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Online Events for Children!

Scheduled Events for Kids from Outside Organizations

Live Story Times with Michelle Obama 
“Mondays with Michelle Obama,” Story-Times with Penguin Random House and PBS KIDS Streaming on YouTube and Facebook, Start Monday, April 20, 12 Noon (ET)

PBS KIDS Youtube Channel
📚📖 Read-Along with PBS KIDS! 

Fun live events from children’s book publisher, Barefoot Books 
Click here for a more extensive schedule and for links to printable activity kits and sing-a-longs

Upcoming Barefoot Books Live Events: 

  • Wednesday, April 29 7:00pm EST | Barefoot Bedtime: Dump Truck Disco with Author Skye Silver! Dump Truck Daisy and her construction vehicle crew are on a secret nighttime mission — build a playground before sunrise! Listen to author Skye Silver read and sing aloud, and then stay tuned for the animation! You’ll have sweet disco dreams.
  • Friday, May 1 3:00pm EST | Yoga Pretzels Friday: River Boat Ride Float down a rejuvenating yoga river with Teacher Jamaica Stevens from JAMaROO Kids. Your body will become a river, a boat, and a bridge!
  • Monday, May 4 2:00pm EST | Mindful Moments Monday: Animal Antics
    Take a break from your daily tasks with our Mindful Moments series. This week, let’s move like animals to help us transition from one activity to another.

MacKids Streaming Schoolhouse 

Every day from April 27–30, kids can hear their favorite authors giving lessons in their favorite school subjects. Click here to register.

Gotham Reads

Management and production company Gotham Group launched a Youtube reading room set to update every few days with new content. The channel  is aimed at kids and will showcase upwards of 75 children’s authors, content creators, screenwriters, and performers reading their own work or their favorite book while sometimes giving a peek into their creative process. Gotham Reads kicks off with five videos: