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Early Learning through Play

Kristin Grabarek and Mary R. Lanni


PUBLISHED: 13th March 2019
ISBN: 9781440865824
Early Learning through Play
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PUBLISHED: 13th March 2019
ISBN: 9781440865824

Publisher Description

This creative guidebook teaches librarians in diverse communities how to develop and implement early learning programming beyond traditional storytimes.

  • Connects library programs to parents' desire for children to begin formal learning at an early age

  • Offers a blueprint for making play a sustainable early-learning program series for budgets big and small

  • Includes ideas for making early learning activities relevant to the six early literacy skills in a public library setting

  • Emphasizes how library programming can support early childhood development and prepare children for success in kindergarten and beyond

  • Shares tips for marketing the program to parents and caregivers

Author Biography

Kristin Grabarek implemented Little University, an early learning program beyond traditional storytime, at her branch of the Denver Public Library system and is now assisting in its expansion to multiple branches throughout the system.

Mary R. Lanni is a library professional in Denver, Colorado, providing library and programming services for all ages for more than five years.

Product Details

Author
Kristin Grabarek, Mary R. Lanni
Pages
168
Publisher
ABC-CLIO
Year
2019
ISBN-10
1440865825
ISBN-13
9781440865824
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
Library Programming for Diverse Communities
Country of Publication
United States
Publication Date
2019-03-13