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Mindfulness to Lift Your Spirits

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Summer Survey

Complete our youth service’s survey about this summer’s programs.

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Summer Resources for Parents and Caregivers

Summer Resources for Parents and Caregivers Need a new source for printable activities or book lists to keep young minds healthy this summer? The website www.123Homeschool4Me.com is a valuable resource with over one million downloadable activities from the alphabet, to math and science, geography and time telling, book report forms, mazes and much more. While the site name broadcasts its function as one geared toward educating kids in a homeschool…

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Teen Thursdays

August 13: Fantasy Fan Fiction. Try our version of fantasy sports, but with your favorite fantasy characters.

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WANTED: Music Fun

WANTED: Music Fun Need a little musical outlet but don’t have access to instruments? Mess around with music or get serious about your rhythm! Check out Chrome Music Lab’s fun site for kids or kids at heart. This open source resource offers you the ability to play with music in a fun and colorful way. With arpeggios, rhythms, a song maker, melody maker, chords, piano rolls, Kadinsky and more you’ll…

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Have you run out of Writing Ideas?

Have you run out of Writing Ideas? Do you need to practice ahead of your latest haiku, epic, short story, novel or anthology? Get those creative writing juices flowing! Educators, parents, and creative writers of any age or experience level can benefit from a story-prompt generator. We learned about an award-winning site called The Story Starter that has over 350 billion prompts, so it will be impossible to run out…

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Mindful Poetry and Music

Mindful Poetry and Music Mindful Poetry and Music, brought to you by the folks at The Well, is one free resource that can help you and your family focus on that which enlightens, engages and relaxes you. This is a place to “notice what we smell, hear, taste and feel.” Check out this valuable resource and dig around their comprehensive website for programs. Need more resources? Check out Coloring Pages…

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Read with Music, Sound Effects, and Character Voices

Read with Music, Sound Effects, and Character Voices Given that schools have closed, or the school year has been abbreviated for a majority of American students, many publishers have relaxed their rules about recording and broadcasting the stories that they own. To that end, there’s an app called Novel Effect that can help educators and parents to make these stories both interactive and fun. (Although it’s better for the developing…

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Library Escape Room

Library Escape Room While exploring the library’s website you stumble upon a strange room. Wait, what’s a room doing in a website? Anyway, something is screwy. The library’s databases and books are all mixed together. You turn around to leave but discover that the way you came in is gone. To escape the room you’ll need to think outside the box, use all the resources at your disposal, and find…

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¿Qué pasando?

Ahora puedes recoger materiales en la ventanilla de autoservicio o dentro del edificio!  Haga clic AQUĺ para más detalles de la ventanilla de autoservicio. No se pueden devolver sus libros dentro de la biblioteca. Favor de devolver sus materiales de la biblioteca incluyendo los CDs y DVDs, en el buzón de devoluciones localizado en el estacionamiento detrás del edificio. La biblioteca va a poner los libros entregados en cuarentena según…

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What’s Happening?

The latest LOCAL INFORMATION about COVID-19 Users may take advantage of our many online resources to stay safe and healthy. For more information on our services, please see the Questions and Answers below. Usuarios se pueden aprovechar de muchos de nuestros recursos. ¡Manténganse seguros y sanos!  Para más información sobre nuestros servicios, favor de leer las Preguntas y Respuestas. Haga clic aquí para información en español. Questions & Answers Q.  Are there library resources I…

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