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Our virtual programming includes Music&Storytelling on Tuesdays at 10:30 am, Learn with PPL on Thursdays at 10:30 am, and a Read Aloud weekdays at 6 pm. All videos can be found on our YouTube.
TumbleBooks offers free access to libraries and schools until August 31.
Our patrons have enjoyed TumbleBooks for years – it is one of our most popular databases. At this most extraordinary time with schools and libraries closed around the state and around the country, TumbleBooks is offering access to some of their other databases: TumbleMath (K-6 Math ebook database) and AudioBookCloud (which includes titles for children through adults.) In addition there is a Teen Book Cloud for grades 7-12 and an Adult Romance data base that can be found in the Resources for adults.
We thank TumbleBooks for their generosity – and hope our patrons enjoy these new resources.
Portland Public Library’s early literacy initiative Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library ® is a project of the Association for Library Service to Children and the Public Library Association (divisions of the American Library Association.) This parent education initiative stresses that early literacy begins with the primary adult in a child’s life. Developing early literacy skills has a long-term impact on children’s reading achievement and academic success.
Up Next at the Library:
OUTDOOR Spotlight Lecture: Jennifer Finney Boylan discusses her book “Good Boy” with Richard Russo
Voice of a Lion Virtual Book Launch
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