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Reading in the Reading Room

Tuesday - Thursday in October, 3:30pm

Reading in the Reading Room
Explore chapter books with friends!

Firefighter Friday Read Alouds

Fridays in October at 3:30pm

Firefighter Friday Read Alouds

Celebrate Fire Prevention Month with guest readers from the Monterey Fire Department!


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Read a Good Book Online
Animated fiction and non-fiction picture books online


Trick and Treat Playlist by Various Authors

Monster Playlist by Various Authors

Math Skills Vol. 1 by Various Authors

Lifetime by Lola M. Shaefer

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Watch the story then read the non-fiction book:


Dem Bones by Bob Barner

(Non-Fiction) You Have Healthy Bones! by Susan DerKazarian

Diary of a Spider by Doreen Cronin

(Non-Fiction) Spiderling Grows Up by Pam Zollman

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

(Non-Fiction) Owls and Other Animals with Amazing Eyes by Susuan Labella

Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus? by Jean Fritz

(Non-Fiction) Christopher Columbus by Lisa Wade McCormick



Chato's Kitchen by Gary Soto

(Non-Fiction)  Math in the Kitchen by Ellen Weiss

Chicka Chicka 1 2 3 by Bill Martin, Jr.

(Non-Fiction)  Everyone Uses Math by Brian Sargent

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Read children's books in many languages from around the world. Try Going Downtownor La alforja del Jocobado