It’s hard to keep up with all the changes taking place at the moment so here’s a West Sussex library service update for you!
West Sussex Current Offer website is a great place to start to find out about your local library, so just click here to see what’s going on in your local area.
Rhyme Time / Storytime and Story Magic Online
Although the library service is not able to offer children’s activities in the libraries at the moment they will continue adding online recordings to their website. If you missed the online Story Magic sessions in the summer you may catch them again on the website. Look out for more recordings soon!
Children’s activities to do at home on a rainy day
The library service have gathered a few amazing websites with some fun activities to do at home. Take a look at the ‘Draw along with…’ section – it links to videos of book illustrators showing how they draw their characters! Check it out here by scrolling to the right hand side the page!
Back at School?
West Sussex Libraries offer lots of children’s non-fiction books to help with homework and support learning at home with lots of free online information resources. These resources for children include the junior edition of Britannica Library, an online encyclopaedia resource with safe, fact-checked,
age-appropriate content that’s freely accessible from the website for all library members:
The library service have updated a few of their online booklists, which include topics covering new experiences and challenging situations. These books help young children deal positively with new experiences, such as starting school, worries and emotions, or more difficult situations such as divorce or bereavement. Discover a few of the books designed to comfort and reassure here.
Keep up to date
Why not join the Family Corner Facebook page or follow West Sussex Library Service on Twitter @WSCCLibraries Remember it is free to join the library and free to borrow books. You can sign up for a library card in person or join online on this website. With a library card you can borrow up to twenty books for three weeks at a time and reserve children’s books for free. There are no overdue charges for children’s books that are returned late to the library.
Did you know – your Compass Card can be enhanced to be used as a library card? Just ask library staff.
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