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Story time resources   Tags: children's services, reader's advisory, training  

Resources to improve your story time skills
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Resources to enhance your story time skills!



Jinx Watson

Jinx Watson is an expert in children’s story time. Watson is a retired associate professor with the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This video is a service of the Tennessee State Library and Archives and Tennessee Secretary of State’s office.

Creating an Engaging Story Time (approximatly 12 minutes long)

               Please see discussion guide below

Story time for parents (approximately 3.5 minutes long)



Discussion Guides

Creating an Engaging Story Time Discussion Guide

   To accompany the 12 minute video - Creating an Engaging Story Time


Poll -Share your story!

How often are you responsible for story time?


READS for Kids

Monster Be Good! is an interactive book available on READS. The book encourages young readers to help the monsters behave. At the end, the monster is tucked in to bed with a good night kiss. The perfect story for smiles, and giggles and winding down.

To give it a try, use the link below.


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