book, Lola Loves Stories by Anna McQuinn, was about […]

This past Tuesday, we read about birds, birds and MORE BIRDS.  Of course, there’s nothing like reading a book about a baby bird who is learning how to fly.  Joyce Dunbar’s classic, […]

Babies LOVE to look at baby faces! According to research, infants pay attention to human faces longer than anything else.  This applies to baby faces in picture books (even if they aren’t actual […]

Preschool Storytime: Grumpy!

We’ve gotten a lot of new children’s books in the library lately all about being in a bad mood.  I thought why not highlight some of these titles during storytime?  […]

Walking With Dinosaurs, a cool website for kids

Can’t get enough dinosaurs?  Want a fantastic, highly visual, interactive guide to many of the most famous ones?  If you’ve got a good web browser like Chrome or Firefox, point […]

Preschool Storytime: Apples!

Even though it’s a hot 94° here, September always makes me think about autumn and starting school.  So what better theme for our first September preschool storytime than apples? To […]

Dog vs. Cat vs. Bird - Preschool Storytime

Stories we shared Flannelboard Five Little Cats 5 little cats playing near the door, one ran inside and that left 4. 4 little cats underneath a tree, one heard a […]

For 105 weeks, Press Here by Hervé Tullet has been on the New York Times Bestseller list.  This ingenious book takes the idea of an interactive app and puts it […]