Encyclopaedia Britannica Online has created a special collection of resources to support children participating in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. This contains articles, images and videos linked to this year’s theme of Mischief Makers!
If you go to http://bit.ly/2L6k2ct and put in your library card number, you will find the pack of Summer Reading Challenge resources. Find out all about The Beano and Dennis – the ultimate mischief maker! Read all about other well known mischief makers through the ages…
Wokingham Borough Libraries offers free, online access to Britannica Online, which is a top quality, constantly updated encyclopaedia suitable for all ages. As well as in-depth articles on a wide range of topics, the website also contains articles based around current news topics-
- Britannica Library Junior is aimed at ages 5 to 11, and one of its features is News of the Day from CBBC.
- Britannica Library Student is for ages 12 to 18, and includes a Daily Buzzword explaining its meaning and how it is used.
If you are using a library computer you will have automatic access, and if you logon to the website via the library website http://www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries from home you will need to enter your library card in the card number box.