Big Fun Play Date

Exploring the box-blocksBack in September, Tiffany Meyer, then the director of the Dresser Public Library (now at Ellsworth) attended our LSTA-funded webinar by Rachel Payne about the Brooklyn Public Library’s Read Play Grow program. Amazing sensory input with...

Early Literacy Posters

As part of a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, our super-star graphic design champion Kathy O’Leary created some gorgeous posters promoting 3 of the early literacy practices (talk, read, and play).  These posters are so beautiful,...

Draw-Bots in Prescott!

Draw-bot in action!Thanks to Becky Arenivar for this post!If I can help kids make robots, so can you!  Despite a total lack of mechanical aptitude or experience, Miss Becky hosted a second robot-making event on September 25 at the Prescott Public Library. ...

Pop-Up Programs

pop-up card photo courtesy of extremecards.blogspot.com I know that some libraries in IFLS-land have done some great experimenting with pop-up programs, or programs that don’t take a ton of preparation and can be available at any time, whenever there...