Celebrate Libraries, Including WGBY’s DVD Collection at the Springfield City Library

How many of us remember going to neighborhood libraries, perhaps still going to feed our curiosity or seek individual/ community space?  National Library Week, April 8-14, is a chance to celebrate the importance of libraries in our lives and to nurture students’ appreciation of them. In addition to this All About the Holidays video

From the WGBY Collection at the Springfield Central Library: Amazing WordGirl in The Rise of Miss Power

WordGirl teaches how the power of words can help save the world from bullies and other villains.  Alongside this animated superhero, children build their vocabularies and learn to be lovers of language. In The Rise of Miss Power, WordGirl and her accomplice Captain Huggy Face battle against underhanded foes and bad vocabulary.

Launch of WGBY Collection at the Springfield City Library and You’re Invited

For many years, WGBY has made its vast collection of PBS content available to educators throughout Western Massachusetts, giving direct access to over 2,000 DVD/Blu-ray discs for classroom viewing. Now, the general public will be able to enjoy this growing content — for free with just a library card. The launch of the WGBY Collection […]

For The Gettysburg Address – A Film, Advanced Screenings and A Packaged DVD

On April 15 at 9pm, WGBY airs “The Address,” a 90-minute feature length documentary by Ken Burns that tells the story of a tiny school in Putney, Vermont, where each year students are encouraged to memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address.  WGBY is also hosting an advanced screening of the film in our area […]

Three Classics English Literature Masterpieces — DVD & More

An addition to our Video Lending Library is sure to be of interest to English teachers. The Classic English Literature collection (volume 1) contains three classic stories: Great Expectations, by Dickens; Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Bronte; Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte; and Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austin.  You can also find classroom resources