Posts Tagged ‘websites’

Finding Free Kids Books Online

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

A friend found this great blog post about finding free kids books online.  Who doesn’t love free stuff?

Websites for Kids

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) has a wonderful list of websites for kids.  Check it out here!

Newbery Covers

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Check out elementary school librarian Travis Jonker’s cover designs for past Newbery Medal winning books!  I can’t decide which is my favorite.  Do you have a favorite Newbery winner?

http://100scopenotes.com/covering-the-newbery/

NextReads

Monday, July 16th, 2012

Have you heard about NextReads?  Through the library’s website, you can sign up for newsletters to read about new books and materials coming to the library!  To learn more about this great service, check out a recent post on our http://wheatonpl.org/techblog/.

Learn a Language

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

 

Check out the new addition to the Kids’ Room website, Learn a Language!

A Book-A-Day…

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

 Anita Silvey’s Children’s Book-A-Day Almanac is a must for anyone who loves children’s literature!  Each day, Anita Silvey presents a book for children and/or young adults.  Find out interesting stories behind the book and other fun facts pertaining to that particular day in history.

Down on the Farm

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

I was re-reading two favorite farm books recently and wanted to share them with you.  Not only are these titles delightful, but they have some great websites associated with them.

Tillie Lays an Egg by Terry Golson with photography by Ben Fink.  Check out Golson’s website, www.hencam.com, for a live video of her chickens and more about the author.

Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary by Maya Gottfried and paintings by Robert Rahway Zakanitch.  Learn all about Farm Sanctuary at www.farmsanctuary.org.

The Best of 2010

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Check out the new addition to the Kids’ Page!  Kirkus Reviews put out the Best of 2010 for Children’s and Teens!  Find out what made their list!

Spring Break

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Looking for something to do over Spring Break?  Check out what the library has to offer!

Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Abraham Lincoln was born February 12, 1809. 

Find out more about his life by reading one of the many biographies we have here at the WPL.  For all of our books and movies on Lincoln, by subject, click here.

Find out what was happening in the United States when Lincoln was president by visiting our Civil War history collection.

Here’s a great website that has information on all of the Presidents of the United States.  Just click on Abraham Lincoln’s name or any other president you are interested in.