Library Newsletter March 2020

McCall Public Library is CLOSED temporarily.
Many services and resources, 
including some new ones, are available remotely!

For the most up-to-date information on the pandemic visit the City of McCall COVID-19 updates page.

Need to Access the Internet?

We have made WiFi available to the public 24/7, you can log in with your library card (patron ID is the login, your last name is the password) and surf from the front parking lot!   

You can now renew and sign up for a new library card by phone!

Call (208) 634-5522 during regular business hours and we will get you signed up, or call you back within a day!
Business hours:  M-F 10:00 - 6:00, SAT 10:00 - 2:00


Even though we are closed,
you can access the library from home!

Are you missing Miss Melody and her magical Story Times? Check here and follow our social media for more online storytimes with Miss Melody!


Access to hundreds of E-Books and E-Audiobooks!  Use the Overdrive app if you have a Kindle, Use the Libby app for all other devices.
Your library card number is your login, and your phone number (area code included) is your password/PIN.   

Check out Library Digital Resources - Access databases for a wide range of learning opportunities.

 TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBook Library takes existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book. You can read it, or have it read to you. 

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Virtual Field Trips
When we can't physically go to school,
we can take virtual field trips instead.

San Diego Zoo

The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour!

Yellowstone National Park Virtual Field Trip

Mud Volcano, Mammoth Hot Springs, and so much more.

Tour Yellowstone National Park!


Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover.

They are updating from WEBVR to WEBXR now, but 360 Mode offers a digital view!

Animal Cameras

Live Cams at the San Diego Zoo

Monterey Bay Aquarium live cams

Panda Cam at Zoo Atlanta

6 Animal Cams at Houston Zoo

Georgia Aquarium has JellyfishBeluga Whales, and more

Virtual Farm Tour

This Canadian site FarmFood 360 offers 

11 Virtual Tours of farms from minks, pigs, and cows, to apples and eggs.

U.S. Space and Rocket Museum
in Huntsville, AL

See the Saturn 5 Rocket on YouTube and more on this tour thanks to a real father/son outing.

Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips

A few of the field trip topics include

 Polar Bears and the Tundra

 Social Emotional Skills



The Louvre

Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip.

The Great Wall of China

This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.

Boston Children’s Museum

Walk through the Boston Children’s Museum thanks to Google Maps! 
This virtual tour allows kids to explore 3 floors of fun.