Gilford Public Library

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Special Online Storytimes and Other Resources!

Resources to support learning from home.

Gilford Library Storytimes!

Live on Facebook, Miss Maria, Miss Jill, and Mister Mark share special storytimes!

Jarrett J Krosoczka

Author and Illustrator Jarret Krosoczka of Star Wars: Jedi Academy will do a special Draw Everyday at 2pm! Previous episodes are stored on Youtube or his website!

Oliver Jeffers

Author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers will read his stories everyday on Instgram Live, and then will archive them on his website!

Mo Willems

Mo Willems of Elephant and Piggy offers Lunchtime Doodles everyday via the Kennedy Center!

Scholastic Classroom

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. 

Storyline Online

Free storytimes by different celebrities reading different books. 

Storytimes From Space!

Astronauts in the International Space Station read different children's books!

Tumblebook Library

K-6 Children's eBook database


K-6 Math ebook Database

Teen Book Cloud

Grades 7-12 ebook Database

Center for Puppetry Arts

Enjoy curriculum-based workshops and Digital Learning interactive puppet shows from the safety and comfort of home.

Magic Treehouse Home Adventures

Each week, Magic Tree House Home Adventures will feature videos from Mary Pope Osborne, activities, craft ideas, themed recipes, reading challenges, cross-curricular lessons, Family Trivia Night game ideas, fun surprises, and much more!

Free Crayola Coloring Pages

Free coloring pages from Crayola, for children and adults!

Dyson Foundation Challenge Cards

Can you skewer a balloon without popping it? Coat a nail in copper? What happens when you plug a clock into a potato? Find out using these challenge cards designed by Dyson Engineers

Michaels Facebook Live Family Craft

Different crafts and fun porjects that you can do at home!

Author Jarrett Lerner

Author Jarrett Lerner offers different activities.

Kate Messner

Author Kate Messner shares a variety of resources on her website. 

Outdoor Activities

6 outdoor activities that you can do as a family!


Citizen Science Projects you can do anywhere!

K-12 Resources from National Network of Libraries of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine produces a variety of web-based resources for use by K-12 health and science educators.

ABDO Books

ABDO books offers free digital products until June 2020.

Harper Collins: Harper At Home

Harper Kids from Home, Shelf Stuff at Home, podcasts and more from Harper Collins!


Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. Log in using your library card number.

Program Package


Check out the book Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner

from Overdrive/Libby or Hoopla.

Then, for a fun activity, try growing a sweet potato inside! Or check out some cool coloring pages. You can also build your own terrarium. Check out this cute video from Sesame Street about plants!

Storytimes & Events

Storytime sessions typically run for a six-week period. 


Baby/Toddler Storytime

Mondays, 10:30 – 11am

Come read, sing, and play with your baby and/or toddler. Open to ages 0 – 2.5.


Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays 10:30 – 11:30am

Read, sing, dance, and make a craft. Open to ages 2.5 – 5. *Sign-up is required

Music & Movement

Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30am

Come and enjoy music and movement through singing, dancing, and playing with instruments. Open to ages 0 – 5. *Sign-up is required. Alternates sessions with Yoga Fun


Yoga Fun

Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:30am

Come breathe and learn yoga with your child (ages 2-5) through songs and movement. *Sign-up is required. Alternates sessions with Music & Movement

Preschool Storytime

Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Read, play, and make a craft! Ages 2.5 - 5. *Sign up required.


Early Release Activity

Early Release Wednesdays, 1:30 – 2:30pm

Join us every after school every Early Release for a special activity. Seasonal crafts, movie days, and more!

Monthly & Seasonal Activities

We’re always adding new activities and events. Check the Library Calendar often to learn more about new & upcoming programs.