Participants will learn about three strategies to promote parent engagement beyond the library walls. Discover how Brooklyn Public Library (NY) employed its under-utilized SMS to text early literacy tips to parents. Learn how the Annapolis Valley Regional Library (Nova Scotia) uses “StoryWalks” and "StoryMobs" to encourage families to get moving and reading outdoors. Learn how New York Public Library developed a resource-rich early literacy kit to encourage parents to talk, read, sing, write, and play.
Meeting Type: Program
Content Area: Transforming: Community Relationships
Interests: Children's Literature, Children's Services, Youth Services
Type of Library: Elementary School, Public, Rural, Student
Cost: Included with full conference registration.
Coordinator, Early Childhood Services
Brooklyn Public Library
Brooklyn, New York
Manager, Early Childhood Education
New York Public Library
New York, New York
Community Engagement Coordinator
Annapolis Valley Regional Library
Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, Canada