Cook Memorial Library


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Reading & Storytime

  • TumbleBookLibrary - Collection include licensed titles from children's book publishers such as Simon & Schuster, Chronicle Books, Candlewick Press, Charlesbridge Press, Walker & Company, Annick Press, Orca Books, Lerner Books, and HarperCollins Publishers, amongst others. The collections also provide enrichment to students who are reading independently with a variety of high interest material. It also provides support to readers who require skill building with a variety of exercises. Username: tumble735  Password: books
  • TeenBookCloud - An online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos and audio books, which offers students and adults of all reading levels access to an amazing range of content. Username: tumble2020  Password: A3b5c6
  • RomanceBookCloud - Unlimited and unrestricted access to a huge selection of romance ebooks. Username: tumble2020  Password:A3b5c6
  • AudioBookCloud - An online audiobook library collection of streaming audiobooks for all ages. Username: tumble2020  Password: A3b5c6
  • Join Josh Gad ( the voice of OLAF from Frozen) for fun storytimes!
  • Be sure to follow Peter H. Reynolds for daily Live videos of him reading his books!
  • Beloved Author and Illustrator Todd Parr has shared many of his books on his youtube channel!
  • Grace Lin, author of many award winning Children’s Books, is updating her Youtube regularly with new readalouds!
  • Watch astronauts read favorite picture books while on the international space station!
  • Celebrities reading picture books!
  • Junior Library Guild offers FREE access to their JLG Digital online reading platform for elementary, middle school, and high school readers!
  • Kindermusik offers FREE access to four of their digital home materials thru April 24th.
  • New York Public Library has compiled a list of Young Adult books that can be read or listened to online FREE of charge and no library card required.

Art

  • Virtually visit art museums around the world with Google Arts & Culture! Take a breathtaking virtual journey to museums across the world using Google’s Arts & Culture Virtual Museum Tours! Over 12,000 international museums are available to be explored.
  • Creative Fabrica wants to help you find moments of relaxation and peace in your home. They have created a free bundle of 24 crafts for you to enjoy at home with your kids: The Free Home Crafting Bundle! This bundle is completely free, and they hope that it will help make your time more enjoyable by bringing you and your loved ones together through the joy of crafting.
  • Mo Willems invites you into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1:00 p.m. ET and then remain online to be streamed afterwards. Check back each weekday for new LUNCH DOODLES!

  • Draw Everyday with JJK!  New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka creates books with humor, heart, and a deep respect for his young readers—qualities that have made his titles perennial favorites on the bookshelves of homes, libraries, and bookstores. Every weekday at 11am PT for at least the next few weeks, he’ll host free webcasts for you and your kiddos.

  • Do an art project at home with McHarper Manor!  These are short, but fun art projects for your children to follow along with us! You will find us going live each day 10am on FB.


Science & Math

  • TumbleMath - Educators have long known that one of the most effective ways to teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners, is by using stories and literature. TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes. Username: tumble2020 Password: A3b5c6
  • Visit a Zoo! Join the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden for a Home Safari Facebook Live each weekday at Noon PT where they will highlight one of their amazing animals and include an activity you can do from home! If you missed any videos, don’t worry! You can find them on the zoo’s website too.
  • Join the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo every weekday for a Virtual Classroom on Facebook Live! At 8am PT, join biologists as they work to secure a future for wildlife at the Zoo. At 10am PT, join naturalists as they look for signs of spring, discover wildlife and more. New animals and adventures each weekday!
  • While the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle is closed, they will be posting Zoomazium to their blog! Staff and educators will be posting a weekly activity to help families create innovative and educational play time at home. Can you guess the first week’s theme? Keep calm and otter on!
  • No matter if you enjoy taking or just watching images of space, NASA has a treat for you. They have made their entire collection of images, sounds, and video available and publicly searchable online. It’s 140,000 photos and other resources available for you to see, or even download and use it any way you like.


Exercise


Language

  • Duolingo is the best free online language-learning program you can find. Unique features and a clear structure make it a compelling platform for learning or strengthening your skills in several languages. It's the only free language-learning program that gets it right. Start learning a new language today.

En Español

  • Spanish children’s Stories! Cuentos leídos en inglés y español! Well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Great for kids…and adults too! Read along in Spanish or English. Conocidos cuentos infantiles traducidos al español y hablados por un hablante nativo de español. ¡Ideal para niños …y adultos también! Leer en español o inglés.

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