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Tell Me a Story

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Reading Aloud to Your Developing Reader

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Best & Brightest Children's & Teen Books of 2019

Adventure Picture Books

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Online Resources for Playing at Home With Kids in Kindergarten-2nd Grade

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Dance Party!

Books to Help With Research and Writing Reports

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Extension Activities for Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing

RBdigital: Audio eBooks for Kids

Best & Brightest Graphic Novels of 2019

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Extension Activities for The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure

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Talk More with Your Baby. Join LENA Start

Best & Brightest Chapter Books of 2019

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Extension Activities for We're Going On a Bear Hunt

Best & Brightest Beginning Readers of 2019

Nonfiction Books for Beginning Readers

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Extension Activities for Frog and Toad Stories

8 Kids' Books About Llamas

Diversión en español para niños 0-5 años; todos los martes, de 3:30-4:00. Para inscribirse, visite la página https://www.denverl

“Diversión en español”: Eventos virtuales para niños desde el nacimiento a los 6 años (Virtual Events for 0-6 year olds)

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Extension Activities for Holes

Getting Started: Beginning Readers by Level

Best & Brightest Picture Books of 2019

DIY Storytime: Set up a good literacy foundation (PDF)

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Extension Activities for The Infamous Ratsos

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Take 45! A Program for Parents and Caregivers

Great Nonfiction Books for 3rd Graders

Homework Help for Teens

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Help your child get ready to write!

Anti-Racism Resources for Kids & Families

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Online Homework Tools

Must-Read 2nd-4th Grade Chapter Books

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Online Resources for Playing at Home With Kids in 3rd-5th Grade

Great Nonfiction Books for 2nd Graders

Apps for Education and Entertainment

Terrific Graphic Novels for Kids K-2nd Grade

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Extension Activities for Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon

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Help Your Child Practice Reading at Home

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Extension Activities for Hamster Princess

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Queer and Trans People of Color in KidLit

DIY Storytime: Guessing games (PDF)

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Building Confidence Through Art

Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Developing Readers

Best & Brightest Children's Nonfiction of 2019

24/7 Online Reference

Storytime Live 9am, 10am, 11am

Storytime Live!

Great Fiction Books for Kindergartners

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Learning Outside in Summer

Great Nonfiction Books for 4th Graders

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Free Online eBooks and Audio eBooks for Children

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Explore Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhhà Lại

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Slow Down With Your Child

Best & Brightest Children's Spanish Books of 2019

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Nonfiction Picture Books That Tell a Story

Celebrate Pride in June and Always!

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Extension Activities for Friday Night Wrestlefest

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Online Resources for Reading, Playing and Learning at Home With Kids of All Ages

Great Fiction Books for 8th Graders

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Featuring Kids of Color

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Online Resources for Learning at Home With Kids in 6th-8th Grade

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Car Time is Fun Time!

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Extension Activities for Moo!

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Bugs, Bugs, Bugs

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Creative Curriculum

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Sora: Connect Your Denver Public Schools and Denver Public Library Overdrive Accounts

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Incorporating Literacy Into Play

If You Liked Diary of a Wimpy Kid or Dork Diaries

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Online Resources for Reading at Home With Kids in Kindergarten-2nd Grade

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Books for Social, Emotional and Academic Learning

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Eat and Learn with Your Food

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Must-Read Lists - Children's Core Collections

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A Molly Brown Reading List

Great Nonfiction Books for 7th Graders

One-on-one Help with School Assignments

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Podcasts for Kids

Must-Read Children's Poetry Books

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Botany for Kids

Book Covers: Kick It, Mo!, Fox is Late, King & Kayla and the Case of the Mysterious Mouse, Charlie & Mouse

Tips and Recommendations for Developing Readers

Great Nonfiction Books for 8th Graders

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Extension Activities for Up on Bob

Great Chapter Books for Developing Readers

New Nonfiction Books for Kids of All Ages

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“Serve and Return” for Building Strong Brains

Great Fiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

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Building Early Math Skills

Great Nonfiction Books for 6th Graders

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Meaningful Reading with Family Photo Books

Great Books for Babies

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The Vestibular System and Movement

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Extension Activities for Mr. Putter and Tabby Make a Wish

Cuentacuentos casero: Ayuden a sus hijos aprender del mundo a su alrededor (PDF)

Great Nonfiction Books for 1st Graders

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Find Books for Your Developing Reader

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Photography with Toddlers

Awesome Picture Books for Older Kids

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Women's Vote Centennial for Kids

Must-Read 4th-6th Grade Chapter Books

Must-Read Beginning Readers


Phone-a-Story: 720-865-8500

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Downloads for Kids

Librarian Recommended Booktalks for K-3rd Graders

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Shake it to the Rhythm!

