Resources for Educators

Dog in glasses in front of magazine

We will be updating this post regularly as new resources become available that may be of use to educators, including those parents who have recently had to take on the role of educator in their own home. We will be posting only those resources offered for free during this crisis. However, these resources are provided by sources outside of the library, and may change according to the providers wishes. We hope that this list will be helpful to educators and parents during these difficult times. You may also like to check out our post on resources geared towards kids, or this one geared towards adults, both of which include more educational as well as entertainment resources.

 

Brightly

From Brightly: “Life is full of new and unexpected changes right now—and if you’re a parent or caregiver, those changes can include suddenly having to homeschool and provide childcare. To help you navigate your day-to-day, our friends at Brightly have put together educational resources and engaging activities so there’s always something to keep your kids occupied. Whether you’re looking to keep them focused on learning, just need some peace and quiet, or a little of both, we’re here for you. And together, we’ll get through this.”


MacKids for Schools & Library

MacKids is working to help you and your readers transition to working and learning from home. Their website includes teacher guides and a plethora of resources, such as activity and discussion guides, book recommendations and presentations, author interviews, and more!

Macmillan also released this statement: “Want to read-aloud to your readers over video on social media? Please do! Macmillan wants to support teachers, librarians, and parents as they work to keep their students and children engaged with reading and learning via virtual classrooms and other forms of remote learning. During this emergency and when their schools are closed, we have no objection to: (1) teachers and librarians live streaming or posting videos reading our children’s books to their students, provided it is done on a noncommercial basis and (2) authors live streaming or posting videos reading their children’s books, provided it is done on a noncommercial basis. We ask that all educators, librarians and booksellers please notify us when you post or stream a story time or read-aloud video or live event. Please follow the official guidelines for using Macmillan content in media here.”


Quirkbooks

Quirkbooks has released guidelines for using their books to read to children via online platforms during this crisis.

 


Scholastic

Scholastic is providing many resources for free during this time, some are perpetually free and others are currently free, with free access set to expire on April 20th, 2020. For a full list of their resources and login credentials, please see this PDF released by Scholastic.

 


Simon Kids

From Simon Kids: “As you navigate learning at home with your children, we are pleased to share our resources with you. Simon & Schuster has many curriculum guides and reading group guides for educators, as well as kid-friendly activities, that may prove useful to you at this time.”

Kids Resources to Use From Home

The Library subscribes to resources you can use from the comfort of your own home, and many of them are also working with us to bring you more remote resources during these difficult times. Below are some of our resources to help keep you and your family entertained while the Library is closed to the public. We will be updating this list as necessary. You can also always check out the Kids Educational Games page for more resources to entertain your little ones.

There are various additional although temporary resources becoming available from outside providers during this difficult and largely home-bound time. While we will list those resources that may be of interest to our patrons on this page, we will also note that they are an “outside provider” at the end of the description so you will be able to tell which resources are of this temporary variety, and not controlled by the Library itself.

 

TumbleBooks Library is an online collection of ebooks for children. They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading! Access is unlimited – you can read 24/7, from the comfort and safety of your home! There are over 1100 titles, including 350 animated, talking picture books! The site also features graphic novels, read-along chapter books, and non-fiction books. TumbleBooks resources are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. TumbleBooks also offers the following resources, free to our patrons through 8/31/2020:


Sesame Street Caring

In response to the unprecedented uncertainty facing young children and families, Sesame Workshop’s Caring for Each Other initiative marks the beginning of a commitment to support families during the COVID-19 health crisis with a broad variety of free resources. This site provides content and resources you can use with your family to offer comfort and spark playful learning activities. Children thrive with structure in their lives and they learn best through play, even in everyday moments like mealtimes and morning and evening routines. We hope the content and resources help you and your family breathe, laugh, and play together! 


