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We post an Early Literacy Calendar each month, published by the Public Library Association. Each day of the month has ideas to help you share early literacy skills with your child, and each month also features a song, nursery rhyme, finger play, and book recommendations. Printed copies are available to pick up at the library, or you can view and print  the calendar using this pdf: April Early Literacy Calendar

If you would like a link to previously recorded storytimes, please contact youth services librarian Abby Johnson at abby@cobleighlibrary.org

Birth-5 Storytime 
Tuesdays via zoom at 10:00 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 abby@cobleighlibrary.org

 

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.

 

Newark School CLiF Books
CLiF-books spreadsheet

 

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 has been moved to the Libby App, and taken on by Overdrive. You may still access these e-book and audiobook titles, however there are a few steps to the process. Please look at the instructions in this document and call the library if you have any questions.
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

 

 

                            

Please see the link below for more Cobleigh photos.
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