In this blog post, Oakland Public Library's Pat Toney recommends literacy tips and community resources (including kidappolis!) for early learning.
Read the original article here : http://oaklandlibrary.org/blogs/childrens-services/focus-early-learning
When I went to library school in 2008, I knew I wanted to be a Children’s Librarian because I wanted to share the joy of reading. As my career develops my focus on early learning and parent engagement is clear, thus I was super excited to hear Pamela Paul’s recent interview on KQED Forum discussing her new book, co-written with her colleague Maria Russo, "How to Raise a Reader." Pamela shares family literacy tips on creating read-aloud routines, "championing genre fiction" and nurturing a love of books in kids of all age.
My favorite five family literacy tips for raising a reader:
In my role as an outreach librarian, I present storytime once a month at the rec centers noted above.