Storytelling Training Tips
Orem Public Library Children’s Services
Thank you so much for wonderful Laptime and Storytime programs in October. What a rewarding part of our day to see the kids and families sparking to the stories, songs and activities you provide for them.
As rewarding as storytimes can be, there are challenges. This month I’d like to share a few tips about dealing with disruptive behavior. These ideas come from the book Crash Course in Storytime Fundamentals by Penny Peck (OPL Link). You all handle disruptions very well already, so we hope this newsletter will be a nice review of things you already understand.
• SET EXPECTATIONS BEFORE THE PROGRAM BEGINS
o As library staff we know one of our roles during storytime is to . . . (read more)