During this time, we are hard at work getting many of our programs for children and families available online for you to access at home! Browse below for our current offerings and check back for updates.
Growth and Giggles
Try these videos to learn how to make developmentally appropriate activities for young kids from items you already have at home! You can learn about how to make lacing cards, shape cards, nesting cups, AND how these items help kids with skills they’ll need to get ready for school.
Need a musical instrument to use during storytimes at home? Check out instructional videos below to learn how to make your very own storytime instruments!
Cuentos en Espanol!
Cuentos y canciones en español para la familia.
Para obtener una lista de más cuentos en español, consulte nuestro calendario
Enjoy some great videos of traditional storytelling!
Story Explorers Enrichment
Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! Each week we’ll have a new activity you can do with items you have at home! This week, learn more how to do finger weaving!
Our library staff want to be your school aged child’s reading buddy! Sign up your school aged child for a 30 minute virtual reading buddy session. Children will practice reading aloud and improve reading fluency and comprehension. This will take place via videochat. See available slots and register below.
Please see the great resources below to find e-books for children! All CMS students can access these resources with their student ID number. The default PIN for CMS students is their birth year. You can also access these materials with your library card number!
Want to know more about our PowerKnowledge database for science? It’s great for elementary school projects or exploring information for curious kids. Use the tutorial below to explore some of the features the database has to offer!