New Digital Programs
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
Looking for something easy and simple to make? We have videos and/or instruction tips for you!
Paper Ninja Finger Puppet
Designer Face Mask Kits
Book & Parent Teaching tips
Thank you parents for all the extra love and attention you put into your child’s growth and development! With the Toddler Time story hours postponed until a safer date, the DeSoto Public Library is proud to offer this series of Parent Teaching Tips. These focus on how to read with our youngest learners. Join Ms. Janelle in these short videos as she shares books, learning, and language development for babies and toddlers.
Book & Reading Virtual Challenges
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 !
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 !
Special Holiday Digital Fun
Learn how to make a special fingerprint card! An instruction kit and a video are available.
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:
Paper Plate Easter Bunny