Give your child the gift of endless learning and fun! Your Bucks County library card now offers free, unlimited access to ABCmouse – on any device, in any location. With ABCmouse, children ages 2-8 can hone their skills in reading, math, science, social studies, art and music. The app offers over 10,000 activities, from e-books […]
Just Picture It! Hopeful Titles to Help Your Kids Be Optimistic
We all know it feels better to be optimistic than pessimistic, but optimism goes deeper than that. Researchers have found that a positive outlook is linked to resilience, better physical health and even a longer life. In children, optimism leads to more positive interactions in school and decreases the risk of depression. One way to […]
6 BIG reasons to get a library card!
There’s much more to your local library than books. A library card is a powerful tool that allows you and your family to explore, learn, and connect with the world around you. Here are a few BIG things you’ll receive access to with a Bucks County Free Library card: Children’s Books and Activities Need to […]
Do you have a favorite book? Who’s your favorite character in that book? Share that character with the libraries! During the week of November 30th through December 6th, download the character cut out and draw in your favorite character! Bring it to your local library branch and it will be sent and displayed at the […]
Raring to Read
Know a brand-new reader who’s raring to go? Reading a book with a story or topic they love is a great way for beginning readers to build confidence in their reading skills and develop a love of reading – crucial for motivating them to keep at it if the going gets tough. Short sentences, repetitive […]
Help Your Child Achieve Reading Success with Bob Books
Check out a Bob Books set and begin your child’s journey to reading books independently! What are Bob Books? Bob Books is a true first reader series, designed to make helping your child learn to read simple and straightforward. Bob Books foster success, confidence, and a love of books in children that are learning to […]
Online Storytime Round-up: Celebrity Edition
Missing storytime? We are too! Although there is absolutely no substitute for gathering together to read each week with our library friends, we have been excited to see some of our favorite celebrities and authors stepping up to share stories and activities while the world is hunkered down at home. Stories can provide comfort and […]
Let’s Play School: Spotlight on “How I Feel”
By completing three of these activities, children can earn the How I Feel badge from Let’s Play School. Stop by your branch once the library reopens, so that your child can pick up their patch!
Let’s Play School: Spotlight on Explore My World
Children completing three of these activities can earn the Explore My World badge from Let’s Play School. When the library reopens, stop by your branch so that your child can pick up their patch! Go on a Color Hunt! Make a list of all the colors of the rainbow, then have your child find as […]
Missing Library Storytime? Here’s How You Can Have Storytime at Home!
We know it’s hard to be stuck at home with little ones who have become used to a daily routine. We thought providing resources for doing an “at-home” storytime might help any families or little ones missing their weekly storytime routine at the library! Below are some songs, rhymes, and stories you can access from […]