While the Library is Closed

Some suggestions for August 2020 from Elizabeth

Virtual Storytimes
Storyline online is a site where SAG-AFTRA actors read their favorite books.  Fun and varied material

Monday Storytime with Michelle Obama

PBS Kids Facebook page and YouTube channel

New York Public Library Virtual Storytimes nyol.org on vimeo

Twitter offers #operationstorytime from Romper@romoer.  Also actors and celebrities reading


Julie's Library from Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, one or two picture books each week.  You often get to here from their authors.

Circle Round - FolkTales read aloud.  A huge variety for all ages.

Radiolab for Kids - Science oriented fun.  This is one of my favorite regular podcasts.  The creators choose the broadcasts that work for older kids.  My favorite is Octomon.

Other podcasts to explore on your own:

Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls

Little Stories for Tiny People

Anytime and bedtime stories for kids

NPR Wow in the World


Origami Club - an international site with excellent, simple dlirections in the language of your choice.  All you need is a paper square!



Computer learning at your own pace.  Choose from basic skills, MS Office software, job and career skills, and much more.



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