A curated list of useful things, all in one place. More added all the time.
Library Resources cloudLibrary: downloadable ebooks and audiobooks: call us if you need your borrower number. cloudLibrary video tutorial to get you started. (Thanks, Rockport Public Library!) Video Storytime: to tide you over until we're back. Also on our Vimeo storytime channel. Also videos on our Facebook page, Our Vimeo account, with showcases of songs, stories, and local interest videos to share. Facebook and Instagram: hang out with us online, share what you're reading, ask questions. Work on your Maine History and Searsport reading badges! See below for details. Digital Maine Library: free for all Mainers. Learn a language, fix a car, start a hobby, trace your genealogy, research a topic, and so much more. Ancestry Library Edition is available from home through March 31, 2021! Mega List of resources put together by Topsham Public Library (thank you!). Ebooks, audiobooks, activities, online museums, etc. Searsmont Library reads aloud (Thanks, Searsmont!) How to use Zoom videoconferencing (what we're using for online get-togethers) (.pdf file). Maine State Library Science Online: Join Chris Dorman and the Maine State Library live on Facebook every Wednesday at 3:30 EST. Each week we explore a different topic using science principles, materials found in or around your home, and a follow along experiment to test your science knowledge! Online events: Maine libraries are sharing their online events in one calendar. These events are open to everyone! Now is your chance to access great events from libraries all over the state.
Homeschooling HSLDA - Homeschool Legal Defense Association. Information on laws and regulations. HOME - Homeschoolers of Maine "Lighting the way for Maine homeschoolers since 1990." Homeschool groups and coops in Maine (some may not be current) Check Facebook for groups of homeschoolers in your area. Books in our collection Our homeschooling resource document, with tips on getting started. Learn from Home resources from Community Learning for ME, for families and preK to grade 12 students.