At Home Learning Resources

This page was updated December 30, 2020.

Library Resources

Badge Quest – Read 3 informational books and complete an activity to earn a badge on a variety of subjects! Contact us for more information.

Check Out Colorado – Colorado State Park passes are available for checkout.

Colorado State Library Book Club Kits ¬– Request through the reference desk a set of books for your next book study. csl.catalog.aspencat.info/

EBSCO Host – Research databases.

Educators’ Card – Certain materials check out for 8 weeks. Stop by the Ask Here desk for more information.

Educators’ Requests – Request specific materials for upcoming projects, grade and reading levels, topics and more by calling, stopping by the library, or completing a request on the library website. Please allow 48 hours for all requests

Kanopy Kids – Kanopy Kids has a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content that range across Movies, TV Series, Animated Storybooks, Live Action, and Animated favorites. kanopy.com/kids

Learning Express Library – Comprehensive testing database.

Mango Languages – Online language learning.

Overdrive – An online service for checking out eBooks, eAudioBooks, movies, and magazines on your computer or mobile device. marmot.overdrive.com

Scholastic Bookflix – Thematically paired fiction and nonfiction titles for the early reader.

Scholastic Teachables – Lesson plans and activity sheets for at home learning.

Universal Class – Online educational service.

World Book — World Book has given patrons permission to use their online services. Click the link and use username: wbsupport and password: distancelearn . They also recommend: https://www.worldbookonline.com/…/dis…/distance-learning.htm

Accucut Catalog

Paper diecut shapes available to the public with paper provided by patron and as time allows. Please email montroselibrarykids@gmail.com for our full diecut catalog. 

Other Resources

Colorado Parks and Wildlife – Resource kits available for use by educators. Park rangers have first priority for all educational kits. Call 970/252-6000 for more information.

Colorado State University Extension STEM Program – Check out STEM kits for in person learning. Contact Stephanie Lamm (Stephanie.lamm@colostate.edu) for more information.  See a list of the kits here.

Ute Indian Museum History Take Out Kits – Contact Carly Jones (Educational Director) at 970-249-3098 or carly.jones@state.co.us to check out one of three kits.

Friends of the Montrose Library Donation Shelves – Check the donation shelves provided by the Friends of the Library for gently used and donated materials for kids.

Friends of Youth and Nature – An organization dedicated to getting the youth of Western Slope outdoors and learning! Visit their website for informational links, contests, and activities for your kiddo’s outdoor learning needs.

Montrose Botanic Gardens – Visit the Montrose Botanic Gardens for the newest story walk!

Rocky Mountain PBS Colorado Classroom -  Literacy lessons for grades K-3.