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Lauren and Christy

Episode 7: School Library Journal Day of Dialog

June 13, 2018

Storytime Out Loud takes Manhattan! In this episode we get into an empire state of mind and recap the School Library Journal Day of Dialog in NYC. While in the…

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Episode 6: Music MAYhem Part 2

May 22, 2018

Don’t stop the music! This episode is jam-packed with more music-themed ideas for storytime. We share some more of our favorite recorded songs, discuss new books, and present rhymes, songs, games,…

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Episode 5: Music MAYhem Part 1

May 7, 2018

Summer is almost here, so let’s turn up the volume because libraries rock! In this episode, we drop a beat and demonstrate how to incorporate rap into storytime, share some of our favorite recorded songs…

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Episode 4: Bug-tastic Storytime Ideas

May 6, 2018

We’re gettin’ buggy with it! (Na na na na nana na, Na na na na nana)    Discussions include adventures in beekeeping & our love of insects (well, not love exactly), as well as bee-utiful rhymes, songs, and activities to light up your storytimes. Also, more details about the…

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Episode 3: Out in the Garden!

Are you in the (farmers’) market for garden storytime ideas? In this episode, we discuss garden-themed storytime ideas, as well as new books and upcoming kidlit titles. Other topics include the Storybook Ball and April Fools’ Day pranks. Berry exciting.  Picture…

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Episode 2: Rain and Green Storytime Ideas

Okay guys, we had so much fun recording the first episode that this time we talked an hour longer!   April showers bring rain and green-themed storytimes, and this episode is chock-full of rain, rainbow,…

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Episode 1: Love-Themed Storytime Ideas

We are thrilled to premiere Storytime Out Loud, your source for fresh storytime ideas, new books, kidlit sneak peeks, & a whole lot of fun! Topics in this episode include The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, picture…

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