10 More Reasons Why You Should Go to Story Time!

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10 Reasons Why You Should Go to Story Time

Our fall Story Times begin next week!

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Hope to see you next week!

Our Wednesday schedule:

10:30 am Itsy Bitsy Story Time – ages 0-3

1:00 pm Wiggleworms Story Time – ages 3-6

Newtown Library Company

2015 Mock Caldecott – Better Late than Never!

Trying something a little new… a bit of a Story Time re-think… re-vamp… some of our Wiggleworms who are approaching (or have just hit) the age of FIVE are not having FUN with a couple of our routines, which just won’t do! So this week (well, it was a few weeks ago – I am still catching up here!) we tried reading more than one book in a row *gasp* cut back on our songs and chants, brought back the craft… and it worked great. Sometimes a change is as good as a break and in this case we have had both, haven’t we?!?

The 2015 Caldecott Awards for the most distinguished American picture book for children were awarded earlier in the week, but the Wiggleworms didn’t know that  – so I selected FIVE books that had been on many other Story Time short lists, including the book that won this year’s award. After a brief explanation of the awards we decided we would have our own vote.

Here are the books:

BOOK: Nana in the City
by Lauren Castillo
Nana in the City

This sweet and gentle book shows a beautiful relationship between grandmother and grandchild. Set in New York City the artwork is stunning and the story is very sweet.  The kids loved the cape and were very attentive. Continue reading