We've said it before and we'll say it again, we owe it all to Billy Penn! Err, wait, that was a lyric my music teacher wrote for our elementary school choir. But...Ms. Moore was on to something. (And that was such a great original tune she composed that I remember it 40 years later!)
The Free Library has said it before, and we'll say it again: we're all about books, advancing literacy, and more. One of our newest unique items for lending is the Bus Busy Bag. These Bus Busy Bags (say it 10 times quickly!) make riding the bus with children more fun. They originated with a bus-riding librarian and gained depth from the sharing of places and stories of neighbors.
The bags are designed for families with young children who are riding three bus routes through West Philadelphia and encourage great conversations by pointing out sites along the way. Families can learn about historic landmarks like the Paul Robeson House, as well as local parks, community gardens, murals, and more. They can lead to new discoveries or rekindled memories.
The Bus Busy Bags are small enough to carry in a child's backpack, a diaper bag, or a large purse. Each bag includes:
We hope that you love these Bus Busy Bags as much as we do!