Well, if you are a librarian planning for everything, it nearly is here. I just finished creating our summer reading program page for kids here and for teens here.
One of the things I'm most excited about is the reading portion of the summer reading program for kids (don't worry teens, I'm excited about your stuff too). We're getting a little crazy this summer. The schools will be competing against each other to see who can read the most. Everyone will be in a different rock band and we'll see who wins the Battle of the Bands. Will it be your school?
I just found out about this website that we have access to!
DaybyDayNY is a website for young children and their families. It is part of the New York State Library early literacy initiative Ready to Read at New York Libraries.
Libraries are essential to Family Literacy. In New York State, libraries bridge the gap for those who may not have access to resources for a variety of reasons. Libraries educate the whole family by providing computer and internet access, materials such as books and music, access to health information, and interaction with staff that are skilled in programming to engage young children to learn.
The New York State Library hopes that families across New York State will use this interactive calendar to develop a love for books and learning that will last a lifetime. The calendar uses multimedia to enhance books, songs, and family health and bring these components to life. If families can only spend a few minutes together, this calendar will give them something they can use to make sure that this is quality time as well as educational time.
Its me. I like tech toys.