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An Infopeople Webinar

April 23rd, 2019 12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM

penny peckPresenter: Penny Peck

Are you looking for new picture books to re-energize your storytimes? Storytimes are one of the most popular and consistent library programs held for families, but often we feature the “tried and true” books we have used for years. This webinar will focus on new picture books that will engage the storytime audience, including books that invite audience participation, books based on songs and nursery rhymes, books that promote preliteracy skills and kindergarten readiness, and websites useful to storytime planning.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will have learned about many new books that can be included in storytimes, including:

  • Attention-holding books for babies and young toddlers
  • Cumulative, circular, sing-along, and audience participation books that enliven storytimes
  • Books that promote preliteracy skills and kindergarten readiness
  • Informational books that engage young listeners
  • Books that reflect the diversity of the families we serve
  • Ideas for “special event” storytimes including dance parties, yoga, drag performer, and sensory storytimes

This webinar will be of interest to: Any library staff member who provides storytime programs to children

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Presentation Material

Speaker's slides
Book List
Useful Websites and Resources