St. Columba Library - Mrs. Cobleigh
St Columba School Library Catalog
Sora - ebook collection
Beanstack - Read everyday! Earn badges! Meet the challenge!
Sign in; select a challenge; "log reading" (upper left corner blue box). You will need how long and what you read in order to add to your record.
Book Checkout Request Form
Create a Bibliography"log
use "MLA" for the Style
MORE! Read Alouds
PBS Kids Read Along: (youtube search) Authors and celebrities read various titles. Check it out on the PBS Kids YouTube channel.
Julie's Library (link): Stories read by Actress Julie Andrews and her daughter author Emma Walton Hamilton are posted as podcasts. Last post was June 3, 2020
Askusnow - A 24/7 live online interactive service
for the residents and students of the state of Maryland. It uses the expertise of trained librarians
to provide answers to questions, research guidance, and help navigating the Internet
The library catalog is accessible from wherever there is an Internet connection. If you would like
your own password in order to save searches or put books on hold, please contact Mrs. Cobleigh.
Bookflix, subscription-based resource, is also accessible from outside of the school. Teachers can supply passwords for use at home or from any device with an Internet connection.
Winter in the Butterfly Garden
All that remains at the moment are the many painted rocks and the empty pods of the milkweed, the seeds have long flown away on white puffs to find new places to grow. We await new growth that will emerge with springtime.
Home and School has renewed our subscription to an ebook collection for us! More than 1700 ebooks and audiobooks to browse and read! The link to the collection is in the left-hand column. Introduction and how-to-use information are here. Kick back and enjoy a good read with just a couple of clicks! Our subscription is good until the end of November.
more e-book options
Remember that Bookflix is available from home this summer (see link at top of left column. Send me a message if you need the password.) Here are some other e-book options:
Prince George's County Memorial Library- library card required for e-book checkout - all reading levels
Rivet - Free family accounts - download app for ipad, phone, laptop - younger readers
Unite for Literacy - Free - younger readers
Storyline Online - Free - Picture books - includes activity guides
Lit2Go - audiobook format - go to the "Readability" tab and choose the grade level you are interested in.
Some things to explore
We have put together some links for free STEM activities. Check them out HERE.
Prehistoric Road Trip - multiple episodes.
Bird watching in your backyard/neighborhood!
STC library and Epic! bird guides
Here's some great information on birds from DK
Safe make-at-home hummingbird nectar
bird box build - adult assistance required
Exploring foods Try out some new recipes from other parts of the world and then learn something about that region or learn something about the origin/culture of one of your favorite meals.
STC library and Epic! cookbooks
101 Kid-Friendly Recipes from Around the World
Travel Inspired Recipes
Virtual Museum Trips
Kids Post featured Jane Goodall on 7/7. Article here. A virtual trip to the National Geographic Museum's exhibit on Jane can be found here!
Live Animal Cams - try some that are non-zoo one!
a good book!