CSLP Video tutorials for “A Universe of Stories” downloads

Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) tutorial videos & slides. Simply follow this link to learn how to: • Create a CSLP Account • Access the Online Manual & Make New Friends in Reference • Quickly Download the Art Work • CSLP can help you get a Spanish Language Early Literacy Program Up & Running this Read More

Full Body Storytime & Ready to Read Webinars

Best Storytime Practices a webinar series with Jenifer Strauss continues:Full Body Storytime: Moving and Grooving with Stories, Songs, Rhythms and Rhymes Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 2pm EST Description: Movement is a child’s first language! Combine movement with rhythm and you have the foundation for literacy skills like listening, speaking, reading and writing. In support of Read More

ABCMouse is FREE for All Public Libraries

 ABCmouse offers an expert-designed supplementary curriculum for preschool through 2nd grade. Learn more about ABCmouse and sign up for your free library account here. Be sure to watch the two-minute video of parents and librarians talking about their experiences using ABCmouse.  Some reasons why thousands of librarians and patrons around the country love ABCmouse:Completely FREE for Read More

98th annual Children’s Book Week

Celebrate the 98th annual Children’s Book Week (May 1-7, 2017) by signing up to be an official event location. The deadline to sign up is March 1st! Use this google form to register: https://goo.gl/forms/HCGM1QK1legMLX6q1 Sign up online and you’ll be listed on our national event map. Your young patrons can vote in the Children’s and Read More

MiKidLib 2017

Save the date for MiKidLib 2017, an unconference for children’s and teen librarians and paraprofessionals. This year’s event will take place on Friday, May 5, 2017 at the Alice and Jack Wirt Public Library in Bay City. Registration will open in mid-January and this event is free to attend. More information can be found at Read More