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Baby Play and Learn

If You Liked Harry Potter

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Bright By Text

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Find Award Winning Books for Kids and Teens

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Disability Experiences in Chapter Books

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Pots and Pans: Music for the Brain

Great Fiction Books for 7th Graders

Great Fiction Books for 4th Graders

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STEM Activities Inspired by Beginning Readers

Cuentacuentos casero: Establecer una buena base de alfabetización (PDF)

Best & Brightest Board Books of 2019

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Let Us Create a Personalized Reading List for Your Child!

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Kanopy for Kids Free Movie Streaming Service

New & Coming Soon Books for Developing Readers

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Go on a shape scavenger hunt!

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Extension Activities for Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off

Best & Brightest Children's Poetry of 2019

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Extension Activities for Eerie Elementary: The Science Fair is Freaky!

Best & Brightest Children's Audiobooks of 2019

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Look to the Sky for Creativity and Fun

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Read Around the World

Great Books for 2 to 3 Year Olds

Great Fiction Books for 2nd Graders

Great Fiction Books for 5th Graders

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Extension Activities for The Princess In Black

Great Nonfiction Books for 5th Graders

Talking about Feelings

Talking about Feelings

Happy Summer! Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

Baby and Nature

Nature Play

If You Liked Narwhal and Jelly

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Making Reading a Conversation

Great Nonfiction Books for 3 to 4 Year Olds

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Extension Activities for Meet Yasmin!

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Online Resources for Reading at Home With Kids in 6th-8th Grade

Raising globally minded children

Teaching Diversity: A Place to Begin

eBooks and eAudiobooks About Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage

Chapter Books to Read Aloud Together

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Online Resources for Reading, Playing and Learning at Home With Kids Birth-5 Years Old

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Mind full, or Mindful?

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Online Resources for Learning at Home With Kids in Kindergarten-2nd Grade

Great Fiction Books for 6th Graders

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Free Denver Public Library eBooks and eAudio Books for Children

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Paint with Water

Great Nonfiction Books for Kindergarteners

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Dramatic Play

Book Spines

Children's Historical Collection at the Denver Public Library

Colorful Coloradans: Biographies For Kids

Transitional Chapter Books Featuring Kids of Color

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Kids' Online Resources for Colorado Research

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Online Resources for Reading at Home With Kids in 3rd-5th Grade

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Help Your Child Get Ready to Read

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Free Children's eBooks and Audio eBooks From DPL and Beyond

DIY Storytime: Movement and play (PDF)

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You need a box to think outside of it

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Baby Time Is Big Time!

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Skills for Developing Readers

Anti-Racism eBooks for Kids

Cuentacuentos casero: Introducir a su niño(a) a las habilidades de alfabetización temprana (PDF)

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Use music to help your child develop language!

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Sensory Play: Learning Through the Senses

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Extension Activities for Cakes in Space

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Extension Activities for Pinkalicious: Story Time

Great Fiction Books for 3rd Graders

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Ask Questions

Cuentacuentos casero: Explorar el mundo natural que nos rodea (PDF)

Phone-a-Story Number

Phone-a-Story: More than just listening!

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Extension Activities for Frog and Toad All Year

Activity Books for Hanging Out at Home

Best & Brightest Children's Biographies of 2019

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Online Resources for Playing at Home With Kids in 6th-8th Grade

Potty Training Books

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Extension Activities for Charlotte's Web

Great Fiction Books for 1st Graders

CLEL Bell Silver Bell Award Winners

Fantasy eBooks for Kids in 4th-8th Grade

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Extension Activities for From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

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Lexile? AR? F&P? What's the Story With Reading Levels?

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Online Resources for Learning at Home With Kids in 3rd-5th Grade

I Love Reading!

DIY Storytime: Exploration of the natural world around us (PDF)

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Resources for Developing Readers

Check Out a Bookpack

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Extension Activities for Fortunately, the Milk

Yasmin the Superhero

Dig Into Awesome Beginning Readers!

Overdrive: eBooks and Audio eBooks for Kids

New & Coming Soon Chapter Books

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Crossing the Midlines

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Clean Together

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Make History With Us!

Girls Rule! Middle Grade Fiction With Strong Female Characters

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Letter Sound Books

New & Coming Soon Picture Books

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DIY Book Club

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Build Your Child's Ultimate Reading List

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Artsy Activities You Can Do at Home

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Talk With Your Baby

Virtual Baby Storytime

If You Liked Percy Jackson

You Choose: Engaging Interactive Books

Child Among Wildflowers

Nature Walk Scavenger Hunt

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Animals Are Teachers, Too!

Jaren Ducker’s List for Young Readers