Get Excited for the First Day of School

We can’t believe that the summer has gone by so soon! Since school is right around the corner, here are a few books to help children get ready for the new school year.

The Queen of Kindergarten
By Derrick Barnes and Vanessa Brantley-Newton

All Are Neighbors
By Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman

First Day Jitters
By Julie Danneberg

The Day You Begin
By Jacqueline Woodson

Here’s a look at a few of the resources available at the Enoch Pratt Free Library that can help make the school year a success:

Computer & Internet Devices

Borrow Chromebook, tablets and mobile hotspots from your local Pratt Library Branch. Perfect for working on homework on the go or from the comfort of your home. 

Learn more here

Homework Help & Tutoring

HelpNow is a great tool for students to access expert tutors, one-on-one homework help, skills building, and a 24-hour writing lab. 

Access here

Reference Materials & Resources

Gale in Context offers educational content in popular subjects for Elementary, Middle, and High School students. 

Access here

STEAM to GO Kits

Kids can get hands-on and learn about STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) from home with these kits. 

Available here