• Courier running late

    At least 2 routes have been reported as running late today by the libraries. Route 1304: Hudson (received about 11:15), River Falls(arrived 12:45 pm), Ellsworth, Spring Valley, Plum City, Pepin, and Durand.  Also, route 1303: Somerset (received about 11:30), Baldwin, Menomonie, and Elk Mound.

    07/18/2019 - 12:25pm
  • Working Again!: Automated Telephone Notice and Renewal System

    MORE's automated telephone notice system (sometimes called TNS or Teleforms) and the telephone renewal service are working again as of mid-day July 17 after being down since July 4. Please submit a help desk ticket with questions or problems. -Lori

    07/17/2019 - 12:57pm
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Storytime Templates and Sample Storytimes

Preschool Storytime How-To:  template

Lapsit Storytime templates


15 Sample Preschool Storytimes (with specific suggestions about schedule, books and activities, using IFLS kits)

Sample Lapsit Storytimes (with specific suggestions about schedule, books, and activities)

Storytime Blogs with Outlines/Schedules

AnnesLibraryLife blog has some great outlines of preschool storytimes, updated regularly. Includes suggestions for using apps in storytime.

Future Librarians Superhero blog has some great general ideas about youth services, but this is a collection of themed programs.

Hushlander blog lays out an outline for Toddler and Outreach storytimes, with comments on how each book or activity worked.

Storytime Katie blog lays out an outline for Preschool storytimes, with an overall assessment of how it went at the end 

Verona Storytime blog from our Wisconsin neighbors has outlines for Preschool, Toddler and Baby storytimes

Catch the Possibilities blog has outlines of storytimes for 0-3 year olds

Read Sing Play blog has outlines of STEAM storytimes, plus baby and preschool storytimes, plus some interesting rumination 

Stories to Tell blog is from our own Fall Creek Public Library, and has "storytime set lists" along with other programming ideas