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Virtual Story Times: Fall Session 2

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, movement, and much more during these virtual story times on Zoom with your BTPL youth librarians. Story Time Kits for Little Zoomers and Preschool Story Time sessions will be available for pickup in Youth Services.

Little Zoomers Story Time

Story time for infants, toddlers, and their caregivers on Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m….

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Wild About Books at the Nature Center!

Join us outside at the E.L. Johnson Nature Center this fall for a story time, craft, and outdoor activity!

Saturdays, 10 – 11:30 a.m.

  • October 16
  • November 20

Register at www.bloomfield.org/trees

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World Languages Databases

Is your child hoping to learn a new language this year? Or perhaps your are looking for your child to retain what they’ve already learned. We have some great online tools to help!

Little Pim An online language learning system for ages 0-6, provided through Mango Languages. It’s the fun, easy, and effective way for younger kids to learn a foreign language!…

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“Talk Like a Pirate” Digital Book Display

International “Talk Like a Pirate Day” is on Sunday, September 19. Click around our digital book display where in addition to reading some great pirate books on Hoopla, you can take a quiz to find out your pirate name, learn a new pirate joke, find out the meaning to your favorite pirate phrases, and more!

Youth Databases Homework Help

Homework Databases

Whether your child needs to research for an assignment, needs homework help, or would like to learn more about a specific topic, we’re here to help! Here are some online databases to get you started:

ABCMouse With 9,000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other ad-free learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners ages 2-8….



  • Basketball with face of the author, title Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang
    Dragon Hoops
  • Four happy dogs are gathered outdoors, with a fifth brooding from the shadows and a cat peeking out from a window in a nearby house.
    Secondhand Dogs
  • Book cover displaying Navajo boy with his grandmother in front of campfire. A cloud shaped like a creature can be seen in the sky.
    Healer of the Water Monster
  • Book cover displaying young person leaning pensively over an apartment balcony railing.
    Sunny Days Inside
  • A Single Stone book cover. Image of seven people digging under a mountain.
    A Single Stone
  • Paper Heart By Cat Patrick Yellow Heart With Blue Shadow Of A Girl Standing On The Left Curve Of The Heart
    Paper Heart
  • Stella Book Jacket - Girl Hugging Beagle dog in front of a tree
  • Hideandseeker
    Hide and Seeker
  • Howtobee
    How to Bee
  • Inkling
  • Placeatthetable
    A Place at the Table
  • Strays
    Strays Like Us