Upcoming Fall Events at Dexter District Library

Tuesdays at 10:30 am, September 15 to November 17
Virtual Fall Story Times
Fall Story Times for ages five and under will be offered on Tuesdays at 10:30 am on our DDL facebook page from September 15 to November 17.  Everyone is welcome to join Ms Krista for a fun morning of picture, pop-up and interactive books, flannel-board stories, songs, puppets, finger plays and other activities that encourage a love of reading to your child.  Registration is not required.

Wednesdays at 4:00 pm, September 23, September 30, October 7 and October 14
Let’s Learn Ukulele
Join this fun four-part virtual series as Hudson Music Center staff teaches us to play the ukulele, including basic chords, strumming patterns and songs.   Reserve one of the Library’s ukuleles for check out using the online catalog or call 734-426-4477. Geared towards grades 5 through 12, but everyone is welcome to attend.  Registration is required and is available at https://dexter.lib.mi.us/events/lets-learn-ukulele/  Zoom details and music will be emailed to registered participants prior to the program.

Bi-weekly Thursdays at 11:00 am, September 24 to November 19
Preschool Super Stories

Kids ages five and younger are invited to join Ms Krista this fall on our DDL facebook page every other Thursday at 11:00 am.  We will read a longer picture book and share an activity related to the book.  Everyone is welcome.  Future dates:  October 8, October 22, November 5 and November 19.

Thursday, September 24 at 4:30 pm
All Star Readers
All Star Readers Book Club for grades 3 and 4 will meet again on Thursday, September 24 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Registration is required and begins on August 19. The book we will be discussing is The Mysterious Moonstone by Eric Luper. Books will be available for pick up when you register at https://dexter.lib.mi.us/events/all-star-readers-book-club-15/   Join us for a fun, lively afternoon with Ms Krista leading our discussion, everyone is welcome.  A link to our Zoom meeting room and a password will be sent to you prior to September 24.

Saturday, September 26 at 11:00 am
Cricut for Beginners

Join us virtually as we talk about the basic functions of a Cricut® machine and discuss which tools and materials are worth investing in. A demonstration will be provided and samples of projects will be shared. Time will be available at the end of the presentation for participants’ questions. Geared towards grades 6 through adult but everyone is welcome. Register on our website at https://dexter.lib.mi.us/events/cricut-for-beginners/  Zoom details will be emailed prior to the program.

Monday, September 28 at 11:00 am
Rick and Dayna’s Playground Dance Party
Kids of all ages are invited to an hour of their favorite songs, Disney music and high energy dancing live and right at home.  Everyone is welcome to this virtual Zoom music and fun event.  Registration is required on our DDL website at https://dexter.lib.mi.us/events/rick-and-daynas-playground-dance-party/  Zoom details will be emailed prior to the program.

Tuesday, September 29 from 4:00 to 4:30 pm
Tween Book Club

Join us for our fall book club for grades 5 and 6.  We’ll discuss the book The Wild Robot by Peter Brown, share our favorite summer reads and make robots for a chance to win a prize.  Books and robot materials will be available for pickup through our curbside service.  Registration is required our website at https://dexter.lib.mi.us/events/tween-book-club-21/   Full details will be emailed after registration.

Bi-weekly on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm, September 30 to November 11
Club Create

Kids in grades K through 2 are invited to join us on facebook, every other Wednesday at 4:30 pm beginning September 30.  Ms Krista will share fun challenges, activities and craft ideas that you can try at home.  She will also highlight a few new chapter books and readers.  Everyone is welcome.  Future dates:  October 14, October 28 and November 11.

October 1 to October 7
Fall Craft Kits
Fall craft kits for grades K through 5 will be available for curbside pick-up from October 1 to October 7.  Call from the Library parking lot and we’ll deliver them to our outside table.  Registration is required on our website beginning Monday, September 14.

Saturday, October 10 at 11:00 am
Close-Up Magic with Gary Thison
Teens and kids of all ages are invited to enjoy an hour of up-close magic tricks and lessons from a professional magician.  Learn some of the tricks of the trade as Gary both entertains and teaches his audience with close-up demonstrations of his favorite illusions.

Monday, October 12
Grab & Go Preschool Craft Bags
Beginning October 12, we will be giving out craft bags for toddlers and preschoolers ages 5 and younger.  Call the Library from the parking lot and we’ll bring the bags out for you.  There’s a limit of three bags per family until supplies run out, all bags have the same crafts.

