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Thursday, April 16
Babytime is LIVE on Zoom starting in November 2020! (And in case you missed them, you can also catch Miss Alyisha's special October storytimes, S'More Stories.) You'll find all of our storytimes on...
Thursday, April 16
Storytime break! We are taking a break from posting new Stories and Songs, but you can still enjoy our previously recorded sessions below. Be sure to tune in for our other LIVE Zoom storytimes...
Thursday, April 16
Wiggle Worms is LIVE on Zoom starting in November 2020! (And in case you missed them, you can also catch Miss Alyisha's special October storytimes, S'More Stories.) You'll find all of our storytimes...
Thursday, April 16
Family Storytime is LIVE on Zoom starting in November 2020! (And in case you missed them, you can also catch Miss Alyisha's special October storytimes, S'More Stories.) You'll find all of our...
Wednesday, April 15
Need some more study tools while you're stuck at home? WGBH has created a Distance Learning Center that has multiple lessons for grades 9-12 including Science, English Language Arts, Social Studies,...
Tuesday, April 14
Writing is part of early literacy – but it takes a lot of coordination, fine motor skills, and even shape recognition to write! None of those skills are possible until children are older, so let’s...
Monday, April 13
Have you been curious about the library’s Pokémon Club? Always wanted to come, but aren’t sure how to play? Check out the Pokémon Trading Card Game online! You can create a login and jump right in to...
Friday, April 10
Spring is here! Take a deep breath and enjoy the fresher air and fleeting moments of sunlight… and notice the little bugs that have come out of hiding! We can’t bring you a Take & Make kit, but...
Wednesday, April 08
Teen author Angie Thomas was born in Jackson, Mississippi. She is an American author, best known for writing the young adult novel The Hate U Give. This book was made into a feature film released in...
Tuesday, April 07
Of course literacy has everything to do with reading… but your child can do a whole lot of literacy learning before they can actually read! The best pre-reading activity you can do with your baby or...

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