New Digital Programs

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If you can’t come to the library, then let the library come to you! Check out our new and exciting online content, brought to you by the Youth Services Team! Early literacy parent teaching tips, special holiday activities, and more...

DIY Craft Videos and Instruction Tips

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Looking for something easy and simple to make? We have videos and/or instruction tips for you!

Bubble Window
[instructions]

Rainstick
[instructions]

Stress Ball
[video] | [instructions]

Paper Marbling
[video] | [instructions]

Paper Ninja Finger Puppet
[instructions]

Chalk Prints
[video] | [instructions]

Galaxy Jars
[video] | [instructions]

Foam Cup Octopus
[video] | [instructions]

Tie Die Coffee Filters
[video] | [instructions]


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Book & Reading Virtual Challenges

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Our first challenge for you is the Book Cover Challenge! The DeSoto Public Library challenges YOU to recreate your favorite book cover with objects and people in your home! Tag on social media with #DeSotoDigital and #BookCoverChallenge !

Book Cover Challenge - Click for challenge details!

Ready to draw a picture of your family, go for a bike ride, or read outside? How about creating a fun obstacle course with your family? Take the 30 Day Play Challenge, and see how many ways you can play without looking at a tablet, mobile device, computer, or television screen. Tag on social media with #DeSotoDigital !

30 Days of Play Challenge - Click for challenge details!

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Special Holiday Digital Fun

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Mother’s Day

Learn how to make a special fingerprint card! An instruction kit and a video are available.

[instructions]

Cinco de Mayo

The DeSoto Public Library celebrates Cinco De Mayo, also known as the Battle of Puebla, with crafts and activities for children honoring Mexican American Heritage in the United States. Below is a fun craft video for making maracas, as well as links to educational videos, history lessons, and detailed lesson plans, perfect for parents looking to enhance their homeschooling experiences with a little cultural diversity fun!


Additional Cinco de Mayo Resources:


Autism Awareness Month

Sensory Bags
[video] | [instructions]


Spring Holidays

Simple Easter Basket!

[video] | [instructions]

Paper Plate Easter Bunny

[video] | [instructions]


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Storytimes

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Our storytime videos are available on our Virtual Storytime page. Be sure to also check our Facebook page on Thursday mornings for special online storytimes, too!

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