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Library Learning Commons

Our goal is to inspire students and foster a life-long love of reading!

Digital Resources

Tumble Books

  • This site allows you to enter the Tumblebooks library without having to enter a password or username. It offers free online books in English or French. The books have been animated and children can read along with them. To enter, click on the Tumblebooks icon then switch the language to French in the top right-hand corner. Once the French page appears, select the top left hand box that says “Livres pour enfants”. A whole list of available books will appear and you may choose “Visualiser en ligne” (above the picture) to listen to it as an animated audiobook.

Dokeo TV (Francais – France)

  • Dokéo TV, qu’est-ce que c’est ? La télé qui fait lire, jouer et chanter les enfants de 4 à 10 ans ! Grâce à un partenaire privilégié – Les éditions Nathan, Dokéo TV propose des contenus inédits et ludiques : des livres lus et animés pour les petits et les grands, des comptines pour chanter et danser en famille!

PV Picture Books – Youtube

  • PV Storytime is a wonderful Youtube channel created by a student in second grade who loves reading picture books.  A great resource to model reading with fluency and expression while listening to great story books.

Epic! Books

  • *Subscription required *French picture books and chapter books available
  • Epic! is an award-winning subscription service, giving millions of families and classrooms instant, unlimited access to thousands of books, videos and quizzes from leading publishers to help kids everywhere read, learn and grow.

FarFaria – 1000s of books for kids at your fingertips

Applied Design, Skills and Technology

Les sites de coder/Coding Sites

  •® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States and also organizes the annual Hour of Code* campaign which has engaged 15% of all students in the world. is supported by generous donors including Amazon, Facebook, Google, the Infosys Foundation, Microsoft, and many more.

*Hour of Code

  • You don’t need to register to participate! The Hour of Code activities are available year-round.  Try an activity or read our “How-to Guide” to plan an event for your class. And every year in December, your class can join millions of students around the world celebrating Computer Science Education Week with the Hour of Code. We’ll open registration for the annual celebration in October.

Scratch Coding

  • With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.  Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.

Shaun the Sheep 

  • A free resource developed by Aardman Animations, makers of the Shaun the Sheep animated movie.  Learn how to code games using the amazing Scratch software.  This website is useful if you are new to using Scratch.


  • A website designed for teachers and parents to teach children Computer Science.

BBC Micro:bit 

  • Grade 6/7 students have been learning to code on our school Micro:bits at recess in the library learning commons throughout the months of November and December 2019.  The learning commons is open most lunch recesses  for students to drop in and continue to experiment with Micro:bits.  If you wish to purchase a Micro:bit for your child they can be purchased here from BC Robotics in Nanaimo.

ADST (General topics)

  • Instructables – Yours for the Making
  • Learn to build, cook, sew, wire, illuminate – the possibilities are endless!  Step by step guides with pictures allows you create with support.  Perfect for Genius Hour or Passion projects.
  • Learn to cook with Spatulatta

General Education

Les sites de lecture/Reading and Viewing sites

Welcome École Mount Prevost’s Library Learning Commons “Links” page. Below are websites that have been previewed by our teacher-librarian, Mme Zibin, for educational value and content. Some sites will require sign-up; it is recommended for your child’s safety that registration is done by the parent using the parent’s name.

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