Important Notice

Didsbury Municipal Library now has curbside pickup available! For more information, please visit out Curbside Pickup information page

Don't have a library card? Register online!

If you have any questions or concerns you can still reach us by phone at 403-335-3142 or by email at didsburylibrary@prl.ab.ca from 9 to 5, Monday to Friday.

Stay At Home Resources

Movement

National Ballet of Canada: Creative ways to keep moving with dance.

https://www.nbs-enb.ca/Sharing-Dance/Bring-Dance-Into-Your-Home?fbclid=IwAR2OUZFcKbVHKa-2vSQLRrb1icEQs525Js-WdfyjXXP-n61rLMCtu25QxYw#%E2%80%9Cthing-1%E2%80%9D

Participaction: information, activities and prizes!

https://www.participaction.com/en-ca

14 Day Quarantine Workout Plan: Popular fitness blogger Blogilates

https://www.blogilates.com/14-day-quarantine-workout-plan/

Big Sky Yoga: local Yoga teacher with free videos and daily challenges.

https://www.facebook.com/bigskyyogacarrie/

Exploring the World

Hancock Wild: live cameras of eagle nests on the coast of British Columbia

https://hancockwildlife.org/project/live-cams/

Abbey Road: view a spot of legend through a live camera at the crossing made famous by the Beatles.

https://www.abbeyroad.com/Crossing

Maui Sands: escape to the beaches of Hawaii and try to spot Humpback whales, sea turtles, Monk Seals, and dolphins.

https://www.mauisands.com/mauisands/maui_webcam_hd/

Air Pano: view 360 videos and photos from different locations around the world. Use you mouse to scroll in all directions at these amazing sights.

https://www.airpano.com/


Author and Celebrity Readings

Stoyline online: multiple videos of actors and actresses reading storybooks

https://www.storylineonline.net/

#operationstorytime: find the hashtag on Instagram, Facebook or YouTube for many storybook videos made by celebrities and authors.

#savewithstories: Celebrities reading stories, encouraging people to donate to savethechildren.org to raise money for hungry children.

Stay at Home Storytime: Oliver Jeffers is making daily videos reading his books and talking about his creative process.

https://www.oliverjeffers.com/abookaday/

Fun ways to Learn at Home for littles

Little Alchemy 2: available online or as an app. Mix items together and create the world from scratch.

https://littlealchemy2.com/

Starfall: learning games for kindergarten to grade 3

https://www.starfall.com/h/index.php

Khan academy: free courses for all ages

https://www.khanacademy.org/

Heritage Minutes: Learn about people, events and stories from Canadian History though these 60 second bilingual films.

https://www.historicacanada.ca/heritageminutes

Kiwi Co: Updating their at home page with STEM and science activities daily.

https://www.kiwico.com/kids-at-home

Calgary zoo: learn about animals with the daily dose featuring videos and learning activities. Also catch up with the Panda’s by watching three web cam’s throughout their habitat.

https://www.calgaryzoo.com/visit/animals/giant-pandas#species-tabs

https://www.calgaryzoo.com/YourDailyDoseandDailyDoseAtHome

Design a Wig: visit the Victoria and Albert museum and create your own 18th century hairpiece.


Creating Art

Elise Gravel: Free printables, games and colouring pages promoting tolerance, diversity, inclusion and respect from Quebec author.

http://elisegravel.com/en/livres/free-printables

Lunch Doodles: Mo Willems creates daily drawing videos for kids using his famous characters such as Pigeon, Elephant and Piggie

https://www.kennedy-center.org/education/mo-willems/

Center for Puppetry Arts: live puppet shows daily

https://www.facebook.com/CenterforPuppetryArts/

Mrs. Brown: 100’s art lessons on various subjects shared through google drive

http://www.mrsbrownart.com/drive/


Arts and Culture

Metropolitan Opera: a different opera available to watch every day

https://www.metopera.org/

Stars in the House: join Broadway stars daily on the Actors Fund youtube channel for some singing and other adventures. 

https://www.youtube.com/user/actorsfundorg

Google Arts and Culture: content from over 2000 museums and archives to explore

https://artsandculture.google.com/

British Museum: Explore the Museum of the World project which is a virtual timeline exploring objects in the British Museum’s collection across diverse cultures. Listen to curator’s share their insights about each object.

https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/