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Library Election 2020: Elephant vs. Piggie! Tuesday June 2 10:30am
It’s democracy in action! Let’s learn about the candidates
(we will reading some E&P books together) and cast our virtual votes.
Which candidate will come out on top?
Visit the Elephant and Piggie Registration page
to obtain the Zoom ID and password for this vitual program.
Zoom Storytime Junior! Thursdays June 11, 18 and 25 at 10:30am
We miss you and want to see your smiling faces!
Join us Thursdays on Zoom for an online program of stories and songs.
For children 5 and under with a caregiver.
Visit the Storytime Junior Registration page
to obtain the Zoom ID and password for this virtual program.
Book Chat Wednesday June 17 at 6:30pm for our friends in grades K-2.
Book Chat Wednesday June 24 at 6:30pm for our friends in grades 3-5.
Join Ms. Suzanne on Zoom and share what you’re reading.
Chapter book? Great! Graphic novel? Awesome! Non-fiction? Can’t wait to hear about it!
Bring a snack. We might even play some games (scavenger hunt, anyone?)
Visit the registration page for your grade below
to obtain the Zoom Id and password for these virtual programs.
In case you missed it...
click here to view the April 9 recording of Sciencetellers' ALIENS: Escape from Earth!
A big thank you to Sceincetellers and, as always, our Friends of Milford Library!!
Your mission this summer? Read, get outdoors, and have fun with our Summer Reading Bingo.
Complete our Summer Reading Bingo and earn a sweet treat from us,
courtesy of the Friends of Milford Library, while also supporting a local business.
Gift cards will be mailed beginning in July while supplies last.
You can also log the books you read to earn digital badges and a certificate.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
|COVID-19 Resources for Kids and Families|
compiled by NYC School Library System
over 50 ebooks in a variety of languages to help explain what Covid-19 is, how childrens can help themselves and their communities stay safe and how they can dea with the feelings and emotions they may be experienceing. Includes titles from Sholastic Publishing, author Shannon Hale's Princess in Black and The Gruffalo illustrator, Axel Scheffler.
courtesy of our friends at the Stratford Public Library
online resources for families coping with Covid-19 and Coronavirus
Caring for Each Other
Our friends on Sesame Street provide content for playful learning, ways to stay safe and parental support.
Free Online Learning Resources
Keep those brain muscles strong and active!
Amazing Educational Resources- a Google doc of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings (doc maintained by outside source, not an MPL product. updated regularly, individual sites offerings subject to change.)
Chicago Review Press e-learning site, including social studies, STEM, art and language arts fo all ages.
Scholastic Learn at Home Day-to-day projects to keep minds reading, thinking and growing.
Time for Kids digital magazine FREE for the rest of the school year. Grades K-6. Registration required.
Literacy & Storytime
Audible Stories: FREE streaming collection of children's audiobooks across six different languages.
The Fable Cottage online picture books of classic tales in English, German, Italian, French and Spanish.
Good Night with Dolly Dolly Parton reads stories curated from her Imagination Library, her book program that provides free books to children ages 0-5.
Greeking Out! from National Geographic: links to podcasts of ancient Greek myths for the whole family
HarperKids Storytime Read Alouds, courtesy of HarperCollins Children's Books
NubeOcho Sing-a-longs and Activities in Spanish free contect on the publisher's website, including songs, read alongs and craft activities.
Random House Resources for Teachers and Librarians elementary, middle and high school resources
Read Together, Be Together partnership with Random House Children's Books and Parents Magazines with digital storytime events and educational resources.
Read, Wonder and Learn!: Favorite Authors Share Resources for Learning Anywhere, compiled by author Kate Messner.
Read & Learn with Simon Kids "Keep your child reading, learning, and having fun with Simon Kids! This page is a one-stop shop for all of our great resources for parents and educators as you navigate distance learning at home."- Simon & Schuster Publishing
Storyline Online: videos of entertainers like Betty White, Kristen Bell and Rami Malek reading stories to your kiddos (or to you, hey, everyone loves a good story!)
