Something Musical Happened at the Library: Adding Song and Dance to Children’s Story Programs

Citation: Reid, R. (2007). Something Musical Happened at the Library: Adding Song and Dance to Children’s Story Programs. Chicago: American Library Association.Something Musical Happened at the Library

Ages: storytime ages; Book intended for librarians and adults

Grades: all grades: book for librarians

Description: Something Musical Happened at the Library is a resource for librarians and educators who want to incorporate more music into their storytimes. The book includes whole storytime lesson plans, as well as song lyrics and other resources. Something Musical Happened at the Library also includes a list of references and books that librarians and teachers can use to incorporate more music into their storytimes.

Uses: Something Musical Happened at the Library can be used by librarians to incorporate more music into their storytimes. The lesson plans within are perfect for young child or family storytimes. Many of the songs in the lesson plans require children to move and dance to the melody or to different instructions.  

Review Sources:

Glantz, S. (2008). Something Musical Happened at the LIbrary: Adding Song and Dance to Children’s Story Programs. Library Media Connection, 26(4), 93.

Helmer, D. (2007). Something Musical Happened at the Library: Adding Song and Dance to Children’s Story Programs. Booklist, 104(5), 87.

Margarida, D M. (2008). Something Musical Happened at the Library: Adding Song and Dance to Children’s Story Programs. School Library Journal, 54(1), 160.

Tags: educator resource 

Published by

Faith Burns

Sch of Inform and Libr Science