If you're interested in early childhood literacy and storytimes, you can use Supercharged Storytimes to explore early literacy concepts and find specific strategies to reinforce those concepts for kids, parents, and caregivers.
Need inspiration for storytime programs? Watch the Fingerplays, Rhymes and Songs videos King County Library System provides for kids at their Tell Me a Story page.
You'll find there a huge alphabetical list of fingerplays, rhymes and songs — just click on the ones in red to watch a video clip.
Arin Wilken (Mondovi Public Library) posted on the WisPubLib discussion group, asking "Have any of you smaller libraries (population 5000 or less) had any success with a Bedtime Story Program? I was thinking of doing a weekly program during the summer where kids come in at 6:30 or 7:00 with their jammies on and a pillow and listen to stories and maybe have milk and cookies.