Children

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Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

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Mon, Tue, Thu 9am-9pm
Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)

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Children

Welcome! We are proud to be a part of your child’s literacy and learning experiences. We offer a variety of materials, programs and services for children from birth through grade 6. We strive to encourage and enhance a life-long love of reading and learning. We hope you’ll spend some time browsing our links and reading about all that we have to offer. Most importantly, we hope you will visit us often.

 

At Home Learning Resources for Kids

The children’s librarians are compiling a list of resources to keep children busy and the learning fun. We will continue to add to this list as we discover new resources for children of all ages.

Books and Reading for K-6

www.TumbleBookLibrary.com (username: tumble735 / password: books)

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Audiobook Database for Children

www.AudioBookCloud.com (username: tumble2020 / password: A3b5c6)

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LUNCHDOODLES with Mo Willems

www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems - Visit Mo’s studio each weekday at 1pm Eastern Time to draw, doodle and write with author of "Elephant & Piggie."

*Read*Draw*Create*Community*

www.youtube.com/channel - Children’s book authors and illustrators are creating Youtube videos offering workshops, readings, activities, art projects, writing games, writing advice and more.

Math eBook Database for K-6

www.TumbleMath.com (username: tumble2020 / password: A3b5c6)

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Upcoming Events

Little Bookworms ~ A Virtual Storytime

Who: Families with children ages 5 & under
When: Tuesday afternoons from 2:30-3pm or Thursday mornings from 10:30-11am through June 11, 2020
Place: Virtual session

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We are bringing storytime to you Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings via Zoom. Enjoy stories, finger rhymes, songs and FUN! Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom storytime. Visit the calendar to register. (Click on "All Events," then scroll down to "Little Bookworms.")

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

 

Pajama Stories ~ A Virtual Storytime

Who: Families with children ages 5 & under
When: Wednesday evenings from 6-6:30pm through June 10, 2020
Place: Virtual session

Join us for quiet stories before bedtime on Wednesday evenings via Zoom. Enjoy stories, finger rhymes and flannel board fun. Cut out or draw a star to sing “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” each week. Be comfy in your pajamas, and bring along stuffed animal friends. Online registration is required in order to receive login information by email on the day of the Zoom storytime. Visit the calendar to register. (Click on "All Events," then scroll down to "Pajama Stories.")

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

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Little Goslings ~ A Virtual Baby Rhyme Time

Who: Babies ages 0-18 months with a caregiver
When: Tuesday mornings from 11-11:30am through June 9, 2020
Place: Virtual session

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Our Mother Goose program comes to your home with rhymes, songs and bounces for babies. Join Mrs. Pease via Zoom for 30 minutes of fun with your little one. Register once to receive the Zoom login for all four dates. Click here to register.

Click here for a tutorial on setting up a Zoom account.

 

 

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

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