Additional (Free!) Online Reading Resources

Fresh from our librarians, here are some places to explore Audiobooks and e-Books: Jake Epp Library https://jakeepplibrary.com/ Use Manitoba eLibraries to download audiobooks and digital books for free! NNELS – Audiobooks for persons with print disabilities Use the Libby app to connect to the library Includes ebooks and audiobooks You can set parameters (juvenile, etc), can hear a sample excerpt Browse without a library card but you need it (and a PIN) to borrow anything (via Manitoba eLibraries). Audible Discovery https://stories.audible.com/discovery All… Read More

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I Love to Read!

February is I Love to Read Month! We are challenging all of our kids and teachers to set aside 30 minutes each day to read! Along with diving into some good books, we have a few activities planned: Week One: Setting goals and completing the Destiny (library system) Scavenger Hunt. Week Two: Exploring HSD apps and resources to access digital and audiobooks, and creating top ten lists so we can share our favourites. Week Three: Celebrating I Read Canadian Day… Read More

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Black History Month

February is Black History Month in Manitoba and around the world. SMS would like to acknowledge this important time dedicated to celebrating and remembering our Black community members and students. Please click on this link to find a list of events hosted by Black History Manitoba, including virtual field trips, workshops, and challenges. This month, paired with I Love to Read month, staff will be sharing stories of Black Canadians who have made a difference in our communities.

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