Have you ever considered homeschooling, but didn’t know where to start? An Open House tomorrow might be the perfect opportunity for you to learn if homeschooling is right for you and your family. Local community members will be on hand to help answer questions and share information on local homeschooling resources. More information below!
Parents, is your middle or high schooler a big reader? Have they “read everything in the house?” In addition to the library’s Digital Media resources (downloadable books, audiobooks, magazines, music), explore the links below for free digital content for teens, including books, comics, and audiobooks. Some content is only available during the COVID-19 crisis.
Audible Stories (via Audible) has opened access to some Audible eAudio titles. Audible also offers a paid subscription service
Comixology Free Comics (via Comixology) offers access to a selection of eComics, from popular to lesser known titles. Comixology also offers a paid subscription service
LibriVox (via Public Domain) is an audio collection of books in the public domain, recorded by volunteers. This site also offers a volunteer opportunity; you can record yourself reading literature in the public domain to add to their collection.
Marvel Unlimited – Free Comics (via Marvel) provides access to certain popular Marvel comics online. Marvel also offers a paid subscription service.
Riveted Free Reads (via Simon Teen) offers free eBooks and chapter excerpts. This publishing company offers a selection of free titles all year.
Shonen Jump (via VIZ) provides a selection of digital chapters/issues of popular manga. VIZ also offers a paid subscription service.
SYNC Audiobooks for Teens (via Audiofile) is an annual service from Audiofile magazine and partners that provides two free eAudiobooks per week to teens 13+ (and adults) between April 30 and July 29. A list of 2020 titles is available here. The free Sora app is required.
Teen Book Cloud (via Tumblebooks) offers simultaneous unlimited access to their library of eBooks.
List originally compiled by Teen Zone @ CDA Library.
For more than twenty years, the Family Resource Center has been a trusted source of education and support for local parents. Check out their website and follow them on Facebook to learn about their programs and services that build on family strengths. Join their newly-formed Family Resource Center Inc. Family Group on Facebook to ask questions and get advice from their Parent Educators and to connect with other local families.
-Jerissa, Youth Services
Parents, are you looking for at-home art activities for your kiddos? Explore the Pablo Center at the Confluence’s ARTmobile for easy art project ideas and instructions.
We love this wellness banner project! Send us your photos of your finished projects and we may feature them on our website.
Parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5: check out Chippewa Valley Talking is Teaching for daily affirmations and simple ideas for brain-building activities to share with your child.