Upcoming Events

Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Passmore Lodge
Nelson Public Library’s outreach service to Slocan Valley residents continues! Area H South residents can sign up for library membership, browse the mobile collection, and sign out books, DVDs and CDs. Members can contact the
Jan 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am Nelson Public Library - lower level
Bring your 0-1 year old for some rhymes and songs.
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm Nelson Public Library
Join us for a special evening with Chartered Professional Accountants Canada Understand basic tax law Develop strategies to minimize your tax bill Learn proactive planning and record keeping Learn simple tips and tools to save
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Nelson Public Library - main level
The third in a Life Skills Workshop series for high school and college students. The master of study skills, Todd Solarik of Selkirk College will explain how to do well in school. Free, drop-in and


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Homework Helper! Explora for Primary Schools (K-5): Tutorial

Explora-Primary logoExplora is EBSCO’s interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features:

  • Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results
  • Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic
  • Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research
  • Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students
  • Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content
  • Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English
  • Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards

A tutorial for using this homework help resource is available: Explora Tutorial

Please contact the Nelson Public Library staff with any questions about using this resource.


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