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Children's Corner Grand Opening!

When?: October 25th, 2017
Time?: 3:00 pm
Where?: 5th Floor of the Houston Cole Library

 


Please see the Chanticleer, JSU's student newspaper, for this article about the opening of the Children's Corner! 
 

Dr. Pamela Beehler, First Lady of Jacksonville State University, breaks in the Children's Corner with a read aloud of Wild about Books

Dr. Pamela Beehler, First Lady of Jacksonville State University, breaks in the Children's Corner with a read aloud of Wild about Books

 

Join us on Tuesday evenings for storytelling time at 6:00- 7:30 p.m.  Check here to see the JSU college students featured for each storytelling night. The purpose of the College Students Read! project is to allow our students to engage with the community by reading aloud to children during storytelling nights. Find out who our readers are by checking this page weekly. 

SUMMER PROGRAM!

Storytelling Workshop! 
We strongly recommend that volunteer readers watch "Storytime Magic: Tips & Tricks for Performing Fantastic Read Alouds." 
Our experts discuss ways to make reading picture books to children fun and exciting! Speakers for this workshop are: 

  • Jill Marsh, Director of the Dr. Cynthia H. Harper Child Study Center
  • Randy Blades, Department Chair of Jacksonville State University's Drama Department
  • Kimberly Westbrooks, Librarian at the Houston Cole Library
  • Wendy Stephens, Program Chair of Jacksonville State University's Library Media Program

It is almost HCL Tailgate time!!! Join us tofday from 10AM - 2PM for some food, fun, and prize. Learn a little about the Library too! We hope to see you there.