Delaware County Libraries invites parents and caregivers to bring their young children to a series of infant storytimes in local libraries. Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes and puppets. The program is free, but advanced registration is recommended.

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Aggie Horticulture for Kids is a service of the Texas A&M University Horticulture Program.

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Finished your reading assignments? Time to read for pleasure. Fill out our short questionnaire, and we'll compile reading suggestions just for you.

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GSK Science in the Summer™ is a free science education program that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” Through classes held in public libraries and other community-based organizations, the program gets kids excited about learning science with hands-on experiments.

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Delaware County Libraries invite parents and caregivers to bring their young children to a series of toddler storytimes in local libraries. Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes and puppets. The program is free, but advanced registration is recommended.

 

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More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs are added to the archive daily.

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Search collections from libraries across the state of Pennsylvania. Contact your local librarian to request titles that can be delivered to your library.

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Extensive coverage at every level—international, national, regional, state and local. This fully searchable resource features news content from all 50 U.S. states as well as more than 5,300 international news sources from 140 countries. This includes more than 528 million current and archived news articles. Users can pinpoint information, compare diverse views, and track subjects geographically and over time with the deepest newspaper archives available.

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Explores all aspects of the African-American experience, from the past to the present. Features biographies, historical documents, photographs, timelines and maps, quotes, and a bibliography.

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Access to information on people, issues and events in the local area and around the country. This comprehensive resource offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full-text articles from newspapers nationwide in a single, fully searchable online resource. It includes access to more than 3000 U.S. news sources

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A global view of the pre-modern world, exploring the civilizations of Africa (general), Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.

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Provides author biographies, great works of world literature, a timeline and, most notably, Professor Harold Bloom’s selection of authors and works that represent the greatest achievements of the Western literary tradition.

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An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints. It is published by Scholastic Inc. BookFlix was developed in collaboration with Weston Woods Studios and engineered by Grolier Interactive.

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Provides access to biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors, including: novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers and more.

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A collection of five interactive eBooks that provides hands-on experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment.

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Requires you to create an account, be sure to select the FREE option. Includes the Chester Daily Times (1876-1881), Chester Evening Times (1886), Chester Reporter (1941), Chester Times (1882-1959), Delaware County Daily Times (1959-1976).

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This e-resource provides access to over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas.

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Consisting of six databases, this collection offers the most complete collection of full-text reference resources available for elementary school students and teachers. This full-text package contains databases designed not only for students, but also for educators.

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(ebook) Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

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(ebook) The birth of Aphrodite, the Trojan Horse, Zeus disguised as a swan. These and other classical myths and legends are usually encountered separately, but together they make up a coherent, multigenerational saga of epic battles, bizarre metamorphoses, immortal heroes, and all-too-human godsóa fantastic world recognizably real to its audience.

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(ebook) A guide to Hinduism through the ages, offering readers an accessible way of exploring its complex deities, mythological characters, and ideas.

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(ebook) In thematic chapters and encyclopedia-style entries, Handbook of Native American Mythology examines the characters and deities, rituals, sacred locations and objects, concepts, and stories that define mythological cultures of various indigenous peoples.

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(ebook) This 4-vol. set provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide -- from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

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(ebook) Written for students in middle and high school, offering in-depth information on such holidays as Children's/Youth Day, Christmas (and related celebrations), Halloween and Festivals of the Dead, Hanukkah, Independence Day (Cinco de Mayo, Bastille Day, etc.), Kwanzaa, Yom Kippur, New Year celebrations and many others. 4 volume set.

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Library, Information, Science & Technology Abstracts.

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