Children

Stories Alive - Free Library of Philadelphia

Early learning creates a foundation for lifelong learning; no other time in human development presents such a rich opportunity to build that foundation. Libraries offer a chance to create a supportive environment and fun programs that support early learning and literacy. Explore topics related to services to children including programming, early literacy, summer reading, and collection development.

Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.

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Free Activity Calendars Put Programming at Your Fingertips

 News / Last Modified: 18 May 2017

Library users young and old benefit from the fun, exciting, and educational programming you offer in your schools and libraries. But little do they know how much hard work and planning goes into putting those activities together! Check out these free...

Storytime Underground: A Peer-Created Community

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

In this webinar, learn about Storytime Underground, a free and open online community for storytime providers everywhere to connect, share, and learn new skills.

Success Adapted: The Story of Flat Rex

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

I attended a webinar presented by a small town librarian (Becky Baker, in Community Connections) and she talked about ways that she was able to get the community involved in promoting the library. Local businesses would host the summer...

Supporting Learning and Attention Issues in Children

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

Libraries serve as a portal to information for parents, educators and caregivers to learn more about supporting childhood development and education. From providing services such as storytimes to our youngest users, to online homework help – public an...

You Shall Not Pass! iPad Passcode Programs and Other Insights

 News / Last Modified: 08 May 2017

Since her first article, iFought the iPads (and iWon), Sally-Adrina has heard from several librarians struggling with a common problem: iPad passcodes. At Rapid City Public Libraries, they experienced the same issue. A child or an ad...

Digital Citizenship and Public Libraries

 News / Last Modified: 05 May 2017

Just as political citizenship expects principles of integrity of its citizenry, digital citizenship refers to expected modes of conduct in the digital world. Digital citizenship is an umbrella concept that includes the following: a) Preparing technol...