 
PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas. Choose from over 1,000 articles across 5 subjects: animals, biographies, science, social studies, and dinosaurs. Outside Provider.
To log in, visit www.pebblego.com  and click “Sign In” and use the following credentials:
  • Username: engaged
  • Password: learning
 
PebbleGoNext is the next step in research for students in grades 3-6. PebbleGoNext is carefully aligned curriculum objectives in its science, social studies, biographies modules. The database is simple to navigate and offers a variety of downloadables to inspire critical thinking. Outside Provider.
To log in, visit www.pebblegonext.com and click “Log In” and use the following credentials:
  • Username: engaged
  • Password: learning
 
The perfect Capstone Interactive eBook is waiting for you! Choose from different subjects, genres and levels to find just the right book. And every title is supported by audio recorded by professional voice-over artists! Outside Provider.
To log in, visit www.mycapstonelibrary.com and click “Log In” and use the following credentials:
  • Username: continue
  • Password: reading
 

Brightly Storytime has a collection of YouTube storytime videos for kids, as well as a live storytime every day at 2pm EST on their Instagram page. Listen along as Ms. Linda reads some of your favorite stories like The Snowy Day and Uni the Unicorn. From a beloved llama who’s learning to read to the trouble-making Dylan the Villain, these episodes introduce a host of new characters, familiar faces, loveable animals and more. Made for bite-sized listening anytime you and your little one have a few minutes to spare for a great story.


Junior Library Guild eBooks

Junior Library Guild (JLG) is now offering their Elementary, Middle School and High school ebooks free for your use. Your home-bound students can click to their hearts’ content! Titles enter and exit the digital stream regularly, so there are always new picks available. To use this resource, visit this login screen, and enter one of the following login credentials, based on the reading level you would like to view. Outside Provider.

Elementary Level
Username: JLGELM
Password: JLGFREE

Middle Grade Level
Username: JLGMID
Password: JLGFREE

High School Level
Username: JLGHI
Password: JLGFREE


World Book Online

Make learning fun with World Book! World Book Online is offering their databases available for free through April 30th for students and their families. Play educational games, read an e-book, make a timeline, or learn some new facts. They also have available Distance Learning Resources for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers. Outside Provider.

 


Scholastic Learn at Home

Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin! Outside Provider.


Kanopy Kids

Kanopy is a digital streaming service that includes feature films, TV shows, documentaries, and collections for kids. You can sign up with your library card and get started right from home. Our patrons receive 6 “play credits” a month.

 

Resources to Use From Home

The Library subscribes to many resources you can use from the comfort of your own home, and many of them are also working with us to bring you more remote resources during these difficult times. Below are some of our resources to help keep you and your family entertained and informed while the Library is closed to the public.

There are also various additional although temporary resources becoming available from outside providers during this difficult and largely home-bound time. While we will list those resources that may be of interest to our patrons on this page, we will also note that they are an “outside provider” at the end of the description so you will be able to tell which resources are of this temporary variety, and not controlled by the Library itself.

We will be updating this list as necessary. You can also always check out our Research Database page for a list of many more resources available to you from the comfort of your home. We also have a post for resources geared towards educators, as well as one for resources geared towards children.

 

Entertainment

Cloud Library

Cloud Library is a platform for reading ebooks and listening to digital audiobooks. Our collection is always growing, and though our physical location is closed we are doing our best to keep up with your reading needs remotely! Visit the Cloud Library page for information on how to download the app to a variety of devices, and then check out this blog post to help us grow our collection to suit your reading wish list.

We are also creating eBook Booklists to help in your selection, take a look at them here.

 


Kanopy

Kanopy is a digital streaming service that includes feature films, TV shows, documentaries, and collections for kids. You can sign up with your library card and get started right from home. Our patrons usually receive 6 “play credits” a month, but right now, to help us all stay entertained during these difficult times, Kanopy is offering a playlist with a variety of videos that will not deduct from your play credits.

 


Virtual Arts Resources brought to you by MPAC

The Morristown Performing Arts Center has put together a list of resources for us to experience the arts from home, including streaming concerts, Broadway shows, virtual tours, and much more.

 


Scribd is offering free 30-day trials to anyone who would like to sign up using their email, Facebook, or Google account. They are not requiring a credit card to sign up, and are used and trusted by libraries throughout the U.S., including the New York Public Library. Scribd offers a collection of eBooks, audiobooks, and digital magazines. They may contact you after the 30 days asking for you to sign up. Please be aware that fees may be involved at that point. Outside provider.