Thursday, October 15 at 4:30 pm
What We’re Reading
Kids in grades 3 through 6 are invited to join us on our facebook page where we will share what we have been reading and highlight new books in our collection that they may want to check out.  This month’s theme is:  Spooky Books.

October 16 through 24
Halloween Craft Competition

Teens and tweens in grades 5 through 12 are invited to make a stuffed monster using the materials provided by the Library.  Add your own optional embellishments to make it unique then email a picture of your final product to dalson@dexter.lib.mi.us for a chance to win a gift card.  Please note:  you will need your own needle and thread for this project.  Registration is required and runs from October 1 through 15.  Pick up materials from October 16 to October 24.  Last day to submit a picture is October 29.  Full contest details and materials pick-up information will be sent to registered participants.

Thursday, October 22 at 4:30 pm
All Star Readers Book Club

All Star Readers Book Club for grades 3 and 4 will meet again on Thursday, October 22  from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Registration is required and begins on September 24. The book we will be discussing is I Survived… by Lauren Tarshis. Books will be available for pick up when registration begins. Join us for a fun, lively afternoon with Ms Krista leading our discussion, everyone is welcome.  A link to our Zoom meeting room and a password will be sent to you prior to October 22.

Saturday, October 24 at 11:00 am
Halloween Story Time
Join Ms Krista on our facebook page for a fun morning of picture books, flannel-board stories, songs, finger plays and other activities celebrating Halloween.  Geared for ages five and under but everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, October 27 from 4:00 to 4:30 pm
Tween Book Club

Join us for our fall book club for grades 5 and 6.  We’ll discuss the book The Adventurer’s Guide to Successful Escapes by Wade Albert White, pick book titles for future meetings, and do an optional craft.  Books and craft materials will be available for pickup through our curbside service.  Full details will be emailed to registered participants. Registration is required and begins October 1.   Zoom details will be sent one day prior to the Club.

Wednesday, October 28 at 2:00 pm
The Spooktacular Halloween Comedy Show

Watch Silly Scientist Joel juggle eyeballs, get mixed up with multiplying bottles and be shocked by an animated Frankenstein drawing in this head spinning display of Halloween hootenanny.  You’ll even be illuminated by Joel’s far-out flashlight where he encourages Halloween safety.  A Zoom Magical Halloween adventure awaits in this exciting-not-scary show for all ages.  Registration is required at https://dexter.lib.mi.us/events/the-spooktacular-halloween-comedy-show/

November 1 to November 30
Children’s Virtual Art Gallery
The Dexter District Library is happy to present our first ever Children’s Virtual Art Exhibit.  Young artists ages 12 and under are invited to create their masterpieces using art supplies available at home. The artwork can be any variety of subjects, from fall themes and landscapes, favorite books and characters, current events or pure abstraction. The exhibit will be featured on our website during the months of November and December. Submit your electronic masterpieces – along with your name, age and address – to cjurich@dexter.lib.mi.us.  Any child who submits a work of art by November 30 will receive a $5 gift card to A & W.

Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 pm
A Night of Family Baking with Zee the Cook

Get the entire family together in the kitchen for a tasty fun night hosted by Chef Zee Shami from Zee the Cook Culinary Studio in Dearborn Heights, Michigan.  Zee will be making Oreo Cake Pops live via Zoom.  The entire family is encouraged to try their hand at preparing the cake pops along with Ms. Shami during the program – questions and comments will be welcome.  The list of ingredients for Zee’s Oreo Cake Pops will be available on the Library website when you register at https://dexter.lib.mi.us/events/a-night-of-family-baking-with-zee-the-cook/.  A Zoom Meeting link will be sent to you prior to the program. 

November 5 to November 11
Puzzles and Games Craft Kits
Puzzle and Game craft kits for grades K through 5 will be available for curbside pick-up from November 5 to November 11.  Call from the Library parking lot and we’ll deliver them to our outside table.  Registration is required on our website beginning Monday, October 19.

Thursday, November 12 at 4:30 pm
What We’re Reading
Kids in grades 3 through 6 are invited to join us on our facebook page where we will share what we have been reading and highlight new books in our collection that they may want to check out.  This month’s theme is: Graphic Novels.

Saturday, November 21 at 11:00 am
Thanksgiving Story Time
Join Ms Krista on our facebook page for a fun morning of picture books, flannel-board stories, songs, finger plays and other activities celebrating Thanksgiving.  Geared for ages five and under but everyone is welcome.

PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next

PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas.  PebbleGo content includes: animals, science, biographies, social studies, and health.

