EBOOKS AND ONLINE RESOURCES

TUMBLE BOOK CLOUD JUNIOR

Access TumbleBook here.

TumbleBookCloud Junior, for grades 3-6, contains early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos. TumbleBooks' one-of-a-kind Read-Along format combines the flexibility of an ebook with full-length professional narration and sentence-by-sentence highlighting so kids can follow along.   


EBOOKS FOR KIDS

Access ebooks for kids here.

Download children’s ebooks and audiobooks from home.


NOVELIST K-8

 

 Access NoveList K-8 here.
NoveList K-8 helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Search for reading suggestions based on authors, books, or plots you like.

WORLD BOOK ONLINE FOR KIDS

Access World Book Online here.

World Book Online for Kids is a great general reference site developed especially for children. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and lots of games, interactive tools, and activities.


SPECIAL NEEDS STORY TIME
Tuesdays   10:45-11:30 A.M.
September 29 - November 17, 2015
 
 
This program may be enjoyed by children ages 1 to 3 years old but is especially designed for children with special needs challenges. It combines books, songs, movement, and  activities. If your child has difficulty sitting through one of the library’s other story times, this inclusive program may be just what you are looking for! Children must attend with a parent or caregiver.                  
Required registration begins on September 1 @ 8:30 a.m. .

SIMPLY STORIES
Sept. 30, 2015 @ 10:30 A.M. 
Oct.   7, 2015 @ 10:30 A.M. 
Oct. 14, 2015 @ 10:30 A.M.
Oct. 21, 2015 @ 10:30 A.M. 
Oct. 28, 2015 @ 10:30 A.M.
Nov.  4, 2015  @10:30 A.M.
Nov. 11, 2015-Closed for Veteran's Day

Nov. 18, 2015 @ 10:30 A.M.
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Stop in for some terrific tales, rhymes, action verses and songs.
 
Join the fun! Stop in to share stories, rhymes, and songs. 
Everyone is welcome but children 3 and under must attend with an adult.
                     
No registration is required.

MUSIC AND MOVEMENT WITH MARY @ HOMER LIBRARY
September 30 - November 18, 2015
(Library closed on November 11.)
Wednesdays @ 11:30 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. and 12:30 P.M. - 1:00 P.M.
 
 
 
Registration for the new seven week session begins September 14, 2015.
 
This class, for ages 0-5 years, offers creative music and movement activities to develop and stimulate an early love of music. The classes are limited to 10 children with a parent or caregiver who must attend.
 
Fee:  $21 per family for the full seven week session. Registration and fee are due one week in advance of the class. 
 
Deadline for cancellation with refund is one week prior to the event. Payment may be made through e-pay on the library website or in person at the library. No refunds after September 30, 2015.
 

STORYTIME
For children ages 3, 4 and 5. Introduces children to books and reading with stories and crafts that help develop early literacy and listening skills.
 
Classes are offered on:
 
Monday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 
Tuesday at 9:30 and 1:00 p.m. 
 
Registration is required. Children must be 3 years old at the time of registration.
 
Polish-English Storytime is offered on Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. Registration is required. Children must be 3 years old at the time of registration.

Wiggles and Giggles
 
This early literacy program is designed to enhance the parent-child relationship through shared enjoyment of play! Each half hour themed session will be a time of simple stories, fingerplays, bouncing rhymes, music and movement to stimulate your child's growth.
 
This program is for children up to 35 months and a caregiver.
 
Wiggles and Giggles classes are offered on:
 
Mondays at 10:45 a.m.
Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
 
Registration is required.









REGISTRATION FOR PROGRAMS
September 14 , 2015
Registration for Story Time,  Wiggles & Giggles, Special Needs Story Time and Music & Movement with Mary begins at 8:30 a.m on September 14, 2015. 
 
See the library home page and click on the EVENTS tab for registration information. Registration forms for the above programs may be found on Septemer 14th. To register for other programs, please scroll to the date of the program for the registration form.  
 
Wiggles & Giggles: welcomes children up to 35 months.
 
Music & Movement with Mary: for ages up to 5 with adult. Fee: $21 per family for 7 weeks due by 9/23/2015. 
 
Story Time welcomes children ages 3, 4 & 5 to share terrific tales and accompanying craft. 

STORYWALK
April - August 2015
 

Visit the StoryWalk at Sendra Park, 14727 S. Green Brier Lane, Homer Glen, for a great family outdoor experience! A new book, Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett has been installed. Library mascots, Libby and Barry, encourage you to move and groove along the StoryWalk trail!

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