Dubuque County Library District

Weekly Resources March 23rd – May 8th

Friday, May 8th – Interactive Videos

Pre-K: HelloKids Virtual Coloring

Elementary: Akinator Character Guessing Game

Teen: Find Teen Pen Pals

Thursday, May 7th – Live Library Programs

Pre-K: 9:30 AM  Storytime

Elementary: 1:00 PM  Pet Show & Tell

Teen: 3:00 PM  Card Making for Frontline Workers

Adult: 4:30 PM  Family Friendly Trivia Night

Wednesday, May 6th – Homeschool Resources

Pre-K: Early Childhood Ed Blog  10 Quarantine Activities

Elementary: Fantasy Names Generator

Teen: Online Magnetic Poetry

Adult: Penpal Schools

Tuesday, May 5th – Video Resources

Pre-K: Julie’s Library

Elementary: Stories Podcast

Teen: You Tube Toilet Paper Tablet Test

Adult: You Tube 8 Easy DIY Crafts

Monday, May 4th

Pre:K: COVID-19 ePicturebook collection

Elementary: Magic Tree House Home Adventures

Teen: Dial-in Device Advice  call (319) 343-8454 between 1-4 pm

Adult: Dial-in Device Advice  call (319) 343-8454 between 1-4 pm

Friday, May 1st – Interactive videos

Pre-K: Rhyming Game

Elementary: Acrostic Poems

Teen & Adult: Everywhere Book Fest

Thursday, April 30th – Live Online Library Programs

Pre-K: 9:30 AM  Story time

Elementary: 1:00 PM  Lego Explorers

Teen: 3:00 PM  Harry Potter Virtual Escape Room

Adult: 4:30 PM  Virtual Escape Rooms

Wednesday, April 29th – Homeschool resources

Pre-K: Scholastic Raise a Reader Guide

Elementary: Student Pandemic Journals

Teen: CrashCourse

Adult: Interactive Sites for Education Poetry page

Tuesday, April 28th – Video resources

Pre-K: Pete the Cat Club

Elementary: Shel Silverstein Poetry

Teen: 25+ Slam Poems

Adult: Intro to Spoken Word

Monday, April 27th – Library resources

Pre-K: Storytime Online

Elementary: Novelist (DCLD library card reqired)

Teen: Gale Research in Context Database

Adult: Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (DCLD library card required)

Friday, April 24th

Teen/Adult: Online Magnetic Poetry

Thursday, April 23rd – Online Library Programs

Pre-K: 9:30 AM  Story Time  Lap sit story time with Teresa via Zoom  https://zoom.us/j/99698426724

Elementary: 1:00 PM Story Starter  Listen to the first two chapters of Charlotte’s Web with Teresa via Zoom  https://zoom.us/j/99541765673

Teen/Adult: 3:00 PM  National Poetry Month intro to Spoken Word w/Jenn. Watch a video of the program here:


Wednesday, April 22nd – Homeschool Resources

Children: World Book Online Free Trial

Teen/Adult: The Big Think  expert-driven, actionable, educational content with thousands of videos, featuring experts ranging from Bill Clinton to Bill Nye

Tuesday, April 21st – Video Resources

Children: Goodnight with Dolly

Teen/Adult: Jesse the Reader

Monday, April 20th – Library Resource

Children: Coronavirus eBook

Teen/Adult: National Library Week Gratitude Wall

Friday, April 17th – Interactive Videos/Classes
Pre-K: Home Safari with Cincinnati Zoo

Elementary: Digital Escape Rooms

Teen: Teens Get Coding! Coursera

Adult: Music from Scotland’s Red Note Ensemble -because of the time difference this is not a live performance. Here is the link if you want to try and catch a live act from the Social Distancing Festival

Thursday, April 16th – Live Online Library Programs
Pre-K: 9:30 AM Story time

Elementary: 1:00 PM Easy Home Science Video recording of Home Science program

Teen: 3:00 PM Virtual Escape Room https://zoom.us/j/97745440909

Adult: 6:30 PM Book Discussion of the Big Library Read, Funny You Don’t Look Autistic by Michael McCreary https://zoom.us/j/626851714

Wednesday, April 15th – Homeschool Resources
Pre-K: Poems for Kids

Elementary: Tynker

Teen: Practice writing product reviews and possibly make money

Adult: Gumdrop Structure STEM Challenge

Tuesday, April 14th – Video Resources
Pre-K: Princess Story Time

Elementary: Story Time from Space

Teen: Need to get up and move? Learn how the Welsh krump dance with Duwane Taylor

Adult: Danila Akhouli’s spoken word poetry book launch

Monday, April 13th – Library Resource
Pre-K: BrainPop Jr.