 


TumbleBooks

Many of TumbleBooks resources are both educational and entertaining! TumbleBooks has something for all ages. TumbleBooks Library is an online collection of ebooks for children. They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading! Access is unlimited – you can read 24/7, from the comfort and safety of your home! There are over 1100 titles, including 350 animated, talking picture books! The site also features graphic novels, read-along chapter books, and non-fiction books. TumbleBooks resources are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. TumbleBooks also offers the following resources, free to our patrons through 8/31/2020:

 


RBDigital

RBDigital is a browser and app-based platform that includes both a large selection of current magazines on many topics, and a large collection of digital Marvel comics (strange bedfellows, you may say, but at least we’ve got variety!). 

 

 

 

 

Education, Research, & Information

 

Many of TumbleBooks resources are educational and entertaining! Check their information in the “Entertainment” section.


Our very own North Jersey History and Genealogy Center has a fantastic Digital Collections archive of photographs, art and text. Our materials range in subject matter from photographs of Morris County life by the early 20th century photographer Frederick Curtiss, the art of Thomas Nast and A.B. Frost, detailed historical maps and atlases, and many other images that document Morristown’s unique history. They also have available genealogical research databases and more research resources that you can use from home, so you can continue your family research.

 


JSTOR

JSTOR is an online database and has opened up it’s collection of over e-books and scholarly journals for free during this time of wide-spread closures to Universities and Libraries. JSTOR is working with publishers to make more of its content freely available, so if you don’t see what you need today, it might be worth trying again tomorrow! Outside Provider.

 


Mometrix

Test-prep and study database.

 

 

 


Scholarly Content Free on Project Muse 

In response to the challenges created by the global public health crisis of COVID-19, Project MUSE is pleased to support its participating publishers in making scholarly content temporarily available for free on our platform. With many higher education institutions moving into an exclusively online learning environment for the foreseeable future, we hope that easy access to vetted research in the humanities and social sciences, from a variety of distinguished university presses, societies, and related not-for-profit publishers, will help to support teaching, learning, and knowledge discovery for users worldwide. Outside Provider.

 


Gale COVID-19 Support

The Gale Database has put together an online resource center that includes:

  • Interdisciplinary, curriculum aligned resources to support online learning from pre-K through undergraduate
  • Live and on-demand training materials
  • Professional development eBooks to help transition to and strengthen virtual learning
  • Authoritative Gale resources on health-related topics and global issues

 

Suggestions for Purchase Through the Cloud Library App!

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Cloud Library Brochure

While the Library is closed, we hope you’ll be enjoying our many resources you can use from home! One of those is Cloud Library, a platform for reading ebooks and listening to digital audiobooks. Our collection is always growing, and though our physical location is closed we are doing our best to keep up with your reading needs remotely! To that end, we wanted to let you know about a feature in Cloud Library that allows you to suggest we purchase a digital title if we do not already own it.

Before we get to that, if you do not already have the Cloud Library app, you can download it to your computer, smartphone, or tablet. You can download our brochure by clicking the thumbnail to the left, or check out Cloud Library’s website which is full of great how-to’s and answers to your Frequently Asked Questions. 

One update to our brochure, effective during the COVID-19 closing: Patron Check-outs have been increased to 10 items at a time, and holds have increased to 5 items at a time.

Once you have the Cloud Library App installed, it’s time to turn on Suggestions, which will allow you to tell us what you’d like us to purchase! And we would love to hear your suggestions, so please use them! Each patron can suggest up to 5 titles for purchase per month.

Now, how to turn on Suggestions! You can see what the steps look like on an iPhone in the images below the post.

