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If you would like a link to previously recorded storytimes, please contact youth services librarian Abby Johnson at abbymjohnson3@gmail.com

Birth-5 Storytime 
Tuesdays via zoom at 10:00 am
Wednesdays- Play in the Park at 10:30 am
Join us Tuesdays online for a short interactive storytime, featuring our favorite activities- books, songs, felt boards, and movement! To register and receive the link, please email cobleighpl@gmail.com. Online storytimes will be offered through December 22nd.

On Wednesdays, weather permitting, we will meet in the park for a loosely structured activity time, including a scavenger hunt, songs, and plenty of moving around to keep warm! No registration required. Meet at 10:30 at Bandstand Park, near the Bandstand. We will meet unless it is raining or snowing, on November 18th and 25th, and December 2nd, 9th and 16th.

Stories with David Martin: Local children’s author David Martin has created a set of videos  reading his books and singing original songs. Recordings can be found here.

Constitution Tuesdays- Examining the Constitution
An online class for homeschoolers, grades 4 and up
Although this class is already in session, students can still join it in progress. We meet weekly via zoom to read through the articles of the Constitution and talk about how they relate to current events. Classes will meet until December 8th. Facilitated by Priscilla Mahnker. To sign up, please email abbyjohnson3@gmail.com.

Homeschool resources

Agency of Education Home Study information

Vermont PBS: At Home Learning – Vermont Public Broadcasting System (PBS) and the Agency of Education (AOE) are partnering to support continuity of learning for our students and school communities this Fall.

Learning Media – VTPBS and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers like you

HSLDA Homeschooling law, rights, cases, and resources

Oak Meadow – Resources for families and independent learners in kindergarten to grade 12

Rebecca Rupp Resources – Books and educational resources for all ages

Racial Justice Resources

 

Online literacy resources for families

 

 

 

 

ListenUp Vermont- audio and e-books

To use ListenUp Vermont you will need to use your library card. Please get in touch if you need a card or your library card number by emailing us

 

RB Digital Downloadable Audiobooks and Ebooks is an online service that allows Cobleigh Public Library users to check out ebooks and digital audiobooks on their smart phone or tablet.  The collection includes more than 10,000 audiobooks and 800 ebooks. This tutorial will help you get started: RBdigital_Tutorial 2

 

More Resources

Kanopy is an online movie streaming service available to Cobleigh patrons, with unlimited streaming for the kids section. Please click here to get started.

 

FourScienceVT  

A new resource offered by VINS, ECHO Center, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, and Montshire Museum of Science. “Whether you are a teacher or parent, we know you will find a range of content presented in a variety of formats that will allow you to engage your student in fun and valuable learning experiences. We hope that this service helps lessen the load of finding meaningful activities to round out the at-home learning experience.”

Children’s Literacy Foundation– learn at home activities, CLIF author presentations, articles for parents and teachers

Kids InfoBits– Vermont Online Library’s resource for kids. Research by topic or browse through their many subjects.

Schedule of author read alouds and activities

Free kids’ audio books through Audible

Breakout EDU– a daily online educational quiz for the entire family, grades 2 and up. Breakout EDU is an educational game platform that we have used at the library.

KidLit TV

2020_ReadingBeyond_Booklet – Book recommendations for kids reading above their grade level who are looking for more challenging but still age appropriate books. Divided by age group- grades K-1, grades 2-3, and grades 4-5. Compiled by the Children’s Book Council and the American Library Association.

Family Place Resources COVID a list of resources for families with young children, compiled by Family Place Libraries.

Check out some highlights from our 2019 Summer Reading Program!

Summer Reading Kick-off with magician Ed Popielarczyk

Moon rovers with Colleen Lariviere

Messy Play- Family Fun Night

 

Space jewelry

Float building for Stars and Stripes Parade

Studying moon rocks with Bobby Farlice-Rubio of the Fairbanks Museum, outside the portable planetarium

Heliand Consort family concert

 

Literacy Fair with Modern Times Theater

 

 

                            

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