We may not be officially in the holiday season yet (or maybe we are? I heard Christmas music over the weekend…) but I’m kicking this week off with a present. I’ve got one set of Build-a-Word crayon boxes from Lakeshore Learning to give away – just email me by Wednesday (11/10) at noon with the subject line “COLOR ME HAPPY” for your chance to win!
PROGRAMS FOR GRATITUDE
The ALSC blog shares two low-cost, self-directed programs highlighting thankfulness and gratitude that can be done with minimal staff involvement. Check it out!
ABC &123 STORYTIME
Adventures in Storytime highlights a new counting book for ABC/123 storytime and shares a song to use with bubbles. (Doing a counting storytime? NCLS has Talking is Teaching bookmarks that feature number-themed picture books. Give a shout if you’d like some to share with patrons!)
From Teen Librarian Toolbox: “I love fandom programming. I find fandoms to be a great source of programming inspiration and it is always so much fun to have a theme. It can make marketing easier as well! Here are three popular fandoms with upcoming releases that would make great springboards for upcoming tween or teen programs…”