Library Tackling Difficult Topics Through Storytime
Since the coronavirus pandemic some of the in-person services the library offers have had to be put on hold. And that includes the popular storytimes that bring families together with a librarian to share a book. Now the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is taking a new approach to storytime by helping parents and caregivers tackle important conversations through books.
The Storytime at Home series, "Important Conversations," is a video series, hosted on the library's YouTube channel. Through books, the librarians tackle a variety of subjects including conflict, racism, death, and sadness.
The library also has a special program coming up August 18, Teaching Resiliency in Troubled Times. It will help parents support their child through a shifting landscape of learning this year.
Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the series is Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Price Hill Branch Manager Sondra Presley.
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