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Serving Lake Forest Youth from Ages 0–14

The Children's Library is well known and well loved by the community, and that's thanks to your amazing Librarians. They are at your service to help inspire the bookworms-in-training under your care.

Your Children's Librarians can:

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Introducing Adapted Books to the Accessibility Collection

We are pleased to offer Adapted Books as part of the Accessibility Collections. Adapted Books are picture books that have been modified to be more accessible to pre‑readers and individuals with special needs. As a result, readers can better engage with and communicate about the stories, making the...

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Michelle's Real Reads - Robert F. Sibert Awards

The Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, established by the Association for Library Service to Children in 2001, is awarded annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished informational book published in English during the preceding year.    2022 M...

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CultureGrams

Go to CULTUREGRAMS

What you can do with it

Explore cultural information including videos, recipes, customs, and lifestyles from other countries in the world and states in the U.S.

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Go to DIGITAL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF AMERICA
https://dp.la

What you can do with it

Explore the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions, including photographs, museum objects, government documents, and so much more!

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Go to LINKEDIN LEARNING
https://www.linkedin.com/learning-login/go/lakeforestlibrary

What you can do with it

Be a lifelong learner with free tutorials from the industry leader in technology training. Enhance and expand your business, technology, and creative skills. (Formerly Lynda.com.)

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Getting Started with the LinkedIn Learning app

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App available, search for "linkedin learning" in your app store
Works on iOS, Android, smartphones, tablets ... just install the app
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Storyline Online

Go to STORYLINE ONLINE

Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books. It is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, caregivers and educators worldwide. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.

Tumble Book Library

eBooks

Go to TUMBLE BOOK LIBRARY

TumbleBooks are easy to use eBooks for grades K–6. Read as many books you want, when you want, and on any device with no checkouts, holds, or bulky downloads.