Edmonds Library Blog

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Summer Reading Club with the Burnaby Public Library is back!

Children of any age, even pre-school children and babies, can be registered for the Burnaby Public Library’s Summer Reading Club for free starting Monday, June 13th. Register online or in-person at any branch of the BPL.

It’s super easy …
Set a reading goal
Read during the summer
Get a medal in September!

Read books, magazines, read online, read at the doctor’s office, read at church, temple or at your mosque, read to someone, have someone read to you, read in English, Spanish, Arabic, Japanese or any other language, read in a comfy chair, read in bed, read in the shade of a tree, read on someone’s lap or lying on your belly beside a buddy … It all counts as reading.

Reading during the summer will help to keep your brain strong and help make learning easier.

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For more information please visit the BPL’s website … http://www.bpl.bc.ca/summer-reading-club

Library Web Resources

Did you know you can access online books, World Book Encyclopedia and other web-based resources from our School website at home?

The last 2 weeks most of the primary classes have seen a story or two presented using Tumblebooks.

If you have found the library blog, you are very close to accessing the Web Resources too. Here are the instructions for accessing our Web Resources from the school website, on a computer. Tumblebooks and most of the other resources should work from a tablet as well, though may look just a wee bit different.

You Matter!

Author Christian Robinson reads his picture book You Matter. Enjoy!


He also answers some questions people have asked him about writing his books at the end of the video.

Tumblebooks links

See the Reading Resources Menu above for more reading links

 Direct link to Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks provided mostly online storybooks of interest to K-3 but there are some chapter books and graphic novels some grade 4-7 students may find interesting. Storybooks are read to the students and partially animated. Some of the chapter books can be read aloud and the student can follow along. Some chapter books and the graphic novels are simply for reading online.

Tumblebooks seems to work best with Chrome on a computer but may work well enough on other devices, give it a try. Mobile devices will look and function differently than computers.

If you are prompted for login information try, sd41 for the username and login for the password.

3 additional Tumblebook products temporarily available:

Teen Book CloudDirect link to Teen Book Cloud
TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school and high school use. Including a selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.

Tumblebooks Math – Direct Link to TumbleMath
TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math picture books.

Audiobook CloudDirect Link to AudioBook Cloud
AudioBookCloud is an online audio book library collection of streaming audio books for schools and libraries.

Hello world!

Welcome, Edmonds!

My intention for this blog, for now, is to use it primarily as a repository for information, links and various resources. I will also post activities and opportunities for Edmonds students.

Feel free to comment and let me know if you need help navigating the blog or want me to post something in particular or have any other ideas.