Favorite 2022 Books for Storytime

Notes from the Member Meetup by Kelly Allan, CLEL Steering Subcommittee Chair At November’s Member Meetup, attendees talked about some of their favorite storytime reads published in 2022. We also discussed trends we noticed in picture books this year such as the continuation of themes of diversity, consent, and environmental justice. Our meeting attendees’ 2022 …

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Remembering April Pulley Sayre

April is National Poetry Month and the perfect time to remember author and photographer, April Pulley Sayre. Although she never self-identified as a poet, her lyrical rhymes and rhythms partnered with stunning nature photography have always been on my list of go-to picture books when I want to share poetry with young children. And there …

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Around the World Storytimes

Last summer, I was dreaming of taking a vacation around the world. Since I unfortunately couldn’t do that, I decided we should travel the world for a month of our All Ages Storytime. My hope was to introduce the kids to new cultures, create an excitement about new geography, start to fuel a passion for …

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Enriching Your Spanish Storytime

By Alberto Pellicer, Early Literacy Program Coordinator, Denver Public Library Looking for ideas for your Spanish storytime? Let us help you with this blog post full of resources that will enrich your already awesome offerings to serve your diverse community. If you clicked on this post to discover great books in Spanish, let me suggest …

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