Workshops Committee Programs Management Training Series Library Leadership Ohio
Picture Books Plus! Art, Drama, Music, Math and Science Extensions
Thursday, May 08, 2022
9:30:00 AM - 4:00:00 PM

Cuyahoga County Public Library--Independence Branch


$60 CAMLS Members
$125 Affiliate Members
$70 Non-members
Free for guests/speakers

Veggie Available

Deadline: Thursday, May 01, 2022
Limit: 35
Registered Now: 17
Contact Hours: 6

Fee includes lunch and materials.

Public libraries across the country are recognizing the importance of making programs more developmentally appropriate for children by using techniques incorporated by early childhood educators and having more opportunities for hands-on learning experiences. Many librarians are now incorporating art, music, drama, math, or science activities after sharing literature with children.

This workshop will help librarians select picture book titles that would be good to share and then give suggestions for hands-on activities that could be replicated for storytime programs, for family programs, for homeschoolers, or for a program offered by the library to early childhood educators.

Topics of Discussion

  • Techniques used by educators
  • Activities that complement picture books
  • Incorporating art, music, drama, math and science
  • Storytime programs
  • Ideas for family activities and homeschoolers
Audience: Children's Librarians, Teachers and any staff working with children
Sue McCleaf Nespeca is the founder of Kid Lit Plus Consulting, and 2022 Chair of the Sibert Awards Committee. Kid Lit Plus is devoted to the promotion of early childhood literature ages birth through grade three. Sue has spoken at over 100 workshops and conferences in the United States, on topics related to library programming, early literacy, family literacy and children's literature.

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