early literacy

Musical Fun With Angie Donkin

On June 6th, we had a delightful music performance by Angie Donkin for infants, toddlers and their families. She played guitar and ukulele and sang. She used puppets, props, even […]

Ducks ~ Sensory Storytime

“Autism is part of my child, it’s not everything he is. My child is so much more than a diagnosis.” ―S.L. Coelho, author Sensory Storytime is a fun, interactive, educational storytime […]

Gulp & Swallow!  - Preschool Storytime

Hmmm…how do you explain a storytime themed “Gulp & Swallow”?  Just take a look at the books, songs, flannel boards and activities we shared – it will all start to make sense. […]

Gardens ~ Sensory Storytime

 “By holding the highest vision for your child when they can not see it for themselves, you are lifting them up, elevating them and helping them to soar,” Megan Koufos […]

Cats: Infant Storytime

For our sixth Infant Storytime of the spring session, we read books about cats. Books We Shared We started storytime off with Thumpy Feet by Betsy Lewin.  Thumpy is an orange […]

Magic! ~ Preschool Storytime

It was all about magic today!  We read stories about “magical” animals and friendship.  We also made ten butterflies appear AND made five bunnies disappear.  All in an hour’s fun at preschool storytime.  Here […]

Eat This Book -- Preschool Storytime

This week, we shared stories about out of control libraries, eating books, and books that eat back. Stories This Book Just Ate My Dog! by Richard Byrne:  When her dog […]

Spots and Dots - Preschool Storytime

Today’s storytime was all about spots and dots! Books We Shared In Dog’s Colorful Day by Emma Dodd, Dog is a white dog with one black spot.  But, this day […]

Spots and Dots - Toddler Storytime

Our last Toddler storytimes of the Winter session featured stories all about spots, dots, and the creatures that have them. Books We Shared   So many different animals have spots. […]

Spots and Dots - Infant Storytime

Yesterday was the last storytime of our Winter Session!  It focused on spots and dots. Books We Shared Our first story Animal Spots and Stripes by Britta Teckentrup compared different animals that […]