• Book Reviews

    The Pisces by Melissa Broder

    The Pisces doesn’t sink, but it certainly doesn’t swim. Song Pairing: “Don’t Let Me Down” by Sabrina Claudio Listen Here / 2018 HELLO YELLOW REVIEWS Playlist Melissa Broder, author of So Sad Today and all of my favorite sardonic, self-critical tweets, joins…

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    South America Story Time

    Travel Series Story Time My travel series of story times were developed as a seven week course spanning the June & July summer months. It kept our weekly story time routines interesting; the travel theme provided a more unique summer-programming…

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    Australia Story Time

    Travel Series Story Time I’d like to think the best part about being a children’s librarian is the level of rock star fame you achieve with three year olds—it does wonders for the ego—but really, the best part is witnessing…

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    The Fourth Wall & Story Time

    There’s nothing more satisfying in art and culture than breaking the fourth wall. The fourth wall, to any non-theater-nerds, is the invisible barrier that shields the characters in a performance from the gaze of the audience. When you’re watching a play,…

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    Process Art

    Story Time & Process Art Today we’re going to talk a little about this Process Art movement that’s pretty popular right now. It’s just another example of taking something parents and caregivers already do with kids regularly, but giving it…

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    Pizza, Please!

    Story Time & Imaginative Play The fondest childhood memories of pizza I have are from Chuck-E-Cheese. The grease, the tokens, the religious fervor with which I worshipped that weird rodent mascot; it all brings back the first moment of bliss in…