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Emerson Library Catalog

Elmhurst Public Library

Blanford, Lauren

Librarian lblanford@elmhurst205.org

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Emerson's Library on the Web
BrainPop
CultureGrams
Hour of Code
KidRex
Newsela
Pebble Go - Animals, Biographies, Science, Social Studies

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Need Something New to Read?

Take look at these great kids' booklists from the Elmhurst Public Library. Every student at Emerson Elementary is eligible for a public library card. We hope students will be regular visitors at the library here at Emerson AND the Elmhurst Public Library! 

Read Me a Story

Storyline, from the Screen Actors Guild Foundation.  Watch and listen as actors present children's books.

Jean Reidy, the amazing author of Truman, who visited Emerson in February, is posting “Low-Tech Learning at Home” ideas on her blog, including one featuring some of our own Emerson students. 

Marcus Emerson, the incredible author and illustrator of the Ben Braver series, also visited Emerson this school year. He has a number of fun tools like a book review organizer and create your own comic templates on his resources page.

Mo Willems, the creator of Elephant & Piggie and the Pigeon, is offering Lunch Doodles in his studio. Go to this link to access lessons on how to draw his famous characters.