Emily Arrow The website of the popular singer-songwriter for children, Emily Arrow. Explore her YouTube Channel for an impressive collection of children’s books set to music, a wonderful resource for storytimes!
Jbrary Dana and Lindsey, two children’s librarians, invite you to “tune in” for storytime success! The ever-popular Jbrary site is an extensive online library of storytime resources. Their YouTube playlists organized by theme will help you find songs, fingerplays, and more for your storytimes.
Supercharged Storytimes – Web Junction An initiative to introduce librarians to research-based methods for engaging young children in storytime using the strategies and techniques established through Project VIEWS2. Be sure to check out the Supercharged Library section for many helpful resources!
Storytime Underground This site is dedicated to helping librarians with all of their programming needs. Their motto, “Literacy is not a luxury,” says it all. Check out their “Ask a Storytime Ninja” feature when you need help with a particular issue.
Best Books for Babies
A joint project of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the Fred Rogers Company & the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (paeyc); check out their latest picks!
Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy (CLEL) They provide an easy to follow overview of ECRR and the five practices linked to the six skills. Also, explore their CLEL Bell Awards for great books to support talking, singing, reading, writing and playing.
StoryBlocks An ALA Great Website, this CLEL sponsored site contains video clips of songs and rhymes for building readers.
GetSet4K This site, sponsored by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, provides a month-by-month guide to developing school readiness.
Saroj Ghoting and EarlyLit.net
This is the website of Saroj Ghoting, early childhood literacy consultant and national trainer. Visit the site for a plethora of resources related to early literacy and libraries!