Children's Weekly
October 16th

Homeschooling & Remote Learning Support
Special Edition
7 Ways WFL is here to support @ Home Learning!
Homeschooling? Or attending class from home? Wellesley Free Library is here to help with educational resources, activities - and books!
(1) Personalized Library Recommendations, Lists & Resources for Learning
Contact the Children's Department to get services tailored to your specific needs. Call us at 781-235-1610 X1108. WFL continues to offer three options to get library materials. 1) Visit us in-person. 2) Enter our separate in-person express holds room at your convenience. 3) Schedule a contactless curbside pickup.
(2) Educational Support and Programs
Hey kids! Stop by the library and pick up a free activity book. Participate in our upcoming Pumpkin Contest! And, don't forget to check the WFL calendar for other educational and fun programs, such as Picture Book Theater, Little Lab Coats, Logic Puzzle Escape Rooms, 4th-6th Grade Book Club & Trivia, and more. Visit WFL Kids Youtube Playlist for storytime, baking, crafts, and science videos.
(3) Education-Focused Library Collections
Check out these great learning options:
Ask about our puzzles and educational games to support learning. Click here to access the entire library catalog.
Use your library card for immediate online access to Hoopla's Homeschooling collection for caregivers. Don't forget to check out WFL's in-library parenting homeschool collection here.
Need to find Brazil's population or climate? Use your library card to access A to Z Maps Online. Or have a project on frogs? Try checking PowerKnowledge Life Science for accurate information. Visit our online Homework Help page to find over 20 trusted databases for grades K-8 all in one place.
For early literacy resources, internet safety, homeschooling, child development websites, and much more information geared toward teachers and family members click here.
(7) Curated @ Home Education Resources for Families
Up-to-date advice and resources for Home learning in Massachusetts.
Homeschool clearinghouse with special events, a dedicated updated blog, networking opportunities, and other resources.
Edutopia addresses trends in education for the 2020-21 school year and provides articles on learning environment research.
Check for local Massachusetts resources and for coronavirus updates impacting families here .
Wellesley Free Library
530 Washington St.
Wellesley, MA 02482
Phone 781.235.1610