November 12, 2021
By Linda Viertel—
Countrywide StoryWalk week is Nov. 15-19, but Barbara Cohen, Warner Library’s bilingual children’s librarian, and Patricia Cohn, head of the Children’s Examining Home, partnering with the TaSH (Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market) as very well as Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow village administrations, began organizing for a new expertise in early tumble.
Food items, Food items, Fantastic Food stuff, a bilingual storybook composed by Kate Clynes and posted by Language Lizard, will be on look at through 13 tale boards posted alongside a preferred walkway in Patriots Park for the duration of farmers marketplace hrs every Saturday as a result of the close of market place year.
Every single e-book web page, including images and textual content in both equally English and Spanish, will be shown as members walk the pathway. TaSH and library volunteers will be on hand to information little ones and adults of all ages by the StoryWalk. After every single industry time, the story boards will be relocated to Warner Library grounds, where they can be viewed inside of the library’s stairwell gallery and the children’s place and outdoors in the children’s yard. All 13 boards will be distribute in the course of the spaces with the additional technology of a “pen pal pen” out there throughout StoryWalk 7 days. Language Lizard presents the pen, which reads the text out loud in English and Spanish when it is touched to every story board. Guests are invited to indicator up for this know-how for interior viewing, but, of course, all are welcome to see the boards without the need of the pen at any time.
When TaSH member Wanda Tracy approached Cohen, who had participated in tale time at the sector for yrs, Tracy was eager to amplify a single of the market board’s ambitions: to have bilingual conversation and pursuits at the TaSH. It was a normal fit for Cohen and Tracy to begin setting up StoryWalk.
Cohen chose the reserve and went to work producing the story boards, which were being prepared and installed to begin with at 9 a.m. on Oct. 9, in time for that day’s sector. But, when Cohen came to do the job on Oct. 12, the tale boards experienced disappeared from…