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Drive-In Storytime

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February 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST

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  • Do you miss providing in-person storytimes?
  • Do you want to be able to provide memorable in-person programming?

Now you can! Learn how to offer Drive-In Storytimes using radio transmitters while patrons relax in the comfort of their car!

“Tune in” as we think outside the Zoom box! Come prepared to share your questions and ideas.

Resources

  • Session Slides (PDF)
  • PPLD Equipment (PDP)
  • Where to get large books
    • Scholastic
    • Lakeshore has big books, but not really any new books, just the ‘classics’
    • Ingram
    • Penworthy
    • The Book Farm
  • Great books, rhymes and songs
    • Elephant and Piggie books are perfect for acting out
    • Woody Guthrie’s “Going for a Ride in the Car Car”
    • The Wiggles Big Red Car
    • “Drivin’ in my car” by Ralph’s World
    • If You’re Happy and You Know it – (honk your horn, swish your wipers, flash your lights…)
    • Drivin’ in My Car
    • Drive My Car by Laurie Berkner
    • In the Car” by Justin Roberts
    • Lots of Cars, Dinosaurs in Cars by Nancy Stewart
  • What if you don’t have a parking lot
    • Partner with a local mall/store/park to use their lot
    • Grassy area
    • Local schools
    • Community center
    • Church
  • Other Program Ideas
    • Scary stories at night
    • Could you also use it for a movie?
    • Drive in movies
    • Concerts
    • Haunted house
    • Scavenger Hunt
    • Parking Lot Dance Part
    • Trivia

About Melody Alvarez and Milissa Fellers

Melody Alvarez is the Director of Family & Children’s Services for Pikes Peak Library District.

Milissa Fellers is the Early Literacy Librarian for Pikes Peak Library District.

Details

Date:
February 24, 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MST
Website:
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