Fun Stuff


Sites to Get You Reading!

NYPL

If you don't already have a New York Public Library card, right now NYS residents are eligible to get a virtual library card, giving you access to e-books and e-audiobooks.  Consider a virtual library card. Using your Android or iOS device, download SimplyE—The New York Public Library's free e-reader app—to get started. Residents of New York State over the age of 13 are eligible to apply.

Rosen Learning Center EBooks

Storytime Online

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

Storytime with Ryan & Craig

Want to hear Be Quiet?  How aboout Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude?  Storytime with Ryan & Craig is a free, short-form reading show for children, parents & educators. Every week, Ryan and Craig read aloud a new children’s book.

Fun Brain 

Loads of e-books for students and parents to read for grades PreK-8.  

Kate Messner

This is a library of resources for kids, families, teachers, and librarians to make sure that reading & learning can happen anywhere this spring. By clicking above you'll find a growing collection of resources that include everything from first-chapter and picture book read-alouds (all shared with permission!) to drawing and writing mini-lessons. Be sure to check back often, as new resources will be added every day.

Scholastic Learn at Home

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!

Rivet

Reading practice has never been easier with Rivet, a reading app with over 3,500 FREE leveled books for kids.  Reading support on every page. Kids can practice with confidence knowing help is always available.  Points and rewards for reading and activities. Readers are encouraged to reflect at the end of every book with fun ratings and reviews. Download the app or use the web app.

Jerry Pallotta

Listen to Jerry Pallotta the author of the Who Would Win Series read to YOU!

Fun library games, videos, information and more!  

Do the Dewey Trivia Game

Mrs. Lodges Library Shelver Game

Call Number Quiz

Dewey Number Quiz

Breakout EDU - Fun at Home

GoNoodle - Songs to get you moving!

Starfall - Prek-Grade 3

Wonderopolis - Wonderopolis®, a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, we pose an intriguing question—the Wonder of the Day®—and explore it in a variety of ways. 

Virtual Field Trips

San Diego Zoo Panda Cam at the Atlanta Zoo
The Great Wall of China Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cam
Yellowstone National Park Saturn 5 Rocket
British Museum, London Guggenheim Museum, New York
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
The Louvre  The Wild Center - Tupper Lake, NY
Discovery Education - Polar Bears and the Tundra Explore Mars on the Curiousity Rover