In Case You Missed It: Spring 2014

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Welcome to the Spring Edition of “In Case You Missed It”! Now that we’re clearly in summer, I thought it was time to do the round-up!


    Early Literacy

  • 4.7.14 Lisa at Libraryland has a truly enviable project going on — early literacy kits. I am so excited for her and her patrons — what a great idea! Also see: round two.
  • 4.8.14 Brooke at Reading With Red updated part of her library’s section to include an early literacy alphabet station!
  • 4.21.14 & 4.22.14 Marge and Brooke tag-teamed and wrote a two-part series on how they updated their early literacy area.
  • 4.24.14 Lisa at Libraryland completely revamped her Parent/Teacher collection and I love it!

    Recognizing AMAZING Colleagues!

  • 3.11.14 Bryce at Bryce Don’t Play has the best, most amazing tribute to moving-and-shaker Cory for her awesome idea of Storytime Underground and Guerrilla Storytime. Guerrilla Storytime is my ABSOLUTE favorite part of conference now!
  • 3.27.14 Dana and Lindsey at Jbrary celebrated ONE YEAR. What would we do without you ladies teaching us all the bounces, songs, rhymes, tickles, and more? (I, for one, would cry.)
  • 5.13.14 Marge reminds us to nurture ideas and each other.

    Preschool Programming

  • 3.20.14 Marge at Tiny Tips for Library Fun and the rest of the amazing staff members at La Crosse Public Library celebrated the THIRD BIRTHDAY of “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” — their community has read 257,200 books!!!
  • 3.25.14 Meg at Miss Meg’s Storytime hits a slam dunk (in my opinion) with her Pete the Cat party! I’m toying with the idea of doing a book celebration once a month in the fall and you can bet I’ll remember this Pete party.
  • 6.10.14 Brooke at Reading With Red writes about the biggest baby shower ever: a community outreach program. I can’t even believe the awesomeness that is going on here.
  • 6.11.14 Angie at Fat Girl, Reading knocks everyone’s socks off with her description of her library’s Music and Movement program — aka BABY DANCE.

    School-Age Programming

  • Thrive Thursday round-ups for March, April, May, & June!
  • 3.13.14 Lindsey at Jbrary hosted a spring break Superhero Training program! For everyone planning to do the 2015 CSLP theme, bookmark this now!
  • 3.31.14 Angie at Fat Girl, Reading completely revamped her library’s American Girl program and she tells you how in a follow-up post!
  • 4.1.14 Marge at Tiny Tips for Library Fun shows us how an Elephant and Piggie party is really done!
  • 4.7.14 Anne at So Tomorrow’s Dr. Seuss celebration is absolutely wonderful and creative and I just love it so very much.

    STEAM Programming

  • 4.7.14 Abby at Abby (the) Librarian has some weather science in her Preschool Lab.
  • 4.8.14 Lisa at Libraryland has a way cool and inventive science program — Peep Science.
  • 4.22.14 Abby at Abby (the) Librarian is also growing things at Preschool Lab!
  • 6.10.14 Abby at Abby (the) Librarian has one more Preschool Lab for us this ICYMI — ocean animals!


5 comments on “In Case You Missed It: Spring 2014

  1. KathyK
    July 8, 2014 at 9:21 am #

    These round-ups are great. Thansk!

  2. mrsshaia
    July 8, 2014 at 11:23 am #

    Thanks for the shout-out and the amazing roundup!

  3. Katie Fitzgerald
    July 8, 2014 at 12:33 pm #

    Thanks for mentioning my story time music series – and for putting all these great ideas together in one place. 😉

  4. sgriffin
    July 8, 2014 at 7:50 pm #

    Thanks for sharing.

  5. Sue Brooks
    July 9, 2014 at 8:12 am #

    I had a great time surfing through everything. I especially enjoyed watching and listening to a person performing action songs. She was from Intellidance. I believe her name is Laura?
    She explained audiation and went on to demonstrate an animal song with gestures.
    The long and short is I cannot locate the site to revisit and listen to her songs so I can take them to our storytime to share.
    Can you help?
    She did Slippery Fish and Clap Your Hands with her daughter, too. Excellent presentation …..
    Thanks,
    Sue Brooks

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