Online Activities for Children and Families

READ ONLINE       Hoopla:  https://www.hoopladigital.com/      Northern California Digital Library (Overdrive):  https://ncdl.overdrive.com/     International Children’s Digital Library:  http://en.childrenslibrary.org/ - Start by clicking on the very first link at the top left “Read Books”      Read Online/Lee en línea (En Español):   http://www.losbloguitos.com/       The Big List of Children’s Authors’ Read Alouds & Activities (broken down by grade level)   https://www.weareteachers.com/virtual-author-activities/            DRAW ONLINE …
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Don’t Let Them Count You Out

The 2020 censusopens a new window is now live!   Why should I fill out the census? It's a question a lot of people ask, and the 2020 census takers have some answersopens a new window.   Your responses inform where over $675 billion is distributed each year to communities nationwide for clinic, schools, roads, and more. Colorado…
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Beast of Burden

This collection features working animals and photos from the past. Notes: in the foreground an eighteen bullock team pulls a heavy dray laden with bags of wheat. The bullocky's whip is not visible but is there, a saddle horse is hitched to the back of the wagon. In the distance a second wagon follows with…
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How to use our Digital Repository

I'd like to introduce you to the rare and interesting historical materials that the Boston Public Library makes available online through Digital Commonwealth.  We’ll mostly be doing that through featuring images and collections that we think are particularly interesting or speak to current events in some way.  But I thought it would be best to start…
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