PebbleGo Next provides 3rd-5th grade students with hundreds of curriculum-connected articles designed for their specific needs in biographies, sciences, social studies, state studies, and American Indian history.

Click here to access PebbleGo and PebbleGo Next.

Helpful Titles During the Covid-19 Crisis

Our librarians at Dexter District Library have been working hard to create a collection of books and other materials to meet the challenges that Covid-19 has brought to our community.  From hygiene to homeschooling; prevention to social distancing; facts to fiction, we have collected a wide range of adult, teen and children’s materials to help you at this difficult time.  Holds may be placed by clicking on any title you would like to borrow, ebooks can be checked out directly through hoopla.  We will notify you when your holds are available for curbside service.  This webpage will be updated regularly.

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  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Picture Books
  • Adult
  • Youth
  • eBooks

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Summer Reading 2020 has concluded but our “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” challenge remains available year-round.

Registration is easy and you can pre-register now by visiting https://dexter.beanstack.org/reader365.  You will earn reading badges and many will even win prizes.

All participation must be done online through Beanstack.

You can also log your child’s reading using the Beanstack Tracker app for Android or iOS. If you have any questions, we’re here to answer them.


Click here to access TumbleBooks.  TumbleBooks are talking picture books that have been created from existing picture books from well-known publishers and authors.  Also included are Read-Alongs, Non Fiction Books, Picture Books in French and Spanish, also Puzzles and Games.  Help for TumbleBooks is available by clicking here.

There is also a TumbleBooks app available that you can download by clicking the Android or Apple icons below.  Note that using the TumbleBooks app requires you to sign in with your Dexter District Library card that begins with 29221, if you have an old 29082 card – please contact us and we will upgrade you for free.

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Returning Services

Parking Lot Laptops

Dexter District Library now offers same day, first come first served checkouts on laptops intended to be used in the general vicinity of the Library.  Checkouts are 2 hours long, rounded up to the nearest half-hour.  The laptops come with a car charger and are equipped with the Microsoft Office Suite of applications and can be used to print wirelessly to our printer.  See “Curbside Wireless Printing” for more details on that functionality.

You may check the availability of these laptops by clicking here, or by calling the Library at 734-426-4477.  When you are finished using one of these laptops, please call the Library to initiate a curbside pickup.

Curbside Wireless Printing

The Dexter District Library offers curbside pickup for Wireless Printing.  The service is available during curbside hours, except the final 15 minutes prior to closing.

  1. Patrons will send materials to the Library’s wireless printing service in the same manner they have in the past with their laptops, smart phones, or tablets.
    a)New users are automatically shown directions upon logging onto our Public Wi-Fi or may view them here: https://dexter.lib.mi.us/uncategorized/wi-fi-printing-directions/
  2. All patrons are granted up to 15 free pages printed daily.
  3. Patrons must call from the Library (734-426-4477) from our parking lot and ask to speak with the Adult Reference Librarian.
  4. Patrons are to inform our staff that they have sent wireless print jobs to the printer.  Let the staff know if you need color printing or if black & white is sufficient.
  5. Patrons will need to supply us their cell phone number, library card number, and library card pin.
  6. Staff will call you back when the documents are prepared and you may meet them at the curbside pickup table near the front entrance.

Curbside Faxing

The Dexter District Library offers public curbside faxing service for patrons until 15 minutes prior to closing.

  1. The Library will provide outgoing fax service only (no incoming faxes will be received.)
  2. Until further notice, faxing will be free of charge to avoid money exchange.
  3. Patrons will need to provide the fax number clearly written on the fax.
  4. Patrons must call from the Library parking lot and inform staff that they require fax service.
  5. Patrons will need to supply a cellphone number so staff can contact them with any questions.
  6. Library staff will let the patron know when they are on the way down and that patrons can put the fax on the table at the main entrance.
  7. Staff will come out and pick up the fax.
  8. Staff will call the patron when the fax is complete.
  9. Patrons must wait for staff to send the fax and bring the fax and confirmation sheet back outside.
  10. Staff will place the fax and confirmation on the table at the main entrance for patron pickup.

Curbside Copying

The Dexter District Library offers public curbside copy service for patrons until 15 minutes prior to closing.

