Monday, December 15, 2014

Mark Your Calendar: Story Time Break Coming Soon

Story Times are a great way for young children to interact with others and take part in stories, songs and finger plays. It is also an important step in helping young children get ready to read. 

During the busy holiday season, Story Times at the Fauquier County Public Library will go on a short break starting Monday, December 22, 2014. Story Times will resume Monday, January 5, 2015. 

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends reading aloud to infants from birth. So keep the Story Times going even during the break. Here are some fun and easy tools available at your library: 

Story Time To Go
With 35 themes to choose from, busy parents have easy access to a set of books, songs, games and other activities to share with toddler and preschool children. 

Box 'O Books
Packaged and ready to go, our "Box 'O Books" includes an assortment of 50 nonfiction and fiction titles for children ranging from toddler to early grade school.  

Additional online resources are available for parents adn children, including TumbleBooks, animated talking picture books and FunBrain Moms and Kids Playground, with games to help children practice mouse skills (part of the Family Education Network), to name only a few.  A complete listing is available on the Children's Page of our website.

Want to learn more about Story Times at your local library? Stop by and pick up our Story Time guide, with tips for choosing the right Story time for your child, Story Time health and safety and other useful tips for getting the most out of the Story Time experience. 

The Fauquier County Public Library offers an array of story times at all three library locations. Be sure to check your local library's schedule and then join us for Story Time with your child!

See you at the library! 

Lisa @ the Fauquier County Public Library
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