What brings parents and children from all over the city to Chandler Public Libraries? Storytime! High Five is a great addition to Storytimes at Chandler Public Library, and introduces five key concepts in early literacy: Talk, Sing, Read, Write and Play. Read on to find out how you can use technology to help your child get ready to read!
Raising a reader in the techie age can be challenging. You have to compete with the mesmerizing images and sounds of all the videos and apps that target children. But screen time can actually be cuddle-up-and-read time when you access all the amazing digital resources that are available to you as a member of the Chandler Public Library.
Did you know that the library has digital magazines for you to enjoy with your child? Chandler Public Library provides access to Highlights and National Geographic Kids magazines with Flipster. Go straight to Flipster on our website for quick browsing of these magazines on your computer, or take your magazines on the go with the Flipster app for Android and iOS tablets/phones or Kindle Fire. Use your library card and PIN numbers to read current and back issues for free!
Plus, you can download thousands of children’s ebooks from CloudLibrary. Featuring newer selections like Another and When’s My Birthday by Christian Robinson as well classics like Winnie-the-Pooh. For those times you need to be hands-free, download an audio ebook to add a little literature to car rides, lunch prep or bath time.
However you choose to use them, the library’s digital resources are always available, even when the library is closed – all you need is your library card and pin. Have fun!