Reference: Ghoting, Saroj Nadkarni, and Martin-Diaz, Pamela. (2013). Storytimes for Everyone: Developing Young Children's Language and Literacy. American Library Association. Chicago, IL.
For a successful story time it is important to remember:
Online Story Time with Barnes & Noble
Story Time with your Pre-Schooler from Scholastic
ALSC (American Library Services for Children) Blog gives lots of good insight on storytimes.
Strategies for Reading Aloud to Young Children from Teaching Strategies (Example and tips)
"And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up," Deuteronomy 6:7.