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BGSU continues to make critical decisions to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in the best interests of our campus community based upon state and federal guidance. Jerome Library is closed, but staff are working remotely to assist you.
This guide features many resources that are freely available for use both in schools and in the home.
If you plan on reading a book aloud and recording yourself doing so, please be mindful of copyright laws. Posting content to social media or even content management platforms could violate copyright. Please consult this handy guide to ensure you are following the copyright rules specific to each publishing company.
12 Story Library
Nonfiction and biography ebook content for middle schoolers - currently freely available.
Indiana State Library Covid-19 Crisis Resource Page
An incredibly comprehensive page devoted to educating children and teens from home during the pandemic.
Shows, podcasts, activities, songs, and more with authors and artists.
National Emergency Library
This site offers free eBooks (with no waitlist) on over a million titles - from picture books to middle grade and young adult literature.
SCBWI Digital Directory of Online Reading
The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators offers a list of authors reading excerpts from their books.
The days are just packed at Stimola! Literary activities throughout the day for PreK-12 students. Calendar of events currently runs through April.
Celebrities read their favorite picture books. Many books are accompanied with teaching guides.
Virtual Author Visits
Junior Library Guild is offering free virtual author visits
We Are Teachers
A collection of PreK-12 learning resources