Category Archives: Holidays

Read Right Now! Bunbun’s Christmas Counting Book

  • Bunbun's Christmas Counting Book ZiggityRead Bunbun’s Christmas Counting Book Bunbun is getting ready for his favorite time of the year, Christmas. Little ones can count along with one of their favorite characters, Bunbun, as he prepares all the decorations for Christmas.

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • 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! Sesame Street Celebrate!


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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • 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! A Christmas Journey

  • ChristmasJourney icdlRead A Christmas Journey – This book introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie.

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • 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! The Christmas Tree Ship

  • ChristmasShip icdlRead The Christmas Tree Ship – Every year Elsie, Pearl, and Hazel help their father gather Christmas trees to take to the big city on his ship. When the ship does not return one year, the girls and their mother know what they must do.

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • 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! Jingle All the Way

  • JingleAll AmazonLogo Read Jingle All the Way Free Kindle Download: Jingle All the Way is the tale of a loveable, obedient pup who wants nothing more than a place to call home for the holidays.

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Tips for Reading the Free Online Books:

  • 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! APPLES

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Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library® is a program of the Association for Library Service to Children and Public Library Association, divisions of the American Library Association.

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 Apples:

Apple AnnieWho Was Johnny AppleseedInvestigate Apples

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

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Use your indyPL Library Card number and PIN to check out FREE Online eBooks & eAudiobooks. Click on a book jacket & enter your Library Card number and PIN to borrow. What’s My PIN?
Johnny AppleseedApplesApplesThe Apple Trees DiscoveryA Visit to the Apple OrchardApplesOutApplesLifeApplesSeasonsApplesSeedApplesShootApplesFarmerApplesCycleApplesCrispApple Cider Making Days

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Printables, Crafts & More about Apples:

A is for Apple Printable 150Apple Dot to DotA is for Apple 2Trace the Letter A

Apple Orchards to Visit in Central Indiana:
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Favorite Apple Books:

Apples GaloreThe Apple Trees DiscoveryApples and ButterfliesApplesRiddle>ApplesApplesauceThe AppleCurious George: Apple HarvestApplesBiggestApplesCiderApplesPumpkinsThe AppleTap the Magic TreeApplesGibbonsApplesFruitApplesSeasonsApplesArnoldWe Harvest Apples in the FallApplesCrispApples A to ZEating ApplesApplesCookSo You Want to Grow a Pie

Read Right Now! July 4th

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Every Child Ready to Read® @ your library® is a program of the Association for Library Service to Children and Public Library Association, divisions of the American Library Association.

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 July 4th:

Fourth of JulyCan You Make a Flag?

July 4th eBooks & eAudiobooks to Check out with your Library Card:

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Use your indyPL Library Card number and PIN to check out FREE Online eBooks & eAudiobooks. Click on a book jacket & enter your Library Card number and PIN to borrow. What’s My PIN?
Anna and Solomon Read AlongThe Rockets Red GlareThomas JeffersonScrambled States of AmericaFourth of July Mice

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Printables, Crafts & More about July 4th:

Crayola Flag Coloring PageStatue of LibertyFireworks TracerCapital and Flag

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Fourth of July Books to Check out:

 

What Is the Fourth of July The First Independence Day The Explosive Story of Fireworks Red White and Boom Paper Crafts for the Fourth of July Looking for Uncle Louie on the Fourth of July Independence Day Hats Off for the Fourth of July Happy Birthday America Happy Birthday America 2 God Bless Our Country Fourth of July Mice Fourth of July Fireworks Fireworks for AllEloise and the Big ParadeApple Pie Fourth of July

Report Reveals Reading Bad for Kids Before Age Five

April Fools!

Of course!

Reading is GREAT for kids before age five. The BEST.

Plenty of reports show it, like these:

And lots of fun to be had:

Books:

Barnyard FunApril Fool, Phyllis!Zelda and Ivy: Keeping SecretsPearl and Wagner: One Funny DayApril Fool!  Watch Out at School!April FoolishnessMichael le Souffle and the April FoolApril Fools!
Books Recommended by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

Holiday Gift Picks for Kids from IndyPL Librarians 2014

Picture Book Picks:

The Book With No PicturesPanda Bear Panda Bear What Do You SeeNocturneStop Snoring BernardThe Going to Sleep BookProfessor Whiskerton Presents Steampunk ABCThe Twelve Days of Christmas Pop-UpThis Book Just Ate My DogTake Away the ASam and Dave Dig a HoleMr FrankThe Twelve Days of Christmas in IndianaGood Night IndianaGo to Sleep Little FarmTelephoneCircle Square Moose

Chapter Book Picks:

The Mysterious HowlingThe Magic ThiefThe Mysterious Benedict SocietyThe Squires TaleWildwood ChroniclesSidekickedEl DeafoGreenglass HouseThe Chicken SquadThe Case of the Weird Blue Chicken

Technology Toy Picks:

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App Picks:

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Best Books of 2014:

Links provided by: Janet Spaulding, Selection Services

Best Apps of 2014:

Free Apps:

  • IndyPL Ready to Read: Story Apps for Kids (includes links to several FREE book apps)
  • IndyPL Ready to Read: Apps for Kids (includes links to several FREE apps)

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