We are kicking off another school year with our monthly series called "Database Spotlights" where we will highlight one of our databases, specifically focusing on youth and families. Do you want support when it comes to Homework Help? Are you looking to build your research skills? Let us share the wonders of our Digital Library with you and your family! Learn about some of our online databases that you can access for free with your library card.
As our students and teachers head back into the classroom in some shape or form, "Infoplease" is a free library database you're goi...Read Full Post
It's a New Year, and a perfectly good new time to learn about the Handley Regional Library System Digital Library! We are kicking off 2021 with a monthly series called "Database Spotlights" where we will highlight one of our databases, specifically focusing on youth and families. Do you want support when it comes to Homework Help? Are you looking to build your research skills? Let us share the wonders of our Digital Library with you and your family! Learn about some of our online databases that you can access for free with your library card.
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If you and your family are wanting to read more diverse books with a central theme around Social Justice Education, then look no further than your local public library! We've compiled a list of books for Elementary, Middle School, and High School readers. You can find these books in our library catalog here and/or in our digital library in Hoopla here. All you need is a library card! If you do not have one, simply email email@example.com and we can help get you one today.
Additionally, you can easily count these books and time spent reading them for t...Read Full Post
Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes—wherever young readers and books connect! Children’s Book Week is not only a celebration of books, but of connection. It is a vehicle to unite kids and adults with books, authors, and illustrators in order to foster a love of reading. As we all take the recommended measures to keep ourselves and loved ones...Read Full Post
Take a break with your library by participating in these free, interactive virtual programs. There is something for everyone in the family! Registration may be required, so check the library calendar for more information. Our Youth Services team has been hard at work planning to bring the library world to you virtually during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Check back monthly for more interactive programs.
March 2nd is NEA's Read Across America Day that "launched in 1998 by the National Education Association (NEA) and guided by a committee of educators, NEA’s Read ...Read Full Post
For families of all ages, a global pandemic can be alarming and confusing. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading throughout the United States now, specifically, and has led to school and public closures. The uncertainty of this national and global situation can induce more anxiety in our kids. However, learning how to talk about what is going on and what to do next can be the first step that grown-ups can take to lead to better understanding for families with kids.
Your public library can be a source of trustworthy information and educational resources if you and your fami...Read Full Post