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At home activities
Bookdrop Closed
Library Closed

Due to the State and County directives
the Library is CLOSED effective
Saturday, March 14, 2020 until further notice.

 FOR A LIST OF CITY CLOSURES & MODIFIED OPERATIONS

Discover Digital

Kids

 

TumbleBooks

 Tumble Books are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading!
 

Scholastic

 Scholastic Learn at Home provides 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities for those students who are unable to attend school.

 

Kids Discover online

 Discover Online Library allows free access to Science and Social Studies materials for three full months to parents with school-aged children who are facing school closures. Select the Educator plan and enter codeFREETHREE.


 Math Game Time Whether you have children in pre-K or seventh grade, Math Game Time provides a fun, educational playground for students to excel in math. 

 

BrainPop

BrainPOP is here to help you and your curious learners stay informed and on-track with free access during school closures.

 

Starfall

Starfall offers educational activities, games, movies and songs in reading, phonics and math,  for children in pre-school through 2nd grade. 

 

123HomSchool4Me

123HomeSchool4Me resources are organized by subject and grade. Helpful education activities to keep kids learning and printable worksheets when you need them to sit and get some work done. 

 

LakeShore

 Lakeshore You can find more than 1000 resources for the classroom and home
 NASA Kids Club  NASA Kids Club is a place for kids to play games and learn about science and NASA
 StoryTimeFamily  The Story Time Family shares favorite stories with you aloud
Free Children Stories
 Free Children Stories offers meaningful storytelling to everyone for free
 Story Time Online  Storyline Online streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations
 Dial-a-story  Dial-a-Story by call (619)470-5814 to listen to a story read to you by one of our library staff members. Call anytime day or night!

Young Adults & Adults

 Overdrive

 Overdrive allows you to check out eBooks, audiobooks and more.

To access Overdrive click on the Overdrive picture. You will be taken to the website. Click on the menu icon ≡ and sign in by choosing National City as your library and enter your library card number.

 EnkiLogo  Enki Library offers access to eBooks in PDF and EPUB formats from publishers
 Flipster

 Flipster allows you to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.

When accessing from home you will need to enter your library card number to view the website.

 acceda

 Americas News Magazines provides full-text articles from various familiar magazines.

 USA TodaySan Diego Union TribuneNew York Post | The AtlanticThe GuardianFinancial Times (30 day embargo)

To access, click on the title you want. Select Click here for additional log in options. For Library Name type in NationalCity and enter your barcode number

 

KhanAcademy 

 Khan Academy offers free online learning courses
   Typing Club is the most effective way to learn to type. TypingClub is free for both individuals and schools. 
CoronaVirus

PBS - How to talk to kids about Coronavirus 

ADDitutde - Talking about Coronavirus to Kids with Anxiety

Coronavirus   CDC safety guide for parents
 Census 2020

 Take the Census: English | Spanish | Tagalog | By Phone

 Census rumorsLos rumores del Censo

 Impact In Your Community | El impacto en su comunidad 

 Nasa Kids Club is a place for kids to play games and learn about science and NASA
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