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Starting June 16th!!
July 6th, 6:00 PM @ Orono Performing Arts Center
Little Chucky heads to the Wild West to outwit outlaws in this cowboy adventure! With a fistful of bananas, Chucky rides into town on his trusty goat for a showdown with Big Bad Bart and his gang of bandits.
Show time: approximately 45 minutes
Storywalks were created as a way to combine literacy, physical activity, and fresh air. Visit Webster Park to follow our current story Hector Fox and the Mystery Box.
At each stop you'll find a page from the story and activity to do. Read about our story walk in the BDN here!
The concept is simple, the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, or toddler. The goal? To read 1,000 books before starting kindergarten! This program is designed to help parents prepare their children for school. Children get ready to read years before they begin their formal education. The most effective way to get your child ready to learn is to read to them. You are your child’s first teacher! Click to learn more about our new reading challenge!
Kanopy Kids features educational and enriching videos for children of all ages. Videos are limitless with your OPL card.
Comics Plus has thousands of graphic novels and manga. Just search for "Orono Public Library" and then enter your library card number when prompted. The site opens onto its homepage with both adult and children's content. There is a "children's" section under categories.
Storyline Online. Great videos of actors reading stories.
Read.gov Lots of books available for reading.
Storyweaver Thousands of stories can be filtered by language, level, categories and more.
Amazon’s Top 100 free Kindle ebooks.
Raising Readers Resources for Families
The entire Animorphs book series is now available for free online here: Animorphs
Learn at home activities and magazines from Scholastic Scholastic
New York Philharmonic Kidzone
Virtual Field Trip to the San Diego Zoo