Children’s Programs

 

Youth book recommendations – check out Jenney’s blog!

Summer Reading Lists!

New! Miss Jenney reads Listen Buddy! by Helen Lester
Miss Jenney reads Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni
Miss Jenney reads I Believe I Can by Grace Byers
Miss Jenney reads Hooway for Wodney Wat by Helen Lester
Miss Jenney reads The Big Wide-Mouthed Frog by Ana Martin Larranaga

 

Head to Miss Jenney’s YouTube Channel for story time stretches, boredom busters and a Littles Library Time – Home edition

 

Online resources for younger children:

Ebooks and audiobooks can be accessed through Libby

Time to Come In, Bear is a great video for younger children that addresses “the world’s cold”.

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

Scholastic Learn at Home       20 days of online activities, stories and videos from Scholastic

If you are doing online learning from home, our Gale Databases for Children can support you. Miss Humblebee’s Academy has some nice resources for preschoolers. Gale in Context: Elementary is nice for elementary age children.

Tumblebooks has generously made available their complete collection until August 31.  TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Your kids can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.
TumbleBookLibrary – K-6 ebooks

Free online magazines for kids: Ranger Rick and Time for Kids

 

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.

TeenBookCloud – Grades 7-12 ebooks (A Tumblebooks site.)

 

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)

Talking to Children About Covid-19

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

 

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