Elementary: BrainPop

Teen: Gale Books & Authors

Adult: Novelist (DCLD card required)


Friday, April 10th – Interactive videos/classes

Pre-K: Macaroni Soup with Miss Carole

Elementary: Chess Kid

Teen: Harry Potter at Home

Adult: Small Business Association Classes

Thursday, April 9th – Live Library Programs

Pre-K: 9:30 AM Story Time

Elementary: 1:00 PM Mad Libs for Kids – Link to the program recording

Teen: 3:00 PM Internet Safety for Tweens, Teens, & Parents – email jennm@dubcolib.org for the recording of this program

Adults: 4:00 PM Internet Safety for the Tech Unsavvy – email jennm@dubcolib.org for the recording of this program

Wednesday, April 8th – Homeschool Resources

Pre-K: Blooming Brilliant

Elementary: Funbrain

Teen: Geek Gurl Diaries

Adult: MomZest

Tuesday, April 7th – Video Resources

Pre-K: Oliver Jeffers Reading 1pm daily on Instagram Live

Elementary: 12 Virtual Museum Tours

Teen: Drag Queen Story Time

Adult: 5 Minute Crafts YT channel

Monday, April 6 – Library Resources
Pre-K: FabuLingua https://www.fabulingua.com/
Elementary: Tutor.com
Teen: Tutor.com with focus on test prep, and homework help (if we go to school at home)
Adult: Ancestry.com

Interactive Resource of the Day – April 3
Pre-K: “Make Art” with Greg Pizzoli 10am CT daily
Elementary: “Online Survival School” with Dan Santat daily challenges
Teen: Instagram Drawing Challenges account
Adult: Met Opera, streaming HD nightly 

DCLD Live Program – April 2
9:30am (pre-k) Story Time
1pm (elem.) Build a Character
3pm (teen) Scavenger Hunt (Audio and slideshow for this program will be posted)
5pm (adult) How to Zoom Link to Slideshow w/Audio from this program

Homeschool Help of the Day – April 1
Pre-K: Learn Remotely with Holiday House
Elementary – SurLaLune and Video on Fairy Tales Video introduction w/Miss Kayla
Teen: Chrome Music Labs
Adult: Article: How to Homeschool during the Coronavirus Crisis from Today.com.

Passive Video Resource of the Day – March 31
Pre-K: Peter Reynolds Reading 11am CT daily on Facebook Live
Elementary: Authors Everywhere YouTube channel
Teen: Modern History TV 
Adult: Grand Illusions – A collector of vintage toys for over 40 years shares his finds.

Library Resource of the Day – March 30
Pre-K: TumbleBook Library 
Elementary: TumbleMath Database 
Teen: Tumble Teen BookCloud
Adult: AudioBookCloudRomanceBookCloud 

Interactive Resource of the Day – March 27
Pre-K: “Lunch Doodles” with Mo Willems Noon CT every day on YouTube
Elementary: “Draw Every Day” with Jarrett Krosoczka 1pm CT every day on YouTube
Teen: Comic Book Writer Paul Allor is offering free comic script critiques (and free comics)!
Adult: Lauren Gunderson Playwriting Classes, Wednesdays, 4/1, & 4/8 @2pm CDT.

DCLD Live Programs – March 26
Pre-K: Anansi Goes Fishing Storytelling and Pre-School Game/Activity
Elementary: Lego Explorer Viking Voyage
Teen: Meme share – This program was not recorded, but there will be similar programs in the future. 
Adult: Zoom class: Apps to Keep You Healthy & Connected. Link leads to article that inspired the class. 

Homeschool Help Resource of the Day – March 25
Pre-K: Scholastic 
Elementary: Credo Reference Database
Teen: NY Times Daily Writing Prompts 
Tutor.com Webinar: “Bringing It Home for the W.I.N.” 

Passive Video Resource of the Day – March 24
Pre-K: HarperKids Storytime Read Alouds 11am CT daily on YouTube
Elementary: Kate Messner Ranger in Time Book Club (Book Reading and Questions)
Teen: Ask a Mortician 
Adult: Pasta Grannies 

Library Resource of the Day – March 23
Pre-K: ABCMouse
Elementary: Kid’s Info Bits Database
Teen: Mango Languages
Adult: Kanopy 




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