Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Literacy-Based Programs for K-3rd Graders
May 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the five Grade Level Reading Skills. Using the skills as a framework, we’ll look at strategies for developing programming intentionally created to support developing readers. Program examples will be shared, along with the challenges and successes of each.
Part 2 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3. Missed the other sessions in this series?
- Reader’s Advisory for K-3rd Graders
- Collection Development for K-3rd Graders
- Outreach for K-3rd Graders
- The Five Grade Level Reading Skills
- Literacy-Based Programming Using the Five Grade Level Reading Skills
- Finding Early and Transitional Books CSL in Session
- Sources and Further Reading
- Literacy-Based Program Overview – TEMPLATE
- Adventures in Cartooning
- Backyard Explorers
- Narwhal and Jelly Celebration
- Pink is for Blobfish
- The Real Poop on Pigeons
- Supertruck Celebration
Facilitators: Warren Shanks & Carrie Wolfson
Warren Shanks is a Children’s Librarian with Denver Public Library. Having struggled with reading himself at this target age, he is excited to be working on the library’s Grade Level Reading team. He has happily worked in children’s libraries for 8 years.
Carrie has worked for Denver Public Library for five years, where she currently specializes in services for birth-5th grade at the Central, Children’s Library. She has an M.L.I.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and worked previously for DC Public Library. She lives in Denver with her partner, their two cats, and a dog.