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Welcome to the Camrose Primary Library page!


The library is currently closed for students, but they may still borrow books to bring home or read in class. Students will be given their personal username and passwords to login on http://www.readingcloud.net and will be shown how to reserve books that will then be issued to them. 

Please refer to this document if you are having problems with logging in, searching for and/or reserving books. 

 

Reading Cloud Instructions - click here

 

 

Useful Links

There are many online resources that you can access to help with your children's reading. The following are a great start:

Harrow Libraries Website (www.harrow.gov.uk/libraries/)
In addition to the free online resources available to all library members (including ebooks, magazines and newspapers), Harrow Libraries have added a Resource Toolkit to their website to help families support with homework and reading. You can also find useful links to health and well-being and cultural activities such as virtual museum tours and free online theatre productions.

 

The Literacy Trust (https://literacytrust.org.uk/familyzone/)
The Literacy Trust has created the Family Zone, a ‘one-stop’ shop for families including reading and writing activities, book lists, videos, audiobooks, competitions and reading challenges for early years to early teens. Tips and ideas for parents include how to enjoy audiobooks, author and draw-along illustrator sessions, building a reading den and a ‘Reading Miles Global Challenge’ to encourage children to read around the world.

 

The Book Trust (www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/funat-home-with-authors-and-illustrators)
The Book Trust’s Hometime Hub arranges reading resources for families by age group and provides a summary what’s on guide for every day of the week. In addition to free online books, videos, games, book-themed quizzes, activities and story times, the Book Trust illustrator in residence, Ed Vere will be contributing live draw-alongs and the Children’s Laureate, Cressida Cowell will live-stream every day from her shed, reading from her own books and others. Each session will include Q & A and creative activities. 

Many authors are also doing free podcasts and amazon audible have a number of free books that can be downloaded. Please refer to their website for more information.

 

Free ebooks for families for 30 days

For all levels on a range of topics. Digital library for children 12 and under. Instantly access 35,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes and more. Click on the link https://www.getepic.com/

 

RadioBlogging.Net (www.RadioBlogging.Net )

RadioBlogging.Net is a daily radio programme that teaches literacy and is aimed at families and schools. It is interactive so that children write and their work is published during and after the show. Each day there are spelling, grammar and vocabulary games, followed by creative writing and responding to reading. The show features a poet of the day and author of the week. All posts are moderated and there is a team of teachers that respond to the children’s writing. It is an innovative project combining education radio and blogging to enhance and support continuous learning provision at this critical time.