  1. Until further notice, copying will be free of charge with a 15 page per day limit.
  2. Patrons must call from the Library parking lot and inform staff that they require copy service.
  3. Patrons will need to supply a cellphone number so staff can contact them in the parking lot
  4. Library staff will let the patron know when they are on the way down and that patrons can put the materials to be copied on the table at the main entrance
  5. Staff will come out and pick up the materials to be copied
  6. Staff will call the patron to let them know that the copies are complete and that they are coming down
  7. Staff will place the copies and originals on the table at the main entrance for patron pickup.

Video Chat Browsing

Dexter District Library now offers browsing our collection via live video chat.  Here’s how it works:

  1. Call the Library (734-426-4477) and ask to speak to either the youth or adult reference librarian. Which librarian you will ask for depends on which area of the collection you want to browse – adult for adult collection items or youth for children’s/young adult items.
  2. Tell the Librarian that you’re interested in doing a live video chat to browse the collection, and give them your cell phone number.
  3. The Librarian will call you back via Facetime (for those of you with Apple phones) or Google Duo (for those of you with Android phones.) It will show up as an unknown caller, please respond.
  4. Guide the librarian to the area of the collection that you would like to browse, pick out your books, and then perform a curbside pickup once you’ve gotten the notice that they are ready.

Kids Zone

Enjoy this collection of librarian-tested websites for kids of all ages.  If you’re home and looking for things to do to keep busy, scroll down for a vast variety of resources to help.  New websites will be added weekly so keep coming back, there is something fun, educational and entertaining for everyone

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  • Learning
  • Self Care
  • Activities
  • Book Characters

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Fall Virtual Story Times

Drop-In Fall Story Times for ages 5 and under will be offered on Tuesdays at 10:30 am on our DDL facebook page from September 15 to November 17.  Everyone is welcome to join Ms Krista for a fun morning of picture, pop-up and interactive books, flannel-board stories, songs, puppets, finger plays and other activities that encourage a love of reading to your child.  Registration is not required.

Browse New Children’s Books – Updated

Enjoy our collection of recently purchased children’s books.  Holds may be placed by clicking on any title you would like to borrow.  These lists will be updated throughout the summer. 

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  • Series
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Graphic Novels
  • Picture Books
  • Readers

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COVID-19 Resources for Parents and Kids

The Dexter District Library’s youth department has been creating a list of helpful websites for parents and children.  The websites range from informational pages about the ongoing COVID-19 crisis to pages that are simply new ways to learn and have fun.

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Click here for Learning and Fun

Online Story Times

Coding Glossary for Kids

Read-alongs with Authors and Illustrators


Harry Potter at Home

British Library Makes “Harry Potter: A History of Magic” Exhibit Available Online For Free

Directory of Boredom Busters

Toon Books – Great comics for beginning readers
Neutral Zone in Ann Arbor – great digital resources and programming for teens

I Love Libraries – This site has a whole list of resources recommended by librarians for kids of all ages http://www.ilovelibraries.org/article/kids-staying-home-librarians-recommend-these-apps-and-games

A2 Symphony Orchestra is now posting Music @ Home Videos on their YouTube Channel

Virtual Museum Tours

Michigan Department of Natural Resources:  Resources for Parents and Students – Virtual field trips, videos, online tours, experiment and project ideas, and outdoor activities

YMCA Home Fitness Videos

Family Fun Ideas:

Scholastic Learn at Home

Code.org is a great educational resource for teachers and parents working with students at home

Puffin Books YouTube Channel

Michigan History for Kids ( username: MHK      password: 1234 )

Parade Magazine article on avoiding cabin fever

NASA STEM @ Home for Students

National Emergency Library, a collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed.

The Henry Ford provides resources for interactive learning at all educational levels. From short activities to in-depth units, they will help you find something to engage your young learners at home.

Harper Collins Free At Home Resources for Kids
Time for Kids – a free digital library to help families while schools are closed
Staying Afloat: Resources for Parents and Kids During the DCS Closure by the Dexter Community Schools
Resources, Wellness and At-Home Activities by SRSLY Dexter
DSO Replay — On-demand video streaming archive of past concerts, available to everyone.
The Detroit Institute of Arts – view more than 60,000 artworks available on the museum’s website
Michigan Science Center – Each weekday at 2:30 p.m., the Michigan Science Center is streaming dynamic live interactive science experiments at ECHO Distance Learning Studio

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum
STEM at Home
Lansing’s Impression 5 Science Center Facebook Activities

Grand Rapids Children’s Museum – Follow on Facebook for ideas about how to bring GRCM home to you. Check out play@home webpage for more learning resources and daily activities. Find even more @home activities

