Q. I need to review children's books for my early childhood education class; does the library have picture books and other children's books?
Yes, the Downtown library has a book collection to support early childhood education classes. It is on the second floor near the main books stacks.
This collection consists of a variety of children's books including picture books, books on numbers, science, history, and biography written for the pre-k to first grade. We offer a selection of Caldecott and Newbery Award books from the earliest years of the award to the present. To support students in the program there are books on lesson plans, creating classrooms, and general information to support work in the early childhood education field.
If you want a particular book and know the author or title you can search Voyager, the library's catalog online, to find a book in the collection. You can also search the online catalog by keyword, but for the best experience come to the library and browse the collection of great children's literature from old favorites and classics to the newest titles.
We also offer LibGuides, online resources, on how to create a Successful Story Time and a LibGuide offering links to a variety of educational and career resources, for 24/7 support for students in the program.
Ask a Librarian: Chat, Email, Phone, and Text services are limited when classes are not in session or when the college is closed for the holidays, the schedule is as follows:
December 8, 2017 through December 15, 2017 - Questions will be reviewed and answered daily.
December 16 through January 1, 2018 - Ask a Librarian: Chat, Email, Phone, and Text is closed
January 2, 2018 through January 7, 2018 - Questions will be reviewed and answered daily.
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