Virtual Storytimes at Home

Now you can enjoy storytime planned by your favorite youth librarians at home! 


A picture of smiling librarian Ms. Wendy 
Storytime Presented by Ms. Wendy 

Waiting by Kevin Henkes

Counting is for the Birds by Frank Mazzola Jr. 

Pete the Cat and his Magic Sunglasses by Kimberly and James Dean



Family Book Discussion Kits

Inside each kit you'll find a chapter book title to read aloud together, picture book recommendations for younger family members, and discussion questions and activities to keep your family busy, together!


   From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler book cover. Two children with overnight bags and instrument cases walking into the Metropolitan museum of art in New York.  From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler


Book cover of sixty-eight rooms. A magical image of a girl inside a museum gallery. She is perched on a hand that reaches into what looks like a room in a doll's house.     The Sixty-Eight Rooms 


Gone Camping book cover. Two kids are helping their grandfather set up a tent. There is camping gear spread everywhere and a fox is about to pounce on a chipmunk  


    Gone Camping








Book Recommendations
Looking for your next favorite? Check out these lists.

 Click the number next to the title and it will take you right to the book. Happy reading!


New Reader Resources

RCS ESL and ELL Resources

Hampton Elementary School
530 Hampton Circle
RCS ESL Online

Activity Corner 

 Check out these great non-fiction titles for at home fun! Click on the cover to take you right to the book. Click on the activity to take you to a paired selection chosen by your librarian.


Backyard Scientists


    Wetland Detective










  Investigate Weather









Kitchen Scientists 



  Mentos Explosion!










   Guess the Scents










water level 

  Make a Water Gravity Level









  Build Your Own Dam








roller coaster 

  Build Your Own Rollercoaster









Right-brained Scientists


   Pointilism and Molecules








aztec cup   

   Make an Aztec Cup









  Styrofoam Prints