Storytime Foundations - free one-day conference in Columbus, April 30

Registration will open on March 1 for Storytime Foundations, a FREE one-day conference on everything storytime! 

Morning and afternoon keynote speakers will contextualize our important work in support of young children and their families. Librarian-led breakout sessions will explore the Five Practices of Every Child Ready to Read (Singing, Talking, Reading, Writing, Playing). 

Storytime Foundations will take place in Columbus on Tuesday, April 30. The registration link will be posted here on Friday, March 1.

Centering Community VOICE: New Self-Paced Course for Children's Outreach

Centering Community VOICE, a new self-paced course for children’s services and outreach specialists, is now available for free through OCLC’s WebJunction. Centering Community VOICE is based on an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant, Project VOICE (Value-sensitive design of Outcomes Informing Community Engagement).

Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar bookmarks for Ohio libraries

The Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar provides young children and their caring adults a song, video, activities, and book suggestions for every day of the year. Each day, visitors to DayByDayOH.org will see a new set of activities for today's date.

A service of the State Library of Ohio in collaboration with Ohio Ready to Read, Day By Day Ohio supports early literacy skills, helps young children get ready for school, and is available 24/7.

Ohio Library Council                    State Library of Ohio