Pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction books, offering an engaging way to link fact and fiction, reinforce early reading skills and introduce children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Whether your kids will be attending school in person, at home or online, the Library is here to support you. While our locations may look different on the inside, the heart of the Library hasn’t changed. Our thinking caps are always on, looking for ways to connect with you.
I’ve written before about the challenges of being your child’s teacher during this pandemic, and today’s post is on the same topic. Because, wow, this is hard.
Today and USA Today are among some media outlets addressing the unique challenges parents of children with special needs face during the pandemic. Without the support schools can provide: special education teachers, reading specialists, classroom therapists and more, services are missing for these kids. With that in mind, here are some light ideas and gentle suggestions specific to ADHD. These are not substitutes for the services currently missing from our lives as we navigate the pandemic. The intent is to connect parents to library resources that may support you at home, while homeschooling or learning with kids with ADHD.
With schools closed right now, it’s important to know that the library has many resources to help with online learning. Students can explore our expanded World Book Online collection. We now have access to World Book platforms for the youngest of learners through to high school-aged student. All of the Gale in Context resources are […]
Your library card gives you and your family access to all sorts of materials like books, movies and music. But you probably already knew that. Did you know it also gives you access to useful and fun digital content through our databases?
If you’re one of the 100,000 grandparents raising a child in Pennsylvania, you might be looking for some fun – and free – activities to do with your little one. The New York Times reported families spent an average of $958 on summer expenses in 2014. Grandparents or caregivers who want to make the most […]
School has started and that means homework! With a library card, students can access digital collections and databases to help with doing research and much more.
Stream or download onto your computer or through the Libby and Hoopla apps for eBooks and audiobooks or Flipster for magazines. OverDrive also offers read-along books in Fiction and Nonfiction collections. BookFLIX and TRUEFlix offer read-along stories, eBooks and games to explore on any computer with a Wi-Fi connection. Little Pim and Mango can help […]
There are so many wonderful resources available for children and caregivers to use together to work on those five early learning practices—reading, writing, singing, talking and playing. It’s never too early or too late to help your child start developing these skills.