April 2020 Library News

Looking for ways to ride out COVID-19 with your kids? We have lots of great online resources available at the Library, and we’ve also compiled a list of websites geared towards kids that will help keep your kids learning and having fun while they are out of school.

From the Library

Digital Library

Browse our largest collection of fiction and nonfiction eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages.

Looking for even more online from the Library? Visit our eLibrary for:

 

•    eBooks & eAudiobooks
•    Movies, Music & Magazines
•    Online Learning
•    Research Tools

For Preschoolers

Franklin Institute

Join the experts to learn about science, the universe, and more!   All ages.

Science education is critical to the health of our society, and now more than ever, we must continue to pursue our mission.

Storyline Online
Videos of members of the screen actors guild reading picture books.
 
Jayne's Storytime Library

Jayne and friends read stories
 
Storytime from Space
Astronauts from the International Space Station read children’s books in outer space for children on earth to listen to.
 
Storytime Seedlings
Educational podcast to grow young readers, created by the Santa Clara County Library District.
 
Sesame Street Podcast
Podcast featuring the furry and loveable Muppets from Sesame Street.

Videos from Amazon
Amazon is allowing free access to its kids videos.

For School-Aged Kids

Academy of Science

Welcome to our Science From Home page! Here you'll find simple science activities to try at home with your family, coloring pages, outdoor activities to explore the nature around you, and more! We are constantly adding and changing the contents of this page, so check back often!

Audible Stories
Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.

Scholastic Learn at Home
Age-appropriate daily curriculum and projects that help keep kids reading, thinking and learning.
 
Prodigy
Free math curriculum for grades 1-8.
 
Circle Round
Podcast for ages 4-10, featuring folktales from around the world.
 
WOW in the World
Science-based podcast from NPR, discussing latest news in science and technology in a way that’s engaging for all ages.
 

Wissahickon Trails

Wissahickon Trails is a local, community-supported nonprofit. We inspire and engage diverse communities of people to protect, steward, and enjoy the land and waterways of the Wissahickon Valley. Fun for all ages


Story Pirates  
Podcast of world-class performers adapting stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater.

Best Podcasts for Kids and Families
List compiled by Common Sense Media.

For Middle and High Schoolers

TedEd
Educational Ted Talk videos that focus on a variety of general educational topics.
 
Coursera  
Online courses for high schoolers created by museums, universities, and other institutions.
 

 

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