e-Resources Just for Kids
e-Books for Kids - Tumblebooks
Interactive electronic storybooks, chapter books, nonfiction, language learning, puzzles, and games for kindergarten through sixth grades.
Kanopy Kids offers enriching, educational and entertaining content. Parental Controls are available to to make sure your kids are viewing age-appropriate content on Kanopy.
ABCmouse.com - Library Edition
ABCmouse.com is a global education initiative whose goal is to help children build a strong foundation for future academic success by providing a comprehensive and engaging online curriculum to greatly assist early learners to succeed in pre-k, kindergarten, and early elementary school programs. ABCMouse.com can only be accessed from within a Library location.
Hundreds of full color and black and white non-fiction downloadable e-books for ages preschool to 18.
Britannica Library provides online encyclopedias designed for children, teens, and adults consisting of articles, images, maps and a complete dictionary and atlas.
Live Online Tutor, Skills Builder, Homework help and tutoring for K through basic college level, Writing Center, Career Center, and Adult Education Center.
Websites & Online Activities
Arcademics - All Subjects/Educational Games - Arcademics combines the excitement of video games with educational content to produce a high rate of learning through exciting, focused repetition that enables automaticity and fluency to be achieved quickly.
August House/Story Cove - English/Language Arts - August House/Story Cove is the children’s book publisher August House’s YouTube Channel, full of animated folktales for kids.
Circle Round - Language Arts/English - Circle Round is storytelling podcast for kids that comes with printable coloring sheets for each episode.
Common Sense Media – All Subjects - Comprehensive list of online events and activities being offered by authors, artists, and musicians, as well as many more online learning resources.
Khan Academy - STEM - Free online courses for kids in different subjects, mostly related to mathematics.
National Geographic Education - Science / Social Studies - A variety of resources from National Geographic, including activities and lessons. Use the filter tools to sort by age level and resource type.
The Nature Conservancy - STEM - Free virtual field trips to natural environments around the world with accompanying guide to extend learning
Prodigy Game - Math - Free online math learning game.
Smithsonian Learning Lab - All Subjects - Free resources and activities for a variety of ages from the Smithsonian.
Starfall - Language Arts/Math - Free (and paid additional content) PreK- grade 3, reading and math.
VidCode - Coding - Drop in virtual coding club with sessions every