Bill Nye the Science Guy Home Demos
Exploring Origami
How to Make Soap
OLogy:  A Science Website for Kids from the American Museum of Natural History
Play@Home at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Science Journal for Kids and Teens

Click here for Digital Escape Rooms
Find the Library at Your Place Digital Adventure by Dexter District Library
Rebel Escape: May the 4th Escape Game by Leesburg Public Library
Space Explorer Training by Campbell County Public Library

Escape from Star Killer Base (Star Wars) by Richard Hill Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgQSe3coQ5ga8wY3MYZ9zdKs6ESXo5OjDk9aYfRhrvoAN0OA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2VxiCjSeClbFPPsFJYaAcInHKmoFJ5PmrSu3s6rk8UaY3soU9NPqJ3BaM

Marvel Avengers: Escape from the Hydra Base by Richmond Hill Public Library

Pikachu’s Wild Rescue (Pokemon) by High River Library

Escape from Wonderland by Moultrie-Colquitt County Library System

Sher-Lock Digital Escape Room by The Salt Lake County Library

Escape the Fairy Tale: Part 1 by East Orange Public Library

Escape Like an Egyptian by Dover Public Library

Pete the Cat by Abington Free Library

Cinderella Escapes by Henika District Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfX4nFPt04K7ePZYESFABj6FJ9gs7TQIF0ubEKU3s5LqlAXOA/viewform

Golden Girls by Kern County Library, Ridgecrest Branch https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe3x8PQttDvhXtK0bZkiK7kSCMUWJcrqPmFulWThYMDciAViQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR31dVCbCoa7bAgXHSA3hUTxCxKSdyL1Nqr6fJznV52sVY5OttJbSvfvPyo

Minotaur’s Labyrinth by The Salt Lake County Library

Six of Crows by Morristown & Morris Township Library

Escape the Sphinx by Clermont County Public Library

Spy Apprentice by Washington-Centerville Public Library

Dog Man by Concho Public Library

Escape from Antelope Island by The Salt Lake County Library

Sherlock the Musical

Breakout Edu – An educational website that has quite a few academic themed escape rooms

Mandalorian by Manchester Community College Library in Manchester, New Hampshire https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdKGUy5A4FtHJJLxljnOV5Y6PrAdc5UEnc0ioT2LojrRLevzA/viewform

Fairy Tale part 2 by East Orange Public Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6Bs6M17YtixxeUgPZQETPZ_4nU7Ft27C3S8YzUygYJVpSZA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR0fyDeGQIbJ5eL3gez5x61C5nc3vcj8aF_L0DDJN1SlWuGhI_ORxPqrAec

Sherlock: Missing Tiger by Cotsen Children’s Library

Trapped in the Toy Room by Cuyahoga Falls Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScqG__fWYGiR7fdj1pLZ3MH4ELnoTn_lvCnWFtSdjie5NdllQ/viewform

North Carolina Escape Room by Davie County Public Library in Mocksville, North Carolina  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchNTkNzu6_-PEo_qmCw1cZz-QdiF-_3XnT1Ut05BnyaW6Knw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR0mqarbiJ19PDp6MuKpyz_dbnyXocDfqFvCTDOwunoscY7baPbElT2qaes

Stuck in Mount Washington by Gilford Public Library in Gilford, New Hampshire  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeeBa6Pw40sdtFehfwxeH_9tkYXGRajmWoC0TmPVwtAQepvmA/viewform

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters Escape Room by Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tennessee  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScRcWkF7LVFqP02oe9PnGiDcIMQFomxh4x_Etj3P4Amf5_4Vw/viewform

The Bunnie Escape

Harry Potter: Magic Final Exam by San Leandro Public Library

Escape Your Boring Break by Pekin Public Library in Pekin, Illinois  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd6ZUUUOf4NHMN7ZCj633G9VVpAUZ0z9kZnRQxKDOesBEtX7w/viewform?fbclid=IwAR2ku1f42c_7v9nqM54njeSmgg7sa7u8lotfTt8yeodmnyjJv9E26XGTAek

Hunger Games by Longview Public Library in Longview, Texas

Oh the Horror: Classic Tales by Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Ancient Egypt Tomb Escape by Campbell County Public Library

Library Heist

A Mystery at the Library by Horry County Memorial Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScDqWrvap21weTTZZM4_8t6AZ8e7yk8M2h3UYSu3pOb9Ds–w/viewform?fbclid=IwAR23kWCzNduv5tFT0m4wq3e8_qPnu4dcvO6zg3jIP_UFwQvIJ6eP9n1-sXI

