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03/18/2020

From Babcock Library…

As of today, 3/16/2020, Babcock Library is asking that its patrons do not return any items they have out. All late fees will be waived, and items may be returned once the library reopens. Read the article on Babcocklibrary.org READ MORE.
03/18/2020

Links for Free Things to Do While Stuck at Home

Covid-19 Resources https://portal.ct.gov/dph https://portal.ct.gov/ https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html Muesuems Virtual Tours and Live Streams https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/solomon-r-guggenheim-museum?hl=en https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour/current-exhibits https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/ https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/sophie-taeuber-arp/swKioHNhYqZoLw https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/met-360-project https://thedali.org/virtual-tour/ http://courtyard.museupicassobcn.org/virtual-tour https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/acropolis-museum?hl=en https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/preview?pru=AAABcRJEEDw*shvrkr3R4vSJqKlUlPNvNw# KID’S SCIENCE: Experiments:  https://thesciencemomblog.com/ http://www.sciencekids.co.nz http://www.kidspot.com.au/things-to-do/collection/science-experiments http://easyscienceforkids.com https://www.education.com/activity/science/ http://www.scienceforkidsclub.com http://www.ducksters.com/science/ http://www.biology4kids.com http://pbskids.org/games/science/ https://www.kcedventures.com/blog/kids-books-and-websites-about-animals-plants-and-human-biology http://www.kidsites.com/sites-edu/science.htm https://www.thespruce.com/top-science-websites-for-kids-1259286 https://www.reallygoodstuff.com/community/11-free-science-websites-for-kids/2/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/science.shtml http://www.math-exercises-for-kids.com https://www.mathsisfun.com 115 free fairy tale books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/ehvu4m/here_are_115_free_fairy_tale_ebooks_from_project/ 100 free mythology books: https://www.reddit.com/r/FreeEBOOKS/comments/9qep6e/heres_a_list_of_100_free_mythology_and_folklore/ 250 READ MORE.
03/13/2020

Closing

At the end of business today, March 13, 2020 at 6 pm, Babcock Library will close until further notice. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays (3/17, 3/18, 3/24, 3/25) staff will be here from 10 am- 2 pm to answer calls. Our phone number is 860-487-4420. You can also e-mail us at babcocklib@gmail.com. All events are postponed. READ MORE.
03/11/2020

Local COVID-19 updates click here

Click here for the Ashford Emergency Management page Governor Lamont has declared civil preparedness and public health emergencies. The Town of Ashford is currently not closing any public buildings. Gatherings of 100 or more people, public or private, as recommended by Governor Lamont, are being prohibited in the Town of Ashford. Town staff will not READ MORE.

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