Excited about watching virtual Storytimes but wanting to get more out of them? We are delighted to bring you some extra activities you can add to your day to get more out of our Storytimes! Each Friday we’ll be bringing you a preview of the themes for the next week and suggestions for ways to build extra learning and fun into each day. Continue reading Beyond Storytime: May 25 – 29
We’re delighted to introduce a new initiative to help support caregivers practice early literacy with their children at home. There are five practices that support early literacy: talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing. Singing is one of our favourites! Continue reading Literacy at Home: 3 Songs for 0-2s
Excited about watching virtual Storytimes but wanting to get more out of them? We are delighted to bring you some extra activities you can add into to your day to get more out of our Storytimes! Each Friday we’ll be bringing you a preview of the themes for the next week and suggestions for ways to build extra learning and fun into each day. Continue reading Beyond Storytime: May 18-22
It’s easy to help your children build their early literacy skills at home! Here’s a really simple activity that you can do with minimal materials that builds letter recognition and motor skills at the same time: Salt Tracing. Continue reading Literacy at Home: Salt Tracing
May the 4th be with you! Today we celebrate Star Wars Day and all things George Lucas. Read on for another awesome video program in which you will be trained to join the Rebel Alliance. Continue reading May the 4th be with you
Have you been missing Storytime? We have good news! Every weekday at 10:30am you can join one of our amazing staff for a LIVE Storytime! Continue reading We’re going live!
You may already be familiar with TumbleBooks, one of our online reading databases for kids, but the creators of TumbleBooks have just made some of their other databases freely available for library patrons right now! The best part is, there are no waitlists with these titles. So if you’re craving a book for teens, an audiobook, a romance, or some math books for children check these out! Continue reading (More) Free eBooks and eAudiobooks!
Another great resource for supporting your children! Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo, has illustrated a free digital book for primary school aged children explaining about the coronavirus and the current world we find ourselves in. Continue reading Coronavirus: A Book for Children
School Library Journal has put together an amazing list of resources for Online Learning. If an enormous list sounds a little overwhelming to you right now, we’ve highlighted our favourite very resources for teachers, parents, and children right here. Continue reading Home Learning Resources
If you are looking for free worksheets for your children while they are learning at home, check out these two websites! Continue reading Free Student Worksheets