Night at the Library

Minecraft by Regency Park Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfKkueafhM5Glhz2MesjhWtnrGrvP24BqaX8ijUM1IGln_xMQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3Mm7i18c0mfCveiEViKOwMssOLLNXfFgqkZMT9EG8-Crq69pmfage8Mfw

74th Hunger Games by Round Rock Public Library

Escaping the Hunger Games by Plymouth Public Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScFqXvEmA49LuCa7RNmFqgjroVMGDDjAGF6edJJs0zLxL8cQg/viewform

Escape Gollum’s Cave (Lord of the Rings)

A Hobbit Adventure by Bedford Public Library System https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdkeE6UIHBb_JchFBg2HoVj4wxr7le_geycSf-qal8mdl8C0w/viewform?fbclid=IwAR31vpj6cn6XdoNG20RxtiSI3IgUVbX5YAS6P_Ro6HDjEGPmMz66EFLC6-E

Secret Agent Mission (Breakout EDU platform)

Indiana Jones by Manchester City Library

Library of Alexandria by San Leandro Public Library

Library Character Escape

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library

Michigan Virtual Escape Room by Mott Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfuwsXh6A6mvGLDXhWxTnY10B6uiHBYpBR3Wwp_-0G-av5GBw/viewform?fbclid=IwAR0VSu4kO5VvQDcp_UJHYq2xqeDPTSNAuPU4Pk7_H5l2KLzkaaO-FkuwRGs

Harry Potter: Escaping Detention by Plymouth Public Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQfJ8q5BPxC7nagj4n1RY9pyXmgSBP_D4fJuEae0aQpACFsA/viewform

Harry Potter Escape Room by PCPL  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdPKEP3VfdERKv0tBZ4PZxGcaAJIKIrH_Lvuwkgu7wdgsO8SQ/viewform

Help Pete the Cat Get His Groove Back  by Coy Public Library

Dr. Seuss by TeacherJBrooks, via Teachers Pay Teachers

Taneytown Library Fairy Tale Escape Room

Escape to Narnia byThe County Library, Salt Lake https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdCKgxzr5J579DJ9yuzxIyhPT_SAl7RNBhWo5NN_AQinQv-ZQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR389C-GaudA1rX7Boa_WwHj136xC70t37mqiREo_bQ6iiIYp3PN8jTfcAc

Hatchet Escape Room by Aiken County Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdVnwuP90PozIf3LMCDeo5YIROZHWBq3s6i6qvgtjIzYeRm8w/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3g5eqAfsZSDB5to-6F-FxyJMKDoidgNDdDnXeWteY06BPi0QKKMvjoTvI

Escape from Treasure Island by Andover Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdQqW52PG0ZDyi1UARtARne31tRXZWaefwEkqgBQ2X5xgJmjQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR3sURdIWbW4IdWKPPDfej3BJJ5q4lqYDV7XDm08Zs8_3KiA5j6KgRCFmqQ

Roald Dahl Digital Escape by Willoughby City Library

Mother Goose Mystery by the Bingham Creek Branch of The County Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdfrFiDvRJFIWsYoPaXVdxfEW1IapGgTUyuE6ocu7DX31JWKQ/viewform?fbclid=IwAR30cg0oLy3RRnsYSIKajCjthlZ9c7RLN36kd99TIvKihIqf3FUfdbo6DSE&fbzx=3110368657722977996

Halloween Haunt

A Day at the Park (Breakout EDU platform)

Get Me Home If You Can (Breakout EDU platform)

Going Buggy Escape Room (Breakout EDU platform)

Looney Tunes by TeacherJBrooks, via Teachers Pay Teachers

The Smurfs by TeacherJBrooks, via Teachers Pay Teachers

JUMANJI Digital Escape Room by The County Library, Salt Lake

Fortnite (Reading Comprehension) Schaumburg Community Consolidated School District 54

Animal Adventure!
https://sites.google.com/vby iew/animaladventurebreakout/home

Camouflage Caper

Escape the Lion’s Den by York County School Division

Famous People: Americans by York County School Division

American Revolution: The British Are Coming by York County School Division

Rescue the Revolution!

