Welcome to the Camrose Primary Library page!
Lockdown has come around again, but your child can still have access to great reading resources:
Harrow Libraries Website (https://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. https://www.harrow.gov.uk/libraries/harrow-libraries-useful-resources-library-closures
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://wordsforlife.org.uk/)
The Literacy Trust’s Family Zone has now been incorporated into the new words for life website: 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.
There is also a virtual school library -https://wordsforlife.org.uk/virtual-school-library/ - where every week, an author or illustrator will post an exclusive video, free ebook or audiobook.
The Book Trust ( https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/)
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.
Free ebooks – The following sites provide access to free ebooks
https://www.getepic.com/ has 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.
https://monkeypen.com/pages/free-childrens-books has 50 free ebooks suitable for ages 2-5 and 6-9.
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.