Off the Beaten Path: Take Your Storytimes in New Directions

Date(s) - 08/27/2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Are you stuck in a storytime rut, turning to the same themes over and over again? What if you could see your favorites books a new way when you pair them with titles or activities you may not have previously considered? Reclaim your storytime mojo!

In this webinar, Amy Schardein  will give you practical ideas for creating  storytimes built around themes that are unusual, creative and can meet specific programming goals. You will:

  • Evaluate classic and favorite titles to see them in a new light
  • Consider creative ways to enrich your storytimes beyond flannel boards and rhymes
  • Explore newer titles that invite more creative storytimes
  • Rekindle your enthusiasm for storytime!

When you feel yourself getting bored or burnt-out on storytime it’s time to get creative! You and your patrons will enjoy storytime more when the storyteller is excited about the day’s activities.

Participants will receive ready to print storytime outlines and a bibliography of sources.

Can’t attend the live event?  Register over here for access to the recording, made available within 7 days of the live webinar.

Instructor Bio ~ Amy Schardein
Amy Schardein, MLS, is a Children’s Librarian in Covington, KY for the Kenton County Public Library  where she has specialized in early childhood work for over ten years.  She plans and presents programs, manages book collections, writes and manages grants and presents on a variety of library topics related to Children’s Services.


Registration is closed for this event.