The Illinois Lapsit Leaders Networking Group met for a tour of the Storyland exhibit at the Kohl Children's Museum. This amazing exhibit is temporary - it will be at the museum in Glenview through January 13th. Be sure to swing by! Right at the front - Starting at birth! Help children build these six skills … Continue reading Kohl Children’s Museum – Storyland Exhibit!
Visit littleliteracylibrarian for reviews of apps you can use with your young child! This week's app: Eric Carle's My Very First App Eric Carle's My Very First App is the perfect beginner app as its name implies. It is essentially a matching game with different levels and topics. The easy level requires the child to swipe … Continue reading Appy Monday!
Littleliteracylibrarian.org was mentioned today in Christine McNew's fantastic webinar "Early Literacy Apps, iPads, and Tablets in the Children's Department" sponsored by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Also, check out the post on littleelit.com regarding iPads in storytimes here at VAPLD!
I happen to think all books are essential...but the nice folks over at HarperCollins Children's Books put together a list of 11 essential books for soon-to-be parents to put on their baby registry. I wholeheartedly agree that having books at home is essential to literacy (see this article) BUT don't forget that the library is … Continue reading 11 Essential Books
Early Literacy Programs at VAPLD! Rhythm & Rhyme Laptime - Monday - 9:30 & 10:30 Pre-School Storytime - Wednesday - 10:00 & 1:30 Saturday Stories - Saturday - 10:00
Welcome to the first post from the Little Literacy Librarian! This website is a work in progress but I wanted to share the link to the Pew Research Center's findings on Parents, Children, Libraries and Reading. "The ties between parents and libraries start with the importance parents attach to the role of reading in their … Continue reading Libraries are important!