Storytime Theme: Library Week


*See Bookmark folder for more bookmark ideas

Books -- Author and Title

But Excuse me that is My Book by Lauren Child (JE)
Max Goes to the Library by Adria F Klein (JER)
Who Works Here? Library by Lola M Schaefer (j027 Schae)
When the Library Lights Go Out by Megan McDonald and Katherine Tillotson (JE)
I am a Book by Linda Hayward (j002 Haywa)
The Best Time to Read by Debbie Bertram and Susan Bloom (JE Bertr)
Wild About Books by Judy Sierra (JE Sierr)
My Librarian is a Camel by Margriet Ruurs (j027.4)
Out and About at the Public Library by Kitty Shea (j027.4 Shea)
B is for Bookworm by Anita Prieto (j027 Priet)
Reading Makes You Feel Good by Todd Parr (JE Parr)
Maisy Goes to the Library by Lucy Cousins (JE Cous)
Mr. Wiggle's Book by Paula Craig (JE Craig)
Pop-up: The Monster Who Loved Books by Keith faulkner (JE)
A Day in the Life of a Librarian
The Monster Who Loved Books
Reading Makes You Feel Good
Beatrice Doesn't Want to
Beverly Billingsly Borrows a Book

Audience Participation Stories/Characters for Act-out Stories

Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss (JE Bruss)

Library: The Musical (still in the works...see Deb for more details)

Story Extensions

  • Library Songs (Kit j782.42)
  • Fingerplay
    • Story Hour
    • Here is My Book
  • Poem: This is the Dream by Diane Zuhone Shore (j811.6 Shore)
  • Riddles: Found on Library Songs in the kit previously listed
  • Puppet
  • 'Book' sounds activity
  • ABC Lottery
  • Book Giveaway

Arts and Crafts

Main library has die-cuts for bookmarks
Color the book template that's in the folder
Magnetic Bookmarks
Bookmark coloring


Suggested Ways to Include the Six Emergent Literacy Skills

  • Vocabulary

  • Print Motivation

  • Phonological Sensitivity

  • Print Awareness

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Narrative Skills