Friday, April 14, 2017

Happy National Library Week!

The library is one our our favorite places to go and our library happens to be pretty awesome! We go to our library weekly for a class called Learning Spaces and for story time. Since it is National Library week, I wanted to share a few resources that we use in our library system.


1. FREE Events - The Atlanta Fulton Public Library System always has free events for kids and adults. It is usually the first place that I look for events in our area. Here are a few events posted on the library system website homepage. But I usually look in the events calendar. Also, getting to know your librarians, they will tell you about events coming up so you can plan for them!


2. Book Flix - You know those days when you want a little break from mom duties but your little has other plans?! I know all too well.  This is when I turn to Book Flix, which is a library provided website that reads animated books aloud. You need a library card to use Book Flix so get one today!


3. Hoopla - Oh my gosh, what took me so long to discover Hoopla? Hoopla is a website and app that lets you digitally borrow books, music, and even movies! So basically, I can stay in the house all weekend and still have entertainment lol. You also need a library card to use Hoopla.

The Daily April N Ava Happy National Library week atlanta fulton public library

We use the library so much, we have gotten to know the library staff and Ava made a Library Day card for the children's librarian. I have always loved going to the library. I used the library a ton in college, after college for leisurely reading, and now since beginning our homeschool journey. I encourage you to check out your local library and see what resources you can use. Until next time!
April K.

10 comments:

  1. I didn't know that it was national library week! That's awesome! :)

    Sincerely Miss J
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  2. Yay! I love this post because I'm a librarian! I'm so glad you use so many library services. People don't always know all that we offer these days so this shoutout is much appreciated. :)

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    1. We are in the library weekly and really enjoy it.

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  3. I recently rediscovered my library! It has changed so much in the probably 12 years since I last used one. Before I buy a book I always check their website for inventory (or even digital copies). And I love that they offer free toddler story times. I need to see if mine offers Book Flix!

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    1. heck out Hoopla too, lots of kids options on there also!

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  4. We love the library too! Like yours, they have so many awesome programs!

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  5. Always been a big support of going to the library

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  6. I adore the library system- so much opportunity to do things and not just borrow books (which is fab too)

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  7. Yay for National Library Week! I work in a Library and Archives and was happy to spread the word :)

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