Category Archives: Story Time

Ocean Storytime – 4-5-17

By Awnali Mills In honor of our All Henrico Reads book, Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery (which is an excellent book), it was requested that we all do ocean themed storytimes this week.  The books I chose were … Continue reading

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African Story Time – 3/22/17

By Awnali Mills When I was searching for some music, I ran across the song Funga Alafia on the album Bouncy Blue by Eric Litwin.  I loved it so much that I researched it and discovered that it was a … Continue reading

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Science and Stories: Balance

By Awnali Mills Today was Science and Stories: Balance.  The books I chose were My Elephant Can Do Almost Anything by Anka de Vries, and Balancing Act by Ellen Stoll Walsh. I opened with my puppet friend, Sally Squirrel.  We … Continue reading

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Farm Story Time – 3/8/17

By Awnali Mills Storytime this morning went to the farm.  The books I chose were The Cow Who Clucked by Denise Fleming, Farmyard Beat by Lindsey Craig, and Moo by David LaRochelle. My large hen puppet and I greeted everyone … Continue reading

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Turtle Storytime 3-1-17

By Awnali Mills It’s time for turtles, ya’ll!  And to introduce our theme, my T-Rex puppet, Grumpy, brought us a T, and almost gobbled up a tiny turtle (fingerpuppet).  The books I chose today were Hurry Up and Slow Down … Continue reading

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Bedtime Storytime 2-8-17

By Awnali Mills Today’s storytime was bedtime themed.  I planned the theme months ago, and when it came time to get down to the nitty-gritty, I was tired and almost put myself to sleep while choosing books.  Is that a … Continue reading

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Soup Storytime 2-1-17

By Awnali Mills My friend recently sent me some ideas for a soup storytime.  Soup?  Really?  It seemed rather…narrow.  Food, sure.  There’s lots of options for food books.  But soup? So I did a little research.  Good golly, Miss Molly!  … Continue reading

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