Unite for Literacy FREE non-fiction e-books for preK-elementary. Toggle between Spanish and English language translations.
Bedtime Math's Cabin-Fever Math engaging math activities to do together at home, not online. PDFs of printable supplies provided.
DK Find Out! free child-focused encyclopedia platform to answer all your curious questions, with the look of the DK books that kids enjoy.
Science at Home from the CT Science Center, online prgrams and activities for every day of the week.
Girls Who Code at Home: free access to select activities
Maker Maven: free access to online science challenges and activities using simple household items
Mystery Science: K-5 hands-on science lessons
NASA Remembering the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 13 online resources
NatGeo@Home: free access to activities, games, videos and populat NatGeo titles, like their Weird But True series.
Wonderopolis: answers to daily questions to satisy a kids curiosity. Developed by the National Center for Families Learning. Includes classroom and learning resources
from Random House Children's Publishing: Join Jack & Annie this Spring from home as they go on different, themed adventures that will bring them face to face with animals in strange lands, do battle with warriors across time, get swept up in nature’s forces, and win big alongside famous sports-heroes.
Adventure awaits! Each week, Magic Tree House Home Adventures will provide videos from Mary Pope Osborne, activities, crafts, recipes, reading challenges, cross-curricular lessons, a weekly Family Trivia Night game, parent resource guides, and much more!
Hang-out with your favorite authors and illustrators
(they're stuck at home, too!)
Grab the Mic: Tell Your Story, a creatvie writing collaboration of author Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature and the Library of Congress
TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use
and feature unlimited access from home!
Read as many books as you want, when you want on any device.
Click on the links below and enjoy!
username: tumble735 password: books
TumbleMath.com: a K-6 math e-book database
username: tumble2020 password: A3b5c6
FREE remote access to PebbleGo, PebbleGo Next and Capstone Interactive eBooks
PebbleGo (English & Spanish) non-fiction for preK-grade 2 username: engaged password: learning
PebbleGo Next non-fiction for grades 3-5 username: engaged password: learning
Capstone Interactive eBooks fiction and non-fiction for preK-grade 5 username: continue password: reading
FREE Access to Abdo Digital Bookshelf through June 2020
username: ABDO Elementary pw: 2020
username: abdo zoom pw: 2020
educational non-fiction for grades K-9+ login: read PW: free
fiction and non-fiction ebooks for grades preK-5
FREE Access to over 700 Non-Fiction books courtesy of
Sebco Books through June 30!
Multi-user ebooks across all reading levels, both fiction & nonfiction
User Name: keepreading | Password: sebco | ID#: 1
courtesy of Big Timber Media
and The Child's World Publishing through June 30!
Distance Learning Bundles for preK-grade 12
No need to register or download the app.
Scroll down and click on jlg Digital. "Read" to view the ebook or "Play" to listen to the audiobook. Additional resources for teens and teachers, too.
Available for free until August 1.
Links to activities, ebooks and research sources.
Username: wbsupport Password: distancelearn
NEW Spring Storywalk at Eisenhower Park
Check out the new book “Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt” by Kate Messner, with art by Christopher Silas Neal, at our Storywalk at Eisenhower Park.
Enjoy a story, fresh air and a stroll through the woods
BIG NEWS IN THE CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT!!
|The Children's Department is now OPEN in the main program room.|
This is our temporary space during renovations.
While the collection is limited, we have a whole bunch of great books to choose from. Come and visit!
Due to the upcoming expansion of the Children's Department,
all regular children's programming will be temporarily suspended
beginning September 19, 2019.
Please see above for special programming announcements during our renovations.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We look forward to sharing all of our improvements with you. Renovation updates can be found on our Facebook page and on the renovations page here on our website.
Have any questions? Give us a call - 203-783-3312.
For more information about Library programs, call us at 203-783-3312 or click here for a listing of more events and to get our calendar sent directly to your inbox.