Here’s a silver lining – Lots of library services are stepping up to the plate and offering free access to their digital resources. Let us know which ones you like best! JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD – our favorite vendor for kids books!webpage: https://jlg.ipublishcentral.com/User name varies with age level: elementary: JLGELM / middle school: JLGMID / high school: JLGHIPassword: JLGFREE […]
Free fun activities for you and yours! In the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, there has been an impressive outpouring of resources to help families through this difficult time. As we come across these fun, free activities – we’ll add them here for you to easily access. Stay healthy, have fun! Lunch Doodles with Mo […]
Code Club Kids – Remember, you can always work on your projects online! Miss Heather will be logged in to the CS First group on Thursdays from 4 – 5 pm. You can have a chat!
NPR has created a zine to help explain Corona Virus to kids. Here’s a link to print a copy, and here’s a video that will show you how to fold it into a booklet. No printer at home? You can pick up a copy at our Not-So-Little Free Library!
Desperate for Internet? The library has wifi and yes, the range extends to the parking lot. It’s not a fantastic signal, but it’s there… The network is Pomfret Library Guest.
Online Resources This would be the time to try out Overdrive, Hoopla or RB Digital! You’ll need your 14-digit library barcode number to set up an account with each service. Don’t know your number? Can’t find your library card? Send an email to [email protected] We’ll send you the info you need. So which one should […]
Solid info on CoronaVirus and Covid-19: How to Prepare (from CDC) The latest data and info in the state of CT (CT.gov) Tips for Talking With Children about infectious diseases for various age groups (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Coping with Stress during infectious disease outbreaks (SAMSA) Yale New Haven Health Call Center: […]
eBooks & eAudios Bibliomation Overdrive – Pomfret Public Library is a member of Bibliomation’s Overdrive subscription, offering you thousands of free ebooks in multiple formats for a variety of devices. Directions for setting up your account and downloading ebooks to various types of devices can be found HERE, on the Bibliomation Overdrive site. HOOPLA – Hoopla Digital has thousands of ebooks (in […]
Reserves and Interlibrary Loan Can’t find what you’re looking for on the shelves? You can easily reserve items that are currently in circulation and we will hold them for you on their return. To reserve something at PPL go to the PPL online catalog Sign In to your account (see View your account) enter your search terms in […]