Mother Goose on the Loose: How Nursery Rhymes Bring Us Together
Date: Tuesday, April 1
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Social Responsibilities Roundtable (SRRT) and Children and Teen Services Roundtable (CATS)
Enhance your early childhood programs with nursery rhymes. Librarians and teachers can reach customers with different languages, cultural backgrounds, socioeconomic levels and learning abilities, and give these children a real head start by introducing them to rhymes at a young age.
Rondia Banks, Librarian, Northwest Library, Metropolitan Library System
Rondia Banks is a Librarian at the Northwest Library, a branch of the Metropolitan Library System in Oklahoma City. Rondia has an undergraduate degree in Music Pedagogy from William Jewell College in Liberty Missouri. Mrs. Banks taught music for several years before becoming a full- time Librarian. She received her MLS from the University of Missouri in 1998. She moved to Oklahoma City and started working for the Metropolitan Library System in 1999. Rondia currently teaches Early Childhood classes, assists with programming for all ages and hosts a library book club.