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Pro Tips for Using the Digital Library

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Many of you are using the digital library to help get through this period of social isolation, some maybe for the first time. Here are some tips and tricks to make the Library’s digital materials work even better for you.

 

Supercharged Stories: Charlotte the Scientist is Squished

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KABOOOOOOOM! You're now an honorary children's librarian! Time for you to employ Supercharged Stories: fully-packed programs for kids age 5 - 12 that jump off from a great book into all kinds of fun and engrossing activities and challenges. 

Storytime at Home: Colors

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You've been dubbed an honorary children's librarian! Here's everything you need to host your own storytime at home for ages birth to five. Feel free to send us any cute pics or videos at jplpromotions@coj.net.

Storytime Underground: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

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Lean into this social distancing world with Storytime Underground! It starts with a great young adult book and ends with a bunch of different ways to make the story come to life right in your own home. Made for young adults or young adults at heart!

What's an E-Library Card

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You have a ton of time on your hands and are looking for ways to beat the confusion, depression and anxiety that this new world of social distancing can cause. There couldn't be a better time to dig into e-books, digital audiobooks, streaming movies and TV, online courses and all the free stuff from Jacksonville Public Library's digital library. 

You hear that you can get an e-card (or you're hearing it now). "What's that?! Do I need one?! I WANT ONE!!!"

Storytime DIY: Test Kitchen for Young Chefs

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Are you ready to get your hands [safely!] dirty? Honorary children's librarians (that's YOU!): get ready for Storytime: DIY. This do-it-yourself afternoon is a great way to make a book come to life with hands-on crafts, cooking, science and more. Made for kids age 5-12, but good for kids of all ages and kids at heart.

Supercharged Stories: The Boo Boos that Changed the World

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KABOOOOOOOM! You're now an honorary children's librarian! Time for you to employ Supercharged Stories: fully-packed programs for kids age 5 - 12 that jump off from a great book into all kinds of fun and engrossing activities and challenges. 

Storytime at Home: Sing-Along Stories

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You've been dubbed an honorary children's librarian! Here's everything you need to host your own storytime at home for ages birth to five. Feel free to send us any cute pics or videos at jplpromotions@coj.net.

10 E-Books To Kickstart Your Spring Cleaning

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Now that it is officially Spring, it’s time to start cleaning out your closet, tucking away your winter clothes, and organizing your home. With little to do and a recommendation of staying in, now is the perfect opportunity to use this extra time to make your home shine! To help you kickstart your spring cleaning, we’ve complied a list of 10 e-books that will inspire you to declutter, clean, and revamp your home. 

Storytime at Home: Opposites

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You've been dubbed an honorary children's librarian! Here's everything you need to host your own storytime at home for ages birth to five. Feel free to send us any cute pics or videos at jplpromotions@coj.net.

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