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storytime

Join Josh Gad ( the voice of OLAF from Frozen) for fun storytimes!

Join Author and Illustrator, Ben Canton of the Narwhal and Jelly series for a Facebook live on March 18 and March 20!

Be sure to follow Peter H. Reynolds for daily Live videos of him reading his books!

Join author Alice Aspinall read her book “Everyone Can Learn Math” on March 19 at 2pm on facebook live!

Beloved Author and Illustrator Todd Parr has shared many of his books on his youtube channel!

Grace Lin, author of many award winning Children’s Books, is updating her Youtube regularly with new readalouds!

Watch astronauts read favorite picture books while on the international space station!


 

art

Mo Willems invites YOU into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together.

New episodes will be posted each weekday at 1:00 p.m. ET and then remain online to be streamed afterwards.  Check back each weekday for new LUNCH DOODLES!


Draw Everyday with JJK!  New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka creates books with humor, heart, and a deep respect for his young readers—qualities that have made his titles perennial favorites on the bookshelves of homes, libraries, and bookstores.

Every weekday at 2pm ET for at least the next few weeks, he’ll host free webcasts for you and your kiddos.


Do an art project at home with McHarper Manor!   These are short, but fun art projects for your children to follow along with us!

You will find us going live each day 1PM on FB.


 

language

Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages with Personalized Courses, movies, music, and more.

Learn online, either on your desktop computer or mobile device! Meriden Public Library card needed.

If you don’t have a card please email: tmorrissey@meridenct.gov

 


 

science

No matter if you enjoy taking or just watching images of space, NASA has a treat for you. They have made their entire collection of images, sounds, and video available and publicly searchable online. It’s 140,000 photos and other resources available for you to see, or even download and use it any way you like.


 

exercise

Don’t forget to stay active while at home! Visit www.gonoodle.com for dance videos for kids!

en espanol[3640]

Spanish children’s Stories! Cuentos leídos en inglés y español!

Well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Great for kids… and adults too! Read along in Spanish or English.

Conocidos cuentos infantiles traducidos al español y hablados por un hablante nativo de español. ¡Ideal para niños … y adultos también! Leer en español o inglés.

Música relajante para bebés – Relaxing music for babies – Música instrumental – 123 Andrés

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