Kids Joke Time Where do you go to find a million-story building? If the children in your life enjoy jokes like these, the library is the place to go Saturday for giggles and laughs. Book speed dating Teens in grades six-12 can find a perfect match Saturday at the main library’s Book Speed Dating Event at 2 p.m.
Laugh Fest comes to Herrick District Library with an opportunity for children in fifth grade and younger to gather their favorite jokes and take the stage. Participants will have two minutes to read a book and then move on to the next one, with the opportunity to check out one or more books. Herrick District Library has a program called Read Harmony, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, offering personalized reading recommendations provided by librarians.
Last year, about a dozen children ages 3 to 11 took the stage and had the crowd laughing heartily, according to a Sentinel article. Saturday in the Hazel Hayes Auditorium on the lower level. More information about Kids Joke is available at and Users complete an online form answering questions about their reading preferences and books they have enjoyed in the past.
Children interested in telling jokes should arrive by a.m. The electronic form is sent to a library staff member who personally selects recommended titles for the participant.
There are other ways to find your perfect book at HDL:• Staff members regularly recommend books based on what readers have enjoyed in the past.
Our English department chair recently returned from the NCTE conference excited to begin independent reading in her high school English classes.
As I booktalked and as we went through the speed dating rounds, students wrote down titles they are interested in reading.
The goal of the class was for students to find one book to check out.
not so much (looking at you, Friend Who Tried Setting Me Up With Someone Who Hates Cats).
As the bell rings, people will move, allowing everyone a chance to get new insights on book titles and topics.
As friends are made and suggestions given, participants will have a gift pen and notepad to write down what they’re learning and make a reading list for the days to come. Smyrna Public Library is located at 400 Enon Springs Rd. Eagleville Bicentennial Public Library is located at 317 Hwy 99E in Eagleville.
Imagine this: You’re at Maceli’s downtown, chilling at a table with your book club buds.
You’ve got snacks, you’ve got a cash bar, and – best of all – you’ve got books.
After a little intro spiel, a nice book wizard (from either LPL, the Raven, or Dusty) comes up to your crew, armed with four suggestions. – and suddenly the book wizard launches into an enthusiastic pitch for each of the books, sometimes with hand gestures. – your book wizard moves on to another table, and a new one takes their place.