Library Media Center
Welcome to the CGS Library website! Here you will find all sorts of helpful tools to make using the library fun and full of learning. The mission of the CGS Library is to instill in children a love of literature and an excitement for learning more about the world around them. If you ever have any questions, you can always ask for help. We are here for you!
Mr. Matthew Kyer: K-2 Library Media Specialist
Looking for a good book to read?
The Nutmeg Book Award Nominees
Websites that may interest you:
- Storyline Online - Listen to celebrities read their favorite children's books.
- Star Fall - A wide variety of activities for emerging readers!
- Mrs. Lodge's Library - Practice your library skills here!
- Unite for Literacy - Listen to some non-fiction texts here.
Other Websites and Databases:
Use our CATALOG of resources. You can search for books and more!
Keyboarding Without Tears is a web-based curriculum for grades K–5 that teaches typing, general computer readiness, digital citizenship, and online test prep. Keyboarding Without Tears makes it easy to teach the pre-keyboarding and keyboarding skills students need to succeed with any assignment, in any setting.
Our Kindergarten links have reading and math resources as well as some other surprises!
BrainPOP, Jr. has lots of great information for students! *(Parents, please ask your child's teacher for this subscription's username / password.)
Use ABC Mouse, an educational resource that helps grow computer mouse skills.
Reflex's adaptive game based approach has made it the most effective (and most fun!) math fact system ever made!
Scholastic BookFLIX is an engaging online literacy resource.
Raz-Kids has over 400 leveled e-books that students can listen to or read themselves.
Use PebbleGo to discover facts that amaze you! *(Parents, please ask your child's teacher for this subscription's username / password.)
A fun search resource, KidRex searches focus on kid related webpages powered safely by Google.
Learn to code using Scratch, a program developed by the MIT Media Lab.
Of course the Booth and Dimock Library is yet another wonderful resource for you to use!