Winding Oak's Bookology Magazine

When We Reach Them

Rachel Snyder, Lemont Public Library

Timeless Tales Program

Cre­at­ing a Con­nect­ed Com­mu­ni­ty of Read­ers: Inter­gen­er­a­tional Sto­ry­time After see­ing a hand­ful of arti­cles about nurs­ing homes open­ing up preschools in a shared space, as well as the ben­e­fits from this part­ner­ship, I want­ed to find a way to cre­ate the same inter­gen­er­a­tional con­nec­tion in a library set­ting. We already had a rela­tion­ship with our local retire­ment home as our Cir­cu­la­tion Super­vi­sor does month­ly out­reach and book check­outs for the res­i­dents, so I approached their staff with the idea.… more

ph_noel_darlene_100px

#OneStatelinerStory

Mod­eled after the One School, One Book premise, Phillips­burg School Dis­trict Ele­men­tary ELA & Social Stud­ies Cur­ricu­lum Direc­tor Dar­lene Noel cre­at­ed a school-wide event called #OneS­tate­lin­er­Sto­ry: Every Class­room. Every Stu­dent. Every Fam­i­ly. The fun­da­men­tal pur­pose of this event is to build a com­mu­ni­ty of read­ers through a shared read­ing expe­ri­ence. Think of it as a real­ly large book club!

Paul W. Hankins

When We Reach Them

We’re out of school today in obser­vance of Oaks Day here in our area. This morn­ing, Ani­ta Sil­vey, chil­dren’s lit­er­a­ture expert and resource, remind­ed us on Face­book that Pete Seeger cel­e­brates a birth­day today. 100 years. I might not have known that with­out her post. How many of us would? How many of us would have known that Ani­ta Sil­vey has writ­ten one of the best non­fic­tion looks at Seeger’s life and work?more

FEATURES COLUMNS RESOURCES ADVERTISE
Articles Knock-Knock Authors Emeritus Advertising Portal
Cookology Page Break Bullet Booktalks
Bookstorms Reading Ahead Chapter & Verse
Interviews Red Reading Boots Timelines
Literary Madeleines Skinny Dip
Middle Kingdom Teach it Forward
Quirky Book Lists Two for the Show
Small Press Medley
Writing Road Trip
© Copyright Winding Oak. All rights reserved. Privacy policy. headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota • working throughout the USA

Powered by WordPress. Designed by WooThemes