Jennifer Kaap, the Silly Librarian, is a children’s librarian and storyteller. She currently goes out into the schools to share stories with Pre-K through second graders as a Children’s Librarian for the Poplar Creek Public Library District. She has presented storytimes in libraries, bookstores, schools, restaurants, parties, and community events. She is a regular presenter at Crystal Lake’s annual LakesideFestival.
Other places she’s performed include the Crystal Lake Barnes and Noble, the Urbana Free Library, the Mount Prospect Public Library, the Burbank Public Library, the Gail Borden Public Library, and the Fox River Valley Public Library District. Jennifer received her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Jennifer is also a writer and has experience teaching creative writing and creative dramatics to kids. From time to time, she can be found on stage acting and singing, too. She is a member of the American Library Association and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She lives with her husband in Illinois.
You can email Jennifer at jennifer @ sillylibrarian . com