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French storytime at Laurel library offers kids a chance to speak, sing in two languages
French storytime at Laurel library offers kids a chance to speak, sing in two languages

Bonjour, bonjour les amis, comment ça va? "Hello, hello friends, how are you?" A cheerful French song greeted children attending the Laurel Library's bilingual storytime on Saturday, Jan. 10. Despite the icy weather outside, four kids had shown up for L'heure du conte bilingue, or French/English story hour, led by children's librarian Andrea Erickson. Erickson, a graduate of McGill University in French-speaking Montreal, has led the monthly bilingual storytime for nearly a decade; the program started in 2006, according to news reports from the time. It's an opportunity, Erickson said, for young children learning French to strengthen their...

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