PARENT TEACHER WORKSHOP
Every Child a Reader: Preparing our 3 and 4 year olds to read!
OCTOBER 11, 2022 at 7pm – 8:30pm
Learning to read is the hardest thing a child will ever do. But learning to read is happening even before they walk into the school door. As parents and preschool teachers, there is a great deal we can do to get kids ready to learn to read. No, not flash cards and letter drills, but deep and fun interactions with stories, books, and words. Come and learn a little science and a lot of fun activities that will prepare your preschooler for the big adventure of reading.
This workshop is lead by reading expert Dr. Stephanie Gottwald
Clare the Head of Youth Services is happy to do visits to classrooms or preschools. She can do a storytime, talk about a specific topic or project, or talk about resources the library has. Please contact her directly to discuss options at email@example.com
Group Book Clubs
If you have a book club or a class group that needs the same book, we can request multiple titles from other libraries for you! Just let us know the title and how many! Kids/families can come and pick up the books at our curbside pick up here at the Library or you as the teacher can pick them all up!
We are also able to get digital copies of books that can be downloaded by multiple students at one time for free through Overdrive/Libby Please let us know in advance what you will need so that we can access if it is available.
We offer a number of online resources that can be used by your students all for FREE! Visit our “Databases” section on the website.
There are e-books and audiobooks (Tumblebooks and Overdrive), language learning (Mango Languages), reference (Kids Infobits!, Encyclopedia Britannica and Pebble Go!), and downloadable music (Freegal)
Note: Some require library card access
Teacher Book Bags
Teachers and homeschoolers in Amesbury can request a book bag (if you live in Amesbury but teach elsewhere or teach in Amesbury but live elsewhere, you still qualify!). It can be on any topic you need and includes up to 25 books. Bags are checked out for a six week period!
The children’s staff is happy to put together the bag for you, but needs at least a day’s notice to complete a bag. Please email, call, or fill out the form below with your request.
You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (978-388-8148 x618) to order a bag. Please order a few days before it is needed. If you need it more quickly, please call us directly and we will try to accommodate you.
Clare Dombrowski, Children’s Librarian
(978) 388-8148 x618 – email@example.com