Stuck at Home ?

We've put together a list of some great educational early literacy resources and activities to help pass the time.

  • Abdo Zoom Research Database – Free and unrestricted access to Abdo’s online research database for beginning readers. Includes bilingual database.
  • Elementary Digital Bookshelf PreK-8 – Free and unrestricted access to thousands of eBooks for kids!
  • Genius of Play  - Provides families with the information and inspiration they need to make play an important part of their child’s day.
  • Highlights Kids – Interactive games and puzzles, recipes, and crafts. (K-5)
  • Holiday House – Free downloadable activity sheets, educator’s guides, and lesson plans. (K-5)
  • JLG @ Home – Free, unlimited access to Junior Library Guild eBooks for elementary, middle, and high-school!
  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! – Join famous Elephant & Piggie illustrator for daily drawing lessons. (K-5)
  • Museum Virtual Tours – Free virtual tours of 12 famous museums around the world 
  • Mystery Science – Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.
  • Scholastic Learn at Home - Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. (K-12)
  • Secondary Digital Bookshelf 5-12 – Free and unrestricted access to thousands of eBooks for older grades!
  • Sesame Street Healthy Habits – A healthy habits video series with a printable activity book teaching kids about healthy foods, exercising, and healthy habits. (Pre-K)
  • Spanish Experiment - Well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Great for kids... and adults too! Read along in Spanish or English.
  • – A collection of read-alouds of cherished picture books by celebrities. (Pre-K-5)
  • Storytime From Space – Listen to astronauts read picture books in space! (Pre-K-5)

Youth Services' main focus is on our younger population. We provide reader's advisory to beginning readers, help older children pick out chapter books, and recommend novels and advanced books for teens and young adults. The Youth Services Department conducts several "Story Time" sessions per week, and offers many craft and educational workshops for our younger patrons. Computers and printing are also available for homework, entertainment, or research in the YS Department. We are located on the second floor othe library. Turn left when you exit the stairwell or elevator.