Butterflies

C’mon.  You can’t think about springtime without thinking about fluttering butterflies.  So let’s learn about those beautiful winged creatures in this week’s storytime through books, […]

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Beyond the Book

We got a new online catalog!  Wow-wee!  It’s pretty amazing, I gotta tell ya.  Remember when you used to have to hold fire near a […]

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Flowers

Happy Earth Day everyone!  We wanted to celebrate earth day this week, so we decided to put our focus on flowers.Books: “Sesame Street’s Let’s Help […]

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Rain

This has been one of the wettest Aprils I can remember.  So, what better time to discuss rain with our Explorastory kids than now?Books: “Rain” […]

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Feelings and Emotions

Teaching children to learn and recognize their feelings is very important.  This is why we created this storytime. Books: “The Way I feel” by Janan […]

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Hot off the shelves

National Library Week is over, but it did not pass by without some great thoughts of libraries doing good things.  There was this NPR piece […]

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Shadows

Shadows are awesome.  And they are everywhere.  And kids seem to like to talk about them.  At least they did when we introduced our topic […]

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Pandas

Books: “Panda Kindergarten” by Joanne Ryder, photographs by Katherine Feng. “Pi-Shu the Little Panda” by John Butler While reading about Pi-Shu, I held a panda […]

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Robots

I am back to teaching Explorastory this month and have already planned a storytime. Last week I chose the theme of Robots. Books: Books:  “Hello […]

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