Free Printable: Back to School Bookmarks

Anyone else tired on the first day of school? I am! Here's something new I tried out this year to help with the lineups at the desk for back to school reading materials. I inserted these bookmarks into my favourite books in YA and JUV fiction. Just ask the kids or parents to browse the … Continue reading Free Printable: Back to School Bookmarks


Scribble Party!

My favourite program to run at a library! Scribble Party! Low budget library programming. All you need is mural paper and markers. Leave it out on table - and the kids can colour all day.

Junior Writers: Imagination and Setting

Second week of Junior Writers and we're talking about setting. Warm Up Setting has three different components: place, time, and environment. I brought out the easel again and we brainstormed examples of place, time, and environment. Some examples include: Place: castle, city, town, province, country, farm, coffee shop Time: Afternoon, evening, daylight, nighttime, past, colonial … Continue reading Junior Writers: Imagination and Setting