Native Americans by York County School Division

Asteroid Collision by York County School Division

States of Matter: What’s the Matter? by York County School Division

Brain Teasers Escape Room by Mama Teaches

Cabin Fever Virtual Escape Room by St. Albert Public Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchWQZ2cOUglZd8tlWMs1iV3S72HHlY_LGtZjaQ2GU2nGdQmg/viewform

Maker Escape Escape Room by St. Albert Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdpbDDr5aJAX9NVaNC_1jFnsUn0ofAk_g_yQKADCXONoH1VEg/viewform

Hunger Games: Infiltrating the Capitol by Arlington Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc1Uwetf9cfWW9lrrqdBUhkuyaMqxERSvTwAT6T9Z8PZIz_jg/viewform

Stranger Things: Welcome to the Snow Ball by Zion Benton Public Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeDqYBGISk7HxptHbpfbm8vn-g5lCr8vuhv3ZyPQ41HnlZ_mA/viewform

HistoryWritten: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Civil War: Breakout

Classic Literature Digital Escape Room by The County Library, Salt Lake https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSejfzNg1geG5TUj8VGKhTygQOLEZy3wUdabDZEaoFVzg2hBQw/viewform

Doctor Who Escape Room by Tehachapi Branch Library

Attack of the Page Snatchers VIDEO (Breakout EDU platform) by Fayette County Public Library  https://platform.breakoutedu.com/game/play/attack-of-the-page-snatchers-311474?fbclid=IwAR2IPIJva3g5VYuWKbP3cwmeHepJ6cfkpH4TjfINedntWzuEWNWUw7FR6cY

Help Fez Escape the Library by Vermillion Public Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSepcxTU_8Q38BnrAguCPMxWHUXsM11olgH-I6icFhlXDzk3tQ/viewform

Librarian’s Office Escape by Room Escape Maker

Hide & Seek Digital Scavenger Hunt by The County Library, Salt Lake

I Spy Digital Scavenger Hunt by The County Library, Salt Lake

The Wild Robot Digital Escape Room

Science Focus – Plate Tectonics Escape Room

A Special Series of Unfortunate Events Digital Escape Room https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScu0VJly9KepJ9MUG3SPRM15iim_bVzULOkMqRhn9Z4EaaeVg/viewform

Food Truck Escape

Boy Called Bat Breakout

Save Sports

Math Measurement Breakout

Math Prison Escape

Around the World in 30 Days

Techmas Breakout

Crack the Code

Going to the Movies

Og’s Great Adventure

Breakout Broadcast

Catch the Bus

Soar’s Escape

Grizwald’s Grizzly Escape

Stranger Things Star Court Mall https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScbeIo7pSLjbXcopxjz51xhtGjvmBed2qipLTyRS1va9buRtg/viewform

Books Alive! Escape the Rhymes  by Bay County Library

Marvel: Defeat Thanos and Save the World by Mesa Public Library in Mesa, Arizona https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdAXhZiMdWkrQUQTp1w6lJVait1wMV78XuBLZM_YGzlBIuX5w/viewform

Shrek Themed Escape Room by Laura Escamilla

Stranger Things

Zombie Mayhem by Taos Public Library

Schitt$ Creek Escape Room by Evansdale Public Library

Star Trek Escape Room by The County Library, Salt Lake https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdFp8Pnwad0CWw9xTY1z3seNspp9lAF3UIP0E7DuP0mUCIfUA/viewform

Virtual Harry Potter Trivia Games by Flagstaff City-Coconino County Public Library
Hogwarts First Year Entrance Exam

Gilderoy Lockhart Fan Club Quiz

The Marauder’s Map Quiz

Goblet of Fire Quiz https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe8zHmoQH9QbYcY7tRuScEaK6WiG8F39-U1jMLReShII22nwA/viewform

Mount Everest Escape

Zany Zoo Trip by The County Library, Salt Lake https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfi4qKAC0EDg2c62uTiAd9qaEbWjhn2p9hlygORmoHhAlr49A/viewform

Shakespeare Virtual Escape Room by Patten Free Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeckVO0GSzee2Qz0jnSNy8NaqFv4nQ7–GlA8j3mfUFD696rw/viewform

Indiana Jones: Dr. Jones and the Lost Grail by The County Library, Salt Lake https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDowjGDNmNXDk-0Rkr_du6GQRKmG9uAbmiLTe2ltGxliXd4w/viewform

Treasure Island Digital Escape  by The County Library, Salt Lake https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdbW39V_cGpYkzXDQ28TLOhhgaU_gsSF6pC7V3V_JK77c0xJA/viewform

Magical Disney Lock-In by Richmond Hill Public Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfPQQaFXm_IWscznBJLztuBYZ7_NRjytMoPzaeZh2d2EJgF9Q/viewform

