storytime shout out
One of the many things that librarians and teachers have in common is that we are constantly thinking of ways to educate and stimulate children; as a librarian we can use this time as a means to experiment with how best to interact with and engage our audience—being creative, without worrying when things don’t work as you hoped they would. I have been working with children for over 10 years and every day is still a learning experience.
Storytime isn’t just about the kids hearing stories, it is about:
exposing children to the Library, teaching a love of literature, and encouraging children to be inquisitive learners, among many other things!
This weeks storytimes weren't my favorites--monkey books, none of which I loved, but I'd let the kids pick the theme the week before--so I was definitely needing to remind myself of why I'm doing it. And though I am glad that they're over for the week, the kids had a blast...especially when I let them screech and chatter like monkeys in the Library. :)