  • In your app, look for the “Search” button at the bottom of the screen, it will have a magnifying glass icon. Click “Search”
  • In the next screen, look for a “Filter” icon in the top-right of the screen. Click the “Filter” icon
  • The next screen is your preferences for what you would like to see when you search in the app. It’s first section, “Format,” allows you to choose if you want to see either ebooks or audiobooks, or both. The second section, “Availability” will allow you to choose one of its three options. Those are:
    • Available Now: for when you want a book right now and aren’t that picky which one it is
    • All Library Titles: for when you want to see everything we currently own, both available right now and those that you’d have to put a hold on and wait a bit for
    • Suggestions for library: for when you want to see everything we currently own, and items we can purchase. A great way to let us know what you’d like from us!
  • Once you’ve made your selections, click the “Save” button in the top right corner. You can always change these options, so if you turn on “Suggestions” and later want a book right now you can switch your preferences around.
  • If you’ve turned on Suggestions and you search for a book we don’t own yet, it will have an orange “Suggest” button instead of a green “Borrow” or blue “Hold” button. Simply click the orange “Suggest” button and your suggestion will be sent to us! When we purchase a title you have suggested, you will get a notification that it is now on “Hold” for you!

While we are closed, we hope to build our Cloud Library collection so more patrons can enjoy it from the safety of their homes. We will be monitoring the suggestions and purchasing new titles on a regular basis, to get you what you want as close to when you want it as we can. 

TumbleBooks From Home

TumbleBooks Library, Tumble Math, Teen Book Cloud

TumbleBooks is an online collection of ebooks for children. They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading! Access is unlimited – you can read 24/7, from the comfort and safety of your home! There are over 1100 titles, including 350 animated, talking picture books! The site also features graphic novels, read-along chapter books, and non-fiction books. TumbleBooks resources are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Access TumbleBooks here.

TumbleBooks is also offering the following resources, free to our patrons through 8/31/2020:

Contact Us During the COVID-19 Closing

While we are closed due to the novel coronavirus, we will be monitoring emails to answer your questions.

 

Circulation Questions: circ-mmt@mainlib.org

 

Reference Questions: info@jfpl.org

 

History Center Questions: njhgc@jfpl.org

 

Children’s Department Questions: mmtsummerreading@gmail.com

 

The NJ State Library is also offering remote services, including answering reference, research, and law questions. For reference or research service, contact the State Library by email at refdesk@njstatelib.org or by calling (609) 278-2640 x 103.  For legal research email reflaw@njstatelib.org or call (609) 278-2640 x 102.

Updated Statement on Library Preparations Related to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The Library will be closed to the public beginning Sunday, March 15.  Statement on Library Preparations related to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The Library will close to the public starting 5:00 pm Saturday, March 14 with a tentative reopening date of Wednesday, April 1. Edit: now closed until further notice. By Governor’s Order libraries are one of many businesses and gathering places to remain closed until further notice.

In an effort to protect the high-risk populations that we serve, as well as minimize the potential exposure/transmission of COVID-19, The Morristown & Morris Township Library will close the Library facility and grounds starting Sunday, March 15 through Tuesday, March 31.  Based upon recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, the County of Morris and other local health departments to reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community, all Library programs, classes and events are also cancelled through March 31. This includes any scheduled public meetings.  We will reassess the situation at that time to determine further cancellations and closings.  For additional information on future Library opening and program resumption, please follow updates on the Library’s website at: https://MMTLibrary.org

All library materials that are currently checked out by patrons will receive auto-renewals and will be charged no fines through April 30.  We are instructing our patrons to hold onto any checked out Library materials for now and return them once the Library has re-opened.  Again, no late fees will be charged.  Holds on all physical items are being frozen, so patrons do not lose their spot in line. Our Friends of the Library will not accept book/media donations during this period.

The Library’s mission is to remain a resource for our residents.  These safety measures are being taken out of an abundance of caution and to be consistent with recommendations for social distancing. We appreciate our patrons’ patience and understanding. If you have any further questions, please email the Library at info@jfpl.org or call (973) 538-6161.  Any updates will be on the Library’s website at: https://MMTLibrary.org

As a reminder, the best ways to reduce risk of getting sick, as with seasonal colds or the flu, still applies to prevent COVID-19:

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Try alternatives to shaking hands, like an elbow bump or wave.
  • If you have recently returned from a country, state or region with ongoing COVID-19 infections, monitor your health and follow the instructions of public health officials.
  • Vulnerable individuals, which is defined as 60+ years or who have health conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, kidney disease and weakened immune systems, are recommended to limit outings, avoid large gatherings, telecommute if possible, stay home if they are sick and avoid people who are sick. 
  • There is no recommendation to wear masks at this time to prevent yourself from getting sick.

