"The vast majority of parents of minor children — children younger than
18 — feel libraries are very important for their children. That
attachment carries over into parents’ own higher-than-average use of a
Saroj Ghoting, at the request of the Library of Virginia in support of an online class, created a series of videos explaining what early literacy tips in storytime are, and showing how to present them to parents in storytime. Here, she demonstrates the difference between and effective early literacy aside and one that is ineffective:
Note: CLEL will be posting a new Advocacy Tip every month. To see all the tips, click on the "Advocacy Tip" tag above.
Don’t you love it when one of your storytime families thanks you for storytime? Well, the next time someone does, ask them to consider spreading the love! Invite them to write a letter to the editor of your local paper in praise of storytime!
Are you a sci-fi nerd? Want to share a bit of nostalgia with your little one? Then this book is for you! Experience all the awesomeness that is Star Trek with your child. See Spock as "calm" and Kirk "surprised." All the images are from the original episodes. I hope your library has a copy for you to enjoy!