Children’s Programs

Looking for something fun to do outdoors over Thanksgiving vacation? Come play Guess Who? at the Stockbridge Library. Eight silhouettes of popular picture book characters have been taped to the windows all around the Library. Can you guess them all?

Guess Who? Answer Key

 

Bag of Books Request – Youth Materials

Book recommendations from Miss Jenney

Online resources for younger children:

Ebooks and audiobooks can be accessed through Libby

PBS KIDS Read Along Series

Storylineonline.net         Each book is read by an actor and some books have an accompanying teacher’s guide that is full of activities.

stories.audible.com        Free audio books for children across 6 different languages

If you are doing online learning from home, our Gale Databases for Children can support you. Gale in Context: Elementary is nice for elementary age children.

Kanopy Kids includes thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up! You will find movies, story time, tv series, quick flicks, science and math exploration, stories from around the world, classic tales, language lessons, history tales and more! Free.

 

 

 

Online resources for teens:

Use this time to learn a new skill – coding! Try CodeAcademy or edX.

If you are doing online learning from home, our Gale Databases for Teens can support you.

 

Resources for parents:

Helping Children Cope (Ready.gov)

Click here to read a copy of Coronavirus: A Book For Children

Southberkshirekids.org – On this page you will find links to MA Resident Resources (emergency childcare, unemployment, food support)

Community Health Programs offers some great virtual playgroups!

Common Sense Media – This website can help you figure out if that movie/tv show/app is appropriate for your child.

Hand Hold – A website to guide you in caring for your child’s mental health and emotional well-being.

Questions or comments about any of these resources? Please contact Jenney directly at email hidden; JavaScript is required


UPCOMING:

Sunday, December 6 at 3:00 pm

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens adapted and read by audiobook narrator Alison Larkin -What if Scrooge were a woman?

What if Scrooge were a woman?  Join us Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. to find out!  Audiobook narrator, Alison Larkin, will read from her adaptation of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.  This virtual event will be held through The Stockbridge Library Zoom account.

Alison Larkin – award-winning audiobook narrator and bestselling author of The English American is now producing top quality audiobooks under her imprint Alison Larkin Presents.