We finally have our own Pinterest page! We currently have 6 boards. One for each ECRR Practice and one for the CLEL Bells. Start following us and get the word out to others to follow us. It is a great resource for you and for parents to find activities that promote the practices.
One Book 4 Colorado voting has begun! The videos are up with John Hickelooper, Missy Franklin and Kevin Faried starring in the videos. They all do a fantastic job. I am pulling for one book with farm animals. No matter which book you love, make sure you vote! Also make sure you get the word out to all your friends and family. The more we promote the program now the more popular it will be when it comes time to hand out books.
The Colorado State Library just put out an issue of the YS news. It contains tons of great information. It has everything from summer reading information, what is going on at different libraries, and who won the 2012 LSTA grants. Check it out to find out what is going on in the world of youth services in libraries. Happy Halloween!
Recently, Douglas County Libraries has implemented Sensory Enhanced Storytimes. The storytimes are geared to kids on the autism spectrum and differently abled children at the preschool level. YourHub Highlands Ranch wrote an article this past week about the program. It includes a couple fun photos of the kids at storytime and explains what the storytellers are doing with the program. Please enjoy the YourHub article. I
Those of you who were able to attend the recent annual meeting heard about Vivienne Houghton's wonderful Early Literacy Online Resource Guide, created as the capstone project of her Master's program at the University of Denver. It's packed with information about what EL information can be found on Colorado library's websites, definitions and descriptions, and even resources in other languag