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Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Perhaps You're Not Aware...
Save for after storytime, please. (pixabay)
Storytime is not social hour. Storytime is a great place to develop social skills in young children along with early literacy. Social skills can prove to be the most challenging aspect of storytime. It is usually not only children that librarians need to familiarize with good storytime behavior. Caregivers need a little help, too.
As we start planning the fall schedule, check out the advice below. I've been running storytime for years and found helpful tips and wording.
Ask a Storytime Ninja on Storytime Underground has several columns on Managing Storytime Children and Managing Storytime Caregivers