Accessibility

This in from Dawn at Rice Lake:”Just had to share that we had a little boy (4 years old, I think) today who was so incredibly excited to find he could play on our children’s computers (our new AWE stations). He has no hands but could use the touch...

Quilting in Ellsworth

Julie Belz from Ellsworth reported on a fun program they had last week: In an American Girl Adventures Program last Saturday, they talked about Kirsten, who lived during pioneer days, making a signature quilt with her friends. A local quilter did a program for on the...

Great Websites for Kids Update

Great Websites for Kids (GWS) (www.ala.org/greatsites or gws.ala.org), the American Library Association’s Association for Library Service to Children’s (ALSC) online website directory, has been completely redesigned. Same reliable content, but the design is more...

Magnet Boards Move In

I accidentally posted this at the YSS Events, News and Info. Blog (take a look for some great reading), but I meant to post it here!Menomonie Public Library’s children’s desk has an inviting new feature: a magnet board! Jodi Bird, children’s...

World Book Night

Thanks to former IFLS staffer Amy Alpine for sending me information about a tremendous outreach project! World Book Night is a collaborative effort of a group of publishing companies, the American Booksellers Association, the American Library Association, and others,...

Math Books for Preschoolers

In response to a query from a librarian, I looked for some of the newest, well-reviewed books that talk about math concepts for preschoolers. I had some fun digging through back issues of Starred Reviews and the CCBC Choices list to create the following list....