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More Tools from Kids! @ Your Library


As another school year begins have you been searching for titles that excite kids about libraries? Check out the titles on Kids! @ your library Tool Kit.

Here is a baker’s dozen, picture books to read aloud to kids both in and out of your library! These familiar friends and surprising newcomers are guaranteed to delight boys and girls in grades K — 8. Picture books can be used to help younger kids feel comfortable with library routines and terminology when they visit. Nonfiction titles can be used with all to deepen knowledge and appreciation of libraries. A chapter read aloud from a fiction book during a visit is a sure-fire winner for older boys and girls.

Download free logos and line art to customize your own bookmarks.

You might even want to include a quotable quote from Julie Andrews, Lilian Jackson Braun, Maurice Sendak or others.

Enjoy exploring the other fun ideas and activities for connecting kids and libraries at the Kids @ your library Tool Kit.

Happy Exploring!

Bethany Lafferty, ALSC Public Awareness Committee member

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