Use WPLM's on-line catalog to choose a book, audiobook, or movie in a genre that you usually do not choose.
Explore your options and try something new with cookbooks. Click here to search the on-line catalog of over 6,000 cookbooks available through WPLM's connections with the Illinois Heartland Library System.
Learn about PROJECT LINUS, which accepts donated blankets for kids in need, when you click here.
Find blanket patterns, including NO-SEW fleece blankets, when you click here.
Go on a nature scavenger hunt (for all ages); click here to print one example.
Click here to print a PBS Nature Scavenger Hunt for kids.
Click here for ideas to make any day Earth Day with fun activities for ALL ages.
Learn how to identify birds by SOUND; click here.
Observe LIVE webcams at the Smithsonian National Zoo when you click here.
Parents can click here to download web cam BINGO pages.
Make SORBET using your favorite summer fruits; click here for a sample recipe.
Travel to PARIS, FRANCE and visit the Musee d'Orsay; click here to tour exhibits.
Explore Curiosity Stream, The Great Courses, or one of over 50 magazines available on Hoopla for WPLM patrons by signing in here.
(If you have not yet joined this free service "Services" tab, choose "Digital Library", and "Get Hoopla App" when you click here.)
Helpful Links from Summer Kits
Click here to learn about using herbs to attract caterpillars.
Click here to learn about microgreens.
Click here to learn about plants that attract various butterflies.
Click here to learn how to grow and where to plant sunflower seeds.
Click here to learn how to use the tornado maker.
Click here to explore cloud types.
Click here to learn how to press flowers using the blotter paper in your kit.
Click here to learn how to use the lamination to make bookmarks
or gift tags with pressed flowers.