The Schoenbaum Family Center extends an invitation to all local librarians to spend an informative and important day at the Schoenbaum Family Center and Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy’s inaugural Summer Institute at The Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd., Columbus on Friday, June 15, 2018, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
The Ohio Library Council presents Beyond Books and Programs: Changing Youth Services, a one-day conference for children's and teen services specialists, Friday, August 10, 2018, at the Ohio University Baker University Center in Athens.
Ohio’s parents and educators have access to the Early Learning Portal to help little learners ages 3-5 prepare for school and their futures.
The INFOhio Early Learning Portal contains links to over 50 websites and apps chosen and evaluated by educators and librarians with expertise in learning and literacy.
Become a Media Mentor for families with young children! Attend a Digital Media Literacy Training workshop.
Ohio Ready to Read presents its FREE hands-on early literacy training workshop! Open to all Ohio public library workers, Early Literacy 101 is coming to several Ohio locations between late August and early November 2018.
Ohio’s parents and educators can access the brand-new INFOhio Early Learning Portal to help little learners ages 3-5 prepare for school and their futures.
The Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children (Ohio AEYC) announces its 2018 conference, April 19-21 at the Kalahari Conference Center in Sandusky.
Library Juice Academy is offering an online Early Childhood Literacy Certificate program for library staff at any level.
Whether you work directly with children in the library, or want to learn more about early literacy to help you better serve your community, this certificate program offers key information on child development and early literacy and activities to put it into practice in your own situations and environments. It is designed for staff in public and school libraries to add to your knowledge and as a means of recognition of knowledge in this area.
Early Literacy 101
Thursday, November 16, 2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm, including a 1-hour lunch break
Wood County District Public Library, 251 N. Main St., Bowling Green
This workshop is free. Lunch will be on your own. To register or for more information: norweld.evanced.info/signup/EventDetails?EventId=941
Ease the transition to school by helping parents and caregivers understand Ohio's Third Grade Reading Guarantee (TGRG) and learn how to incorporate literacy skill-building into everyday life. Reading ‘Round the Clock encourages and equips caregivers to integrate fun, simple reading and literacy activities into daily routines at home, on the road, and around the community.
Ohio is home to hundreds of notable authors, past and present. Jacqueline Woodson, Denise Fleming, Will Hillenbrand, Loren Long, Oge Mora, Andrea Wang, Cynthia Rylant, Drew Daywalt, Adam Rex, Daniel Kirk, Angela Johnson, David Catrow, and Tim Bowers are among the many picture book authors and illustrators who live in Ohio or have Ohio roots.
The Ohio Governor's Imagination Library is now Dolly Parton's Imagination Library of Ohio. Besides the new name and logo, everything else remains the same. The Imagination Library provides young children a free book every month from birth to age five. Families in any Ohio county may enroll their young children in this program as early as birth.
The Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar provides young children and their caring adults a song, video, activities, and book suggestions for every day of the year. Each day, visitors to DayByDayOH.org will see a new set of activities for today's date.
A service of the State Library of Ohio in collaboration with Ohio Ready to Read, Day By Day Ohio supports early literacy skills, helps young children get ready for school, and is available 24/7.
Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR), a national parent/caregiver outreach initiative, empowers public library workers to share early literacy knowledge with the caring adults in young children's lives. It was first rolled out in 2004, and is very familiar to children's services specialists. But what if you're a new children's librarian or specialist and you're hearing about ECRR for the first time? You've come to the right place!