Pokemon: Pokemon Panic Escape Room by Richmond Hill Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSda51RSctqZbHrPVnAFA4Lrq0LC1jBrDUy4eUA-12mE0tIbQg/viewform

Escape the Midnight Express by https://escape-the-crate.com/

Bank Heist by https://expeditionescape.com/

Alone Together by https://www.enchambered.com/

Harry Potter: Locked in Hogwarts by Williamsburg Regional Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScVQcpnzTp6k_3l393UHBRouvNWnTYQhnOKAvbY9yOHALEoNg/viewform

Lord of the Rings: Middle Earth Escape Room by Ramara Public Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLkAGWVzEhFMh-rgg7fFnib7LDoSg-Oij-xHcvMFAJOfrpWg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1

Star Wars Digital Escape Room by the Dover Area Community Library  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd9Rrbi81G1PtmS9s3qZTqDeHMVa8gmP68oUOG-QegKLIyL7w/viewform

Star Wars Escape Room: Rebel Spy Escape by Pewaukee Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScGD520zoCL2wDp2tB2FuumXkj_phSHYjmFlWWHqjho_KWaGg/viewform

STAR WARS: May the 4th Be With You by Rocky Mountain House Public Library, Alberta, Canada  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgSFCSW-tpZhGzZSf9523ZU0kfOfnUi0lSOF4tk-jSFkF2Cw/viewform

Survive the Titanic! by Henika District Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeeRb0WYWFT5vy8Le00QptVKEeuBvBU76Td6K5h-h6ouHKIfw/viewform

Marvel Avengers Virtual Escape Room by Howard College Big Spring Campus https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqJIwCD6nxXUBlIL2GdV_SecOBPDYI-GeaJFa8-W30gHVpCA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR08N0R2TuVYgVYzGk4R2BybTms4B40cqQiMK9hj30geSPjX3W85F58ucNg

TARDIS Escape Room (Dr. Who)

Alice in Wonderland Digital Escape Room by Gladwyne Library in Gladwyne, PA

Can You Make it through the Enchanted Forest? by Needham Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdK3YbVEOfdJHbyNH6z0jLxOgLxfNeD0jKLN5C3inDjKrPqIw/viewform

Harry Potter Digital Escape Room: Neville Saves the Day

Star Wars: May the Fourth by The County Library, Salt Lake https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdRmVifTfqxpx1jbs7Qhi2mYmoDm6Un9E8CPq2i9xru259aCg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1

Magic School Bus Escape Game by Abington Free Library

Ready Player One Digital Escape Room by Gloucester County Library

Throne of Glass: Journey Through Oakwald Forest by Rita and Truett Smith Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczM9qij8dQ9ExQ6ellZRithOvyuBd2sNzoDVysBMFdu5qT3Q/viewform

Hunger Games: Journey to District 13 by The County Library, Salt Lake https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdjgFSxYHLWBEjjeCrJKgo-K77suLGSzt96ynmI-aY8u8X-jQ/viewform

Stranger Things: Escape From the Upside Down by Orland Park Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf1J9woRGmutw9DHM7QMBhH8AN63-ix2rL-n6CqQwuAHo_0ZA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR0IwaDGbeBdY7zKoUQSuOygpGcakmPJUO5O92McHWPiV3AiO9siKIC-VA8

Witcher Escape Room by San Antonio Public Library https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScB8wDHfFxsOrTMwhQdepsWBHfYdscZ6pVInuRE98B1fslBFw/viewform


Click here for Informational Pages on COVID-19

Coronavirus: A Book for Children by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson and Nia Roberts

Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic from Common Sense Media

CDC – Caring for Children in a Disaster

Sesame Street – Caring for Each Other


World Health Organization – Parenting in the Time of COVID-19

COCVID-19 Lockdown and Sports – How To Reduce Anxiety – Anxiety and Depression Association of America

MI Government document on how to talk to kids about the COVID-19 outbreak

Kid friendly comic explaining the COVID-19 outbreak

Senator Debbie Stabenow’s Coronavirus Resource Page

Trusted Resources for Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus from Senator Gary Peters

National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children About Covid-19

UM Health Blog: How to Talk with Kids about COVID-19


Top Ten Teletherapy Tips for Kids and Teens – Anxiety and Depression Association of America 

Headspace – A collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises designed to help you keep a strong and healthy mind in the midst of this global health crisis.

Random Acts of Kindness Foundation

Bridge Magazine – Michigan, Covid-19 Tracking Page