Staff Posts

The Magic and Power of Play!

Engagement, curiosity, and fun are all a part of learning through play-centered activities. Testing ideas, and getting along with others are a few of the benefits. Let our library staff show you our many resources to create playful activities with your child. We have books, read-with-me kits...

Down By the Station, Episode 9 of Storytime Seedlings Podcast

Down by the Station--Old Time Songs for Children, from America, Part 1, episode 10, is focused on cultural literacy in young children.   The old songs, like Down by the Station or Hush Little Baby, are part of our history and are our cultural heritage. When we sing these songs that are...

Summer Fun! Episode 8, Storytime Seedlings Podcast

It's summer and time for fun--ice cream, popsicles, s'mores and much more. Join us for books, fingerplays and songs all about having fun in the summertime, all in episode 8 of the Storytime Seedlings Podcast!

Finding Children's Fingerplays for Fun and Learning

Fingerplays encourage early literacy development in children. Here are some resources to find some to integrate into your storytimes at home.

Bunnies! Episode 6 Storytime Seedlings Podcast

Happy, hoppy BUNNIES is the theme for Episode 6 of the Storytime Seedlings Podcast. Join us for some hopping fingerplays, songs, a story, and, of course books!

Colors! Episode 4 of Storytime Seedlings Podcast

COLORS is our theme for Episode 4 of the Storytime Seedlings Podcast.

L-O-V-E, Episode 3 of Storytime Seedlings Podcast

February has brought us love everywhere. Join us for the Storytime Seedlings Podcast, Episode 3: L-O-V-E!  We have books, finger-plays, songs and stories on all things love to share with your children. 

Teeth! Episode 2 of Storytime Seedlings Podcast

In this episode our storytime theme is Teeth - in celebration of the American Dental Association's National Children's Dental Health Month in February. Find books, songs, fingerplays, and more on taking care of our teeth.

Silly Stories, Super Edition Storytime Seedlings Podcast, Episode 5

Anytime is a good time to be silly! Join us as we share books, fingerplays, songs, a story and pre-literacy ideas about being silly in a Super Edition podcast.

As Easy As ABC

Make learning fun! Look for alphabet shapes in nature and around the community.  It is never too early to read to your child. In fact, the Council on Early Childhood from the American Academy of Pediatrics ( AAP)  formally recognized the importance of consistent and early exposure to...

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