Please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for frequently asked questions.

Additional recommended resources regarding COVID-19 include:

 

You can also access the Library from Home

The Library’s digital services give resident card holders 24/7 free access to many resources:

  • eBooks and electronic audiobooks purchased by the entire MAIN consortium through the Library’s CloudLibrary
  • Magazines and comic books from the Library’s RB Digital
  • Streaming video movies and documentaries through our Kanopy
  • Children’s eBooks, games, Facts on File database and streaming video for kids via the Children’s Resource page on the Library website.
  • Research databases available through the Library from the Library website.
  • As more resources from home become available, we will be updating this blog post with information on them and how to access them.

 

 

Book Lovers Recommendations March 2020

Recommendations by Susan Lipstein
 
All My Mothers Lovers by Ilana Masad
The Girls With No Names by Serena Burdick
Golden Child by Claire Adam
House on Endless Waters by Emuna Elon
The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda
Late Migrations by Margaret Renkl
The Lost Book of Adana Moreau By Michael Zapata
Mr. Nobody by Catherine Steadman
The Sacrament by Olaf Olafsson
Why Meadow Died by Andrew Pollack and Max Eden
 
All My Mother’s Lovers
By Ilana Masad
 A debut novel.  When Maggie’s mother dies in a car crash, Maggie returns home, and  when she finds five envelopes addressed to five men along with her mother’s will, Maggie sets out to hand deliver the envelopes.  She discovers secrets about her mother which change Maggie’s life. Pub date: 5/26/2020
 
The Girls With No Names
By Serena Burdick
Young women who don’t conform to norms in the early part of the twentieth century in New York City might find themselves committed to the House of Mercy.  When Effie believes her parents have committed her sister there, she gets herself admitted-only to find that her sister is not there and now Effie has to figure out a way to get herself out of the House of Mercy, which is filled with unsavory secrets.
 
The Golden Child
By Claire Adam
Hard-working Clyde lives in rural Trinidad.  He has 13 year old twins, which are the lights of his life.  He has great plans for one son, Peter, whom he believes is a genius;  the “golden child,” while his other son, Paul, is a mystery.  When Paul is kidnapped and held for ransom, Clyde is forced to decide between two children-a choice no parent should ever have to make.
 
House on Endless Waters
By Emuna Elon
Israeli author Yoel Blum is asked by his publisher to go to Amsterdam, which he does, violating the promise he made to his mother never to return to his birthplace. When he sees a film clip at the Jewish Historical Museum of his family, taken during pre-war days, he realizes that he needs to find out the reasons why his mother was so secretive about the past. 
 
The Last House Guest
By Megan Miranda
The small Maine town of Littleport is a resort during the summer and a hard place to make a living for the year round residents, who rarely form friendships with the summer people.  Saide and Avery were the exceptions, and when Sadie is found dead of suicide, Avery vows to find out the truth about her death.  Lots of twists and turns
 
 
Late Migrations: a natural history of love and loss
By Margaret Renkl
Renkl, who is an opinion writer for the New York Times, has written her first book-which is really a collection of short stories and essays about her life growing up in Alabama leading into her current life as a parent in suburban Nashville.  The essays reveal a beautiful poetic and sensitive look at growing up and growing older.
 
The Lost Book of Adana Moreau
By Michael Zapata
Adana Moreau wrote a novel that was never published.  Fifty years later, a young man finds her manuscript in his deceased grandfather’s possessions and sets out to deliver it to whom is was originally addressed-Adana’s son.  The novel is a mix of science fiction and mystery, and gets its power from it genre mix and great character development.
 
Mr. Nobody
By Catherine Steadman
Neuropsychiatrist Emma Lewis is called to evaluate a man found wandering on a British beach with no ID and  who is mute.  He becomes a  media sensation, and her handling of the case could make her career.  However, to treat him, she needs to return to the town she left 14 years before, and as she treats Mr. Nobody, she discovers that not only does her know  her, but he knows the secrets she has been hiding.
 
