Ending Your Storytime
q Display the books you have read, give a cheer for the books, or have a closing song or chant. (see section on activating story times).
q Thank the children for being such good visitors and listeners to positively reinforce good behavior.
q Tell them when you or someone else will be reading again.
q Encourage them to visit the library for more good times and books to read.
q Finally, give yourself a treat for doing a wonderful thing! You are exciting children with a vital experience – the joyous adventure of reading and literature.