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This June has marked the 70th anniversary of the Allied landing in France, which spelled the beginning of the end of World War II.  Whether for your own edification or for potential classroom resources, our lending library has several dozen video titles that examine the war from various angles.  WGBY’s own From the Factories to the Frontlines (I.D. 1876), (more…)

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John F. Kennedy made an indelible mark on the American presidency. Here is an in-depth look at him as a person and as a president, and how America’s course was altered by his assassination. This album contains a two-part documentary on the Kennedy family and a short film about Lee Harvey Oswald. Also contained in the album is a booklet and a packet of memorabilia, (more…)

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Mezzanine_982.png.fit.344x192With the PBS focus on visual literacy this month, we offer one of WGBY’s own productions that looks at Currier and Ives and their contributions to America’s visual literacy heritage.  Additional resources from these prolific printmakers (more…)

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The week of May 19 has been designated Visual Literacy Week and PBS is bursting with content relating to the arts!  WGBY’s Video Lending Library also has a rich collection. The titles are too numerous to list here, but if you (more…)

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As you may know, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 with events held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  We have resources that span preK-12 — from PBS KIDS programming with themed on-air programming and online and mobile content to a WGBY Lending Library video on Earth Day’s history, and more to come! (more…)

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PBS ParentsThe week of April 13-19 is National Library Week and, among the tens of thousands of PBS LearningMedia resources, many support reading and literacy. The WGBY Online Video Lending Library also has several VHS and DVD titles promoting reading and vocabulary skills  (more…)

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pPBS3-16931518dtOn 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 this Sunday, April 6.   And, from WGBY’s Lending Library, you can borrow Gettysburg and the Civil War (I.D. 2407), a package containing a documentary film plus photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia relating to that epic event.   (more…)

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pPBS3-15317387regThe PBS Nature series presents a vivid history of the legendary Lipizzaner horses. The video traces the origin of these beautiful animals, sparked with scenes of modern riders and their horses, and mares and their foals. Marvel as horse and rider transform what was once a weapon of war into a living work of art. Beyond this stunning video, you can find an impressive range of preK-12 classroom resources (more…)

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imagesAward-winning comedienne Joan Cusack narrates these engaging and comprehensive science segments from the PBS “Peep”  series, aimed at pre-K to 2nd grade students. (more…)

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imagesThe week of February 17th is National Engineers Week. WBGY’s video lending library has a number of titles covering topics such as bridges, tunnels, skyscrapers, the building of the Panama Canal and other feats of design and engineering. (more…)

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