Category Archives: Holidays

Read Right Now! Schnitzel’s First Christmas

  • SchnitzelFirst icdl Read Schnitzel’s First Christmas – In this holiday frolic with a touching surprise ending, a rambunctious puppy laments that “no one has any time for me” as Christmas approaches; Santa does, however, as he provides the perfect present.

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Read Right Now! The Night Before Christmas


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  • iPad Users – Many eBooks and games require Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is not supported on iOS devices, including the iPad and iPad 2. If you want to view eBooks & games on an iPad you will need an app web browser that does support Flash. Some of these browsers are Puffin, Skyfire, Photon, iSwifter & Cloud Browse. They are very inexpensive – from 2.99 to 7.99.

Read Right Now! THANKSGIVING

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Use IndyPL’s Read Right Now! pages to have fun at home doing the five things that build early reading skills: Reading, Playing, Writing, Singing & Talking. Find books to read, songs to listen to, games to play, crafts to make and more! Things you can do RIGHT NOW, at home – no waiting!


FREE Online eBooks about Thanksgiving:

My FamilyStir, Sift, Slice

Thanksgiving eBooks & eAudiobooks to Check out with your Library Card:

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Thanksgiving IsGiving ThanksMiss Nelson Has a Field DayOne is a Feast for a MouseThanksgiving What Makes It SpecialDinosaurs' ThanksgivingGus the Pilgrim TurkeyCaillou Happy ThanksgivingAn Outlaw ThanksgivingThe Memory Cupboard a Thanksgiving StoryPilgrim CatSarah Gives ThanksSometimes Its TurkeyThe Thanksgiving StoryThis Is the TurkeyWe Celebrate Thanksgiving in the FallRound the TurkeyThe Story of the First ThanksgivingThanksgiving MiceOne is a Feast for a MousePinkalicious Thanksgiving HelperThanksgiving Is

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Printables, Crafts & More for Thanksgiving:

 

Give Thanks TracerP is for Pilgrim HatPumpkin Pie AdditionScarecrow Connect the Dots

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Pinterest Thanksgiving


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Favorite Thanksgiving Books:

 

AllPieBalloonsBroadwayCharlie BrownFirefightersThanksgivingGivingThanksSwallowedPieMagicPotMollyPilgrimOverRiverTurkeyFreeStoneSoupTapTreeThankSarahTappletonsTurkeyThanksgivingTurkeyPoxNightBeforeChickenStewSnoopy's ThanksgivingThe Berenstain Bears Thanksgiving BlessingPinkalicious Thanksgiving HelperThanksgivingThanksgiving 2Happy ThanksgivingThe First ThanksgivingThe Very Stuffed TurkeyJust a Special ThanksgivingSharing the BreadThe Little Kids TableLook and be GratefulFrog and Friends Celebrate ThanksgivingCelebrate ThanksgivingIts Not About You Mrs Turkey

Books Recommended by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

Read Right Now! HALLOWEEN

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Use IndyPL’s Read Right Now! pages to have fun at home doing the five things that build early reading skills: Reading, Playing, Writing, Singing & Talking. Find books to read, songs to listen to, games to play, crafts to make and more! Things you can do RIGHT NOW, at home – no waiting!


FREE Online eBooks about Halloween:

I Need My Monster

Halloween eBooks & eAudiobooks to Check out with your Library Card:

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Click Clack BooHaunted House Haunted MouseHalloween IsBy the Light of the Halloween MoonLos Gatos Black on HalloweenSpace CaseA Very Brave WitchBats at the LibraryScaredy Cat SplatFancy Nancy Halloween or BustShake Dem Halloween BonesNate the Great and the Halloween HuntThe Berenstain Bears Trick or TreatHumbug WitchMonster Needs a CostumeHalloweenGeorgeGeorgeCostumeRottenTrickBooCowMarthaHauntedOldLadyOverLittle Goblins Ten

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Printables, Crafts & More about Halloween:

Candy Corn TracerHalloween LettersTrick or TreatBat Connect the Dots

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Favorite Halloween Books:

Ten Trick or TreatersThe 13 Nights of HalloweenAlph Oops H is for HalloweenBabymouse Monster MashBig PumpkinClick Clack BooFive Little Monkeys Trick or TreatThe Hallo WienerHalloween HuntHalloween IsHappy Haunting Amelia BedeliaIt's the Great Pumpkin Charlie BrownLittle Goblins TenMinerva Louis HalloweenNate the Great and the Halloween HuntNational Geographic HalloweenScaredy Cat SplatSpace CaseThree Bears HalloweenTrick or Treat a Happy Haunter's Halloween

Books Selected By: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

Read Right Now! Father’s Day

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Use IndyPL’s Read Right Now! pages to have fun at home doing the five things that build early reading skills: Reading, Playing, Writing, Singing & Talking. Find books to read, songs to listen to, games to play, crafts to make and more! Things you can do RIGHT NOW, at home – no waiting!


