- Book Adventure
Book Adventure is a fun, free way to motivate your child
to read! Kids in grades K-8 can search for books, read offline, return to take a quiz on books read,
and earn prizes for their reading success.
- Home Grown Kids
Homegrown Kids is an inclusive group of homeschooling families in the East Bay. We meet weekly for park days and organize field trips, classes, potlucks, and other events according to our interests and schedules.
- Jon's Home School Resource
More East Bay groups, some with websites.
- Tri-Valley Explorers
All-inclusive homeschooling support group covering the area from Livermore to Concord and beyond. Member-run activities for all ages.
Homeschooling : a family's journey
Call Number: 371.042 MILLMAN
Publication Date: 20008
Gregory and Martine Millman homeschooled their six children (and continue to), from infancy to top colleges.
Quality apps and app reviews.
Free educational games.
- Appy Mall
The was designed to address the increasing App Store search and discovery problem for schools and parents. With AppyMall, consumers can shop in 5 anchor stores that will organize book, game, and educational apps by the following grades and categories: Preschool, Elementary School, Middle School, Speech & Language, Special Needs.
- Common Sense Media
App reviews and more.
- Digital Storytime
Digital Storytime is a leading review site managed by Carisa Kluver. Be sure to submit your app to Digital Storytime for a worthwhile review.
- Digital Storytime
Best Kid's iPad Book Apps.
- Fun Educational Apps
Are you looking for some of the best fun and educational apps for kids for iPad/iPad Mini / iPhone/ iPod Touch? Fun Educational Apps review apps for math, spelling, language arts, science, social studies, languages, early learning, storybooks, games …you get the idea!
The iMums – Amanda, Alison, Mary and Grace – are four mothers from different parts of the world dedicated to educating parents about the best digital stories, educational apps, fun games and technology products available for their children
Games and more for new readers.
- KQED's Mind Shift
50 fantastic play-and-learn apps.
- Moms With Apps
Family-friendly developers promoting quality apps for kids and families.
- Power Up! Apps for Kids With Special Needs or Learning Differences
This guide is packed with nearly 100 great apps that make learning fun and build skills in key areas like social interaction, motor development, communication, math, reading, and more!
- Smart Apps for Kids
Smartappsforkids.com is a premier source for kids’ apps on the web and the number 1-ranked kids’ apps site according to Alexa, both in the U.S. and internationally. It’s a great place to find terrific apps by age, category and special interest.
- Tickle Tap Apps
Age appropriate educational games kids can play anywhere.
- Touch and Go
A guide to the best apps and enhanced books for children and teens, powered by School Library Journal.
Pre-assembled story time kits for parents, caregivers, teachers or anyone who works with young children. Themed kits include picture books, puppets and DVDs. Please ask a library staff member for assistance in requesting a kit.
- Story Times To Go Themed Kits
Choose from: Backyard Pets, Patriotic, People Movers, Garden, Rain, Farm, Food, Friends, Pets, Wild Animals, Family, Health, School, Fairytales, Construction, Seasons, Music, Senses, Community Helpers, ABCs and 123s, Dinosaurs, Colors and Shapes.