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Culture tips from our librarians

Our librarians have done some research for you and put together some great German language culture tips, in case you are looking for interesting and free of charge online resources to keep entertained after school and on the weekend.

View the world-famous “Sistine Chapel” with Michelangelo’s frescoes directly from your sofa or virtually zoom into the secret details of the Vatican and discover all its secrets.

No matter if the legendary performances of the Wu-Tang Clan, Johnny Cash, Nina Simone, Deep Purple or Carlos Santana and that for free. Have fun diving down and switching off.

A marathon reading of 120 voices from Austria, a cooperation of Rabenhof Theater and FM4

On “einfach vorlesen” regularly changing free picture books are provided for children between 3 and 10 years.

Test your knowledge of Harry Potter’s world. How well do you know?

Read GEOlino free of charge for the little ones or Gala & Stern for the big ones online – Gruner & Jahn offers their e-magazines for free download.

The KiRaKa doctor Christian Herrmanns explains everything current and important about the virus in a short, daily podcast in a new and understandable way. There is also a lot to discover on WDR children’s radio: live reports, music, radio plays, news, opportunities to participate and interesting facts from everyday school life round off the offer.

Polylino ist ein mehrsprachiger Bilderbuchservice für frühkindliche Sprachförderung und wird per App benutzt. Diese kann kostenlos in den AppStores auf Smartphones oder Tablets heruntergeladen werden. Dadurch erhalten Kinder die Möglichkeit, ihre Lieblingsgeschichten auf Deutsch zu lesen und gleichzeitig in ihren Muttersprachen zu hören. Bis zum 16. April haben nun alle die Möglichkeit auf ein reduziertes Angebot von insgesamt 60 Bilderbüchern (in bis zu 50 Sprachen) zuzugreifen. Hierzu muss man sich in die App mit folgenden Daten einloggen: Benutzername: polylinohome / Passwort: 987654321