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Join Peter Wohlleben, New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Trees, for a guided Walk in the Forest! (Greystone Kids’ Facebook Live / Wed. 5/27 @ 1pm EST)

Join Peter Wohlleben, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, for a guided walk in the forest and Q&A on Facebook Live!
Head over to Greystone Kids’ Facebook page on:
Wednesday, May 27th at 1pm EST. Note: this special event is designed for kids, but any fellow tree lovers are welcome to take part in the forest fun! Read more >

Free Coding Tutorials from Happy Code Club

To help with families who are looking for additional activities for their students, we would like to offer some free coding tutorials that students can easily do at home. We will release a new tutorial video each week so students can have fun learning coding without having to register for a scheduled class. We hope that by connecting families to free resources from a local business, we can all help support our communities and get through this together. Read more >

HARRY POTTER AT HOME: Listen to Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry, David Beckham and more read the Sorcerer’s Stone!

Get ready to experience the Sorcerer’s Stone like never before…
Over the coming weeks, you’ll get to watch videos of famous fans and friends of the Wizarding World, including Stephen Fry, David Beckham, plus many more, reading the 17 chapters of the first Harry Potter book from their homes. Who better to get things started than the incredible Daniel Radcliffe reading Chapter One: ‘The Boy Who Lived’. Get comfy and settle in – it’s time to join Harry on his first adventure. Read more >

Good Night with Dolly Parton: Every Thursday at 7:00pm

The legendary country singer founded Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a program that sends books to kids from birth until they start school, in 1990. Now she will be tapping those titles for a weekly read-aloud video series on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Storytimes that will be found on the Imagination Library’s social media channels on Twitter, on Instagram, and Facebook. Read more >

Dav Pilkey at Home: Every Friday at 8am EST

A collaboration between the “Dog Man” and “Captain Underpants” author and the Library of Congress (LOC), offers free activities, including how-to-draw demonstrations, read-alouds, and resources from the LOC’s collections. Dav Pilkey at Home can be found on Twitter (@LibraryCongress and @scholastic), Facebook (facebook.com/libraryofcongress and facebook.com/scholastic), the Library of Congress website (loc.gov/engage), and on the Dav Pilkey at Home and Learn at Home pages on the Scholastic site (scholastic.com/davpilkeyathome and scholastic.com/learnathome). Read more >