Narrative skills is another important skill that children need before beginning kindergarten. No, they don’t have to be able to narrate Shakespeare, they just need to be able to describe things or events. So what can you do as a parent? Continue reading
There are six skills that every child needs before they begin kindergarten. Print motivation is one of them. Huh? What is that. Continue reading
This year the Library of Michigan selected Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum by Lisa Wheeler for 2017’s Michigan Reads Program. The program shows the importance of reading Continue reading
Before children learn to read they need to develop the skills needed to be successful when they begin school. We are all about literacy development here at the library. Story Time provides both adults and kids the tools they need to encourage a love of reading. We read, sing, talk, and play — all important aspects of early learning.
But it doesn’t stop there. Continue reading
We are taking a two week break! Our regular Story Time schedule will begin again on Monday, February 20th. Why is there a Story Time break? The break allows the presenters to prepare for the next session. It is always our goal to offer the best story time experience. This takes intentional planning. Continue reading
Can screen time be story time? Yes! Used appropriately, technology can be just as effective as reading a print book. Apps and e-books, also known as digital media, offer the same benefits. We know the importance of reading to children beginning at birth. Digital media offers parents and care givers access to an online library of hundreds of books.