FREE Online eBooks about Dads:

 

Blue Ribbon Dad Shopping With Dad My Father Runs an Excavator When Will Daddy Come Home Golf BUddies

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Printables, Crafts & More for Father’s Day:

 

Fathers Day TrophyFathers Day Trophy with WordsDad Out of This WorldDaddy Bear

Father’s Day Books to Check out with your Library Card:

 

If my Dad were an animal Me and My Dad I Want my Daddy Big Enough to Help How to Surprise a Dad Tad and Dad Just Like Daddy Franklin’s Day with Dad A Special Day with Dad Always Daddy’s Princess Because I’m Your Dad Big Brave Daddy Daddies Do It Different Giddy-Up Daddy! Hug a Bull: An Ode to Animal Dads I Love My Daddy My Dad! My Dad is Big and Strong, but -- My Dad Thinks He is Funny Saturday is Dadurday Saturday With Daddy When a Dad Says “I Love You” When Dads Don’t Grow Up Grandpa’s Tractor How to Babysit a Grandpa My grandpa

Selected by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

Read Right Now! MOTHER’S DAY

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Use IndyPL’s Read Right Now! pages to have fun at home doing the five things that build early reading skills: Reading, Playing, Writing, Singing & Talking. Find books to read, songs to listen to, games to play, crafts to make and more! Things you can do RIGHT NOW, at home – no waiting!


FREE Online eBooks about Mother’s Day:

Helping My MomHappy Mothers Day Dear Dragon

Mother’s Day eBooks & eAudiobooks to Check out with your Library Card:

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Are You My MotherCrafts for Mothers Day and Fathers DayHappy Mothers DayI Love You SoMommy MommyPinkalicious Mothers Day SurpriseTe AmoThe Night Before Mothers Day

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Printables, Crafts & More about Mother’s Day:

#1 MomMothers Day Connect the DotsMothers Day MazeMothers Day Writing Paper

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Favorite Mother’s Day Books:

I Love ewe: An Ode to Animal MomsOh, the Things My Mom Will Do…Because She Loves MeWhat Not to Give Your Mom on Mother’s DayHero MomI Want My Mom!Where’s My Mommy?We Love Our Mom!Take Your Mama to Work TodayThere’s No One I Love Like YouI Love YouMama and MeMax and Zoe Celebrate Mother’s DayGus Makes a GiftThe Night Before Mother’s DayMother’s Day SurpriseHello, Mommy ZooBorns

Read Right Now! EASTER

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Use IndyPL’s Read Right Now! pages to have fun at home doing the five things that build early reading skills: Reading, Playing, Writing, Singing & Talking. Find books to read, songs to listen to, games to play, crafts to make and more! Things you can do RIGHT NOW, at home – no waiting!


FREE Online eBooks about Easter:

Its Easter Little CritterTale of Peter Rabbit

Easter eBooks & eAudiobooks to Check out with your Library Card:

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Maxs Chocolate ChickenHappy Easter Curious GeorgeLlama Llama Easter EggMy First EasterPinkalicious EasterAll New Crafts for EasterMy First Story of EasterOllies Easter EggsPeppas Easter Egg HuntPete the Cats Big Easter AdventureThe Story of EasterThere Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick

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Printables, Crafts & More about Easter:

Easter B is for BasketEaster Six Easter EggsEaster BookEaster Counting Book

Favorite Books for Easter:

He Is RisenRechenkas EggsThe Golden Egg BookThe Country BunnyThe Easter BeagleBenjaminBigCarrotHungryMoonRabbit

Books Recommended by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

Free Christmas Music for Kids w/indyPL Library Card

Free and legal music downloads for you AND your kids are available at the library. All you need to know is your library card number and PIN. What’s My Pin?

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Christmas Eve on Sesame StreetElmo Saves ChristmasSesame Street Christmas Sing AlongSesame Street ChristmasDoras ChristmasNick HolidayRugrats Holiday ClassicsSpongebob a Christmas AlbumA Laurie Berkner ChristmasThe Wiggles Its Always Christmas With YouWiggles ChristmasPraise BabyKids Christmas Around the WorldSpanish Christmas CarolsWe Are the World ChristmasGrinch Musical

You can browse through all the music on freegal or choose the genre “Children’s Music” to see a complete list of just Kids’ Music. Or, you can see some of our favorite albums for kids on Pinterest:


Free and legal music downloads for you AND your kids are available at the library. All you need to know is your library card number and PIN. What’s My Pin?

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VeggieTales the Incredible Singing Christmas TreeVeggieTales 25 Christmas SongsPhineas and Ferb Christmas VacationMickey's Christmas Around the WorldEloise at ChristmastimeDisney Holiday MagicCurious George a Very Monkey ChristmasA Muppets ChristmasAriels Christmas Under the Sea

Read Right Now! A Wind in the Willows Christmas

  • A Wind in the Willows Christmas StorynoryListen and follow along to A Wind in the Willows Christmas – (Chapter 5). Mole feels an animal urge to return to his home. He invites Ratty back for Christmas and they are entertained by some field mice who sing a Christmas Carol. Geoffrey Newland reads this chapter for Storynory. Sit back and enjoy.

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Read Right Now! Waldo’s Christmas Surprise


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