March 7, 2017
Did you know that the Nashua Public Library lends out tablets loaded with fun, educational apps for children? Pick one up in the Children’s Room to check out for your child.
We have several Nabi Jr. tablets. They come with Wings First Steps Plus, which teaches letters, numbers, and tracing for children in preschool and kindergarten. The Nabi is a secure environment giving access to parent-approved apps, games, movies, and TV shows.
We also have a Launchpad loaded with Let’s Explore With Animals. These games let children learn about languages, letters, numbers, colors, and shapes and improve their reading, language, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Funds donated by DCU
The tablets were purchased with funds donated to the library by Digital Federal Credit Union for early literacy. “They’re designed with the 3- to 6-year-old in mind,” said Kathy Bolton, Supervisor of Children’s Services. “We hope that those who don’t own a tablet will check them out often and use them together with their young children.” And she added, “While tablets are in no way meant to replace books, they do provide an educational platform that children will be using more and more as they advance through their educational years.”
You can keep check out these tablets for three weeks; no holds or renewals are allowed. Late fees are 60 cents per day.
Call the Children’s Room at (603) 589-4631 for more information.