Libraries

How Students Can Find Reliable Sources Online Using 3 Simple Steps

In the era of fake news and Internet misinformation, ensuring that students know how to find reliable sources of information online is essential. Thanks to the relative ease of creating and sharing content online, students are confronted with publications created solely to entertain, persuade, and incite via incorrect or incomplete statistics. Students diving into the world of academic and professional-level research often have no awareness of the gaps in their understanding when it comes to performing…

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Does Your Child Hate Reading? Do This to Make Them Love It

For many families, reading is a pleasurable activity when kids are young, but then as kids get older, they start to hate reading. Parents are more aware than ever that strong reading skills are fundamental to academic success. Teachers also feel pressure to make sure students are reading on or above grade level, often with their evaluations and salaries hanging in the balance. On top of it all, kids may be quick to claim they…

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Your Library May Let You Borrow Toys, Clothing, Electronics, and More

We all know that libraries are wonderful for checking out books, but the number of non-book related items that libraries now stock may surprise you. Your library may let you borrow toys, clothing, electronics, and so much more.  Here are just some examples of what it’s possible to borrow from US libraries:  Books CDs and DVDs Musical instruments Expensive event clothing Gardening materials Laptops, video projectors, and digital cameras Electronics chargers Reading glasses Bicycles, scooters,…

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Learn More About Upcoming Holiday Events at the Hingham Library

Boston Tutoring Services is proud to support local libraries. Check out the fun-filled holiday events taking place at the Hingham Library below. Holiday Book Sale: Stop by our holiday sale in the lobby now through December 24, with new additions daily. Featuring new and like-new DVD’s and CD’s, Christmas books, children’s and adult books, and more. You’ll find the perfect gifts at great prices.  Happy shopping! Board Game Afternoon with Matt Donle of Wicked Fun…

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Learn More About Upcoming Holiday Events at the Taunton Library

Boston Tutoring Services is proud to support local libraries. Check out the fun-filled holiday events taking place at the Taunton Library below. Lights On Festival 2019 The City of Taunton’s Lighting of the Green & Lights On Festival is an annual community celebration featuring live entertainment, kid’s activities, fireworks, and a magical display of holiday lights on historic Taunton Green. This special event is held each year on the first Saturday in December in Downtown…

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Learn More About Upcoming Holiday Events at the Lowell Library

Boston Tutoring Services is proud to support local libraries. Check out the fun-filled holiday events taking place at the Lowell library (Pollard Memorial) below. There will be events for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and a STEAM workshop series. Friends-Giving Celebration Wednesday, November 20th at 10:30am Come celebrate friendship, family, and fun! Join us for songs, dance, stories, and more. All children and their grown-ups are welcome. No registration required. Jingle Jam Saturday, December 7th at 10:30am Let…

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Learn More About Upcoming Holiday Events at the Ashland Library

Boston Tutoring Services is proud to support local libraries. Check out the fun-filled holiday events taking place at the Ashland Library below. LAP SIT: Wednesdays mornings from 10:15-10:45 a.m. For Infants and Toddlers through age 3 ½. Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays. This is a very large group and space is limited. Free tickets are handed out as people arrive. We also hold Lap Sit one Saturday each month. READ-TO-A-DOG: Kids can improve…

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Learn More About Upcoming Holiday Events at the Burlington Library

Boston Tutoring Services is proud to support local libraries. Check out the fun-filled holiday events taking place at the Burlington Library below. Fall Storytime Sessions October 1—December 18 at the Burlington Library Baby Storytime (Birth-18 Months) – Mondays @ 10:30am Delight and stimulate your baby’s senses with books, songs, toys and puppets! Toddler Storytime (18 Months-36 Months) – Tuesdays & Wednesdays @ 10:30am Interact with your toddler to nurture a love of books. Be active…

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Learn More About Upcoming Holiday Events at the Watertown Library

Boston Tutoring Services is proud to support local libraries. Check out the fun-filled holiday events taking place at the Watertown Library below. NOVEMBER Saturday Open Craft for Teens Saturdays, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30 | 10:00 am Teen Services Department We put out the craft supplies, you make whatever you want! For grades 6-12. Monday Night Magic Mondays, 11/4 and 11/18 | 6:00 pm Teen Services Department Bring your Magic the Gathering decks and cards…

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Learn More About Upcoming Holiday Events at the Bolton Library

Boston Tutoring Services is proud to support local libraries. Check out the fun-filled holiday events taking place at the Bolton Library below. FROZEN Storytime & Craft SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9 10:30—11:00 AM Anna from the movie Frozen will be visiting the Bolton Public Library in celebration of Frozen 2, releasing later this month! Anna will be reading stories about herself and sister Elsa, and then we’ll be making magic wands and scepters. Time will be allowed…

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