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**PUBLIC NOTICE** All non-emergency offices will be closed on Thursday, 11/22 and Friday, 11/23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.    Therefore, Garbage Services will operate on the following schedule the week of November 19th:

Monday Service will be picked up on Monday, 11/19.  Tuesday Service will be picked up on Tuesday, 11/20.  Wednesday and Thursday Service will be picked up on Wednesday, 11/21.  There will be no bulk pick-up during the week of Nov. 19th-23rd.  Recycling will remain as scheduled. Please remember  to break down all cardboard and remove  styrofoam. 

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Storytime

Join us for Storytime! For children big and small, storytime is lots of fun. Join us as we read, dance, craft, and sing on Mondays starting at 10:30 a.m.

 

Free books for children to keep: Register your child today to receive a free, new book every month until the age of five!  You child can receive a book every month mailed right to your home.  The program is free for children under the age of 5.  Visit http://www.depc.org to sign up!  For more information, please contact the Down East Partnership for Children by email (info@depc.org) or phone (252-985-4300).

Dolly Parton

 

E-books for Kids

NCKids- free e-books for children

NCKids1 

 

Fun Stuff

PBS Online Games
Curious George
Download-a-Dinosaur
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Sesame Street
Seussville
Thomas the Tank Engine
Up to 10
 Clifford the Big Red Dog  Arthur  

 

Homework Help

Aerial images of the world  

Bill Nye the Science Guy 

Biographies 

City Data 

Country Profiles 

Dictionary and Thesaurus 

Fact Monster- homework help, especially good for reports 

Famous Explorers

Farmer's Almanac

Fifty States- facts about our 50 states

Flags of the World 

Fun educational sites- games to help reinforce math and science skills

Google Maps

Guinness World Records

Holidays by Country 

Infoplease, online encyclopedia

Latitude and Longitude 

Measurement Conversion Calculator 

NC Lighthouses 

NCLive Resources for Homework Help, Educational Videos, E-books and more 

NCPedia- encyclopedia of North Carolina topics

Science Bob- science activities, science fair ideas, etc.

U.S. Presidents info

Weather, NOAA- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Weather.com

World Factbook

 

Reader's Advisory

AR Book Finder- search titles and AR levels to find the best book for your child.

Battle of the Books List for elementary 

Caldecott Winner list- most distinguished American picture book for children published by an American publisher in the United States in English during the preceding year.

Coretta Scott King awards- recognizes outstanding African American authors and illustrators, and is awarded for books about the African-American experience that are written for a youth audience (high school or elementary).

Geisel Awards (Dr. Seuss)- recognizes the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year.

Newbery Winners List- award to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

NoveList Plus- database with book descriptions, reading levels included, author-read-alike and book-read-alike searching, etc. Will need a library card to sign in through NCLive.

Poetry Zone

   

Exploring the web safely

Parent's Guide to the Internet 

Search engine for children

 

Nash-Rocky Mount Schools