The Sacrament
By Olaf Olafsson
The story is told in the voice of a nun from France who is asked by the Vatican to re-investigate an incident she originally investigated years before in Iceland.  The book may be slow moving as the story quietly unfolds, and you will need to concentrate on the characters to figure out the time line in the book, but it is worthwhile in the end.  A  story that will keep ou thinking  emerges that will be worth the wait.
 
Why Meadow Died
By Andrew Pollack and Max Eden
Pollack’s daughter, Meadow, died in the Parkland shooting.  Pollack went out on a mission to find out what went wrong, and during his investigations, he finds lots of concerns.  The shooter fell through the cracks in the education system.  The safety protocols set into place were not followed.  So many things went wrong.  You may not agree with  all his solutions, but he wanted his voice to be heard on behalf of the young people in our country. 

Statement on Library Preparations Related to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Please see our latest update here: Updated Statement

 

The Morristown & Morris Township Library currently remains open for public access with normal hours of operation.  Based upon various recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, the County of Morris and other local health departments in reducing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community, all library programs, classes and events are cancelled beginning Monday, March 16 and through March 31. This also includes any scheduled public meetings.  We will reassess the situation at that time to determine further cancellation at that point.  For programs and meetings scheduled after that point, please follow updates on the Library’s website at: https://MMTLibrary.org

The Library is open more than 60 hours per week and our mission is to remain a resource for our residents.  However, we are planning for sudden and unexpected closures that are in the best interest of the health of the community.  

These safety measures are being taken out of an abundance of caution and to be consistent with recommendations for social distancing. We appreciate our patrons’ patience and understanding. For questions, please contact the Library. Any updates regarding programming at the Library will be on the Library’s website. 

The following are some steps that the Library is undertaking to ensure a safe environment:

  • Posted signage with recommendations on how to stay healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19 around the Library.
  • Elevated cleaning and sanitizing measures in all public areas, including surfaces, door handles etc. by staff and commercial cleaning services.

Note, the Library does not currently disinfect borrowed materials when they are checked in or used in-house.  Disinfecting these types of items and materials is currently not recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As a reminder, the best ways to reduce risk of getting sick, as with seasonal colds or the flu, still applies to prevent COVID-19:

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze.
  • Stay home if you are sick.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Try alternatives to shaking hands, like an elbow bump or wave.
  • If you have recently returned from a country, state or region with ongoing COVID-19 infections, monitor your health and follow the instructions of public health officials.
  • Vulnerable individuals, which is defined as 60+ years or who have health conditions such as heart disease, lung disease, diabetes, kidney disease and weakened immune systems, are recommended to limit outings, avoid large gatherings, telecommute if possible, stay home if they are sick and avoid people who are sick. 
  • There is no recommendation to wear masks at this time to prevent yourself from getting sick.

Please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for frequently asked questions.

Additional recommended resources regarding COVID-19 include:

But you can also access the Library from Home

The Library’s digital services give resident card holders 24/7 free access to many resources:

  • eBooks and electronic audiobooks purchased by the entire MAIN consortium through the Library’s CloudLibrary
  • Magazines and comic books from the Library’s RB Digital
  • Streaming video movies and documentaries through our Kanopy
  • Children’s eBooks, games, Facts on File database and streaming video for kids via the Children’s Resource page on the Library website.
  • Research databases available through the Library from the Library website.

Give a Little Love to our Reader’s Resources

We know we’re pretty techie now, with streaming video, ebooks, and our website makeover, but we also have many valuable Reader’s Resources to keep you in touch with the beloved medium of print! Each month our very own Susan Lipstein creates a list of recent and upcoming books in a variety of genres and styles, over on our book blog Turning the LeavesUnder “Books & Media” on our main menu you can find a link to the blog as well as other Reader’s Resources, information about our various Book Clubs, and a series of Booklists to keep your reading inspiration going!

While we keep evolving with our growing world, we still love putting your next favorite book in your hands.