Programs · storytelling

Fairy Good Tales: Goldilocks & the Three Bears

  There's nothing worse than coming back from a nice stroll, letting your scalding hot porridge cool, than to find it all eaten up. We've all been there, amirite? This new addition to Fairy Good Tales was a pretty fun one with a lot of opportunity for storytelling and activities. Before I start with the… Continue reading Fairy Good Tales: Goldilocks & the Three Bears

Programs · storytelling

Fairy Good Tales: The Gingerbread Man

We just started a new program at our library to invoke the greater powers of classic folktales and fairytales. It is so important to give children these classic tales that have survived the ages. Let me tell you the ways: They are strong in rhythm, rhyme, and repetition They can teach lessons about actions and… Continue reading Fairy Good Tales: The Gingerbread Man

Children's Literature · storytelling · Youth Materials · Youth Services

One World, Many Stories: My Internship in Rural Indiana

My passion to be a youth services librarian has been permanently solidified after my internship at the Morgan County Public Library in Martinsville, Indiana. Although it was last summer (2011), I'm still reveling in the activities I undertook and the experiences that fueled my fire. Last summer, I was given the power to run the… Continue reading One World, Many Stories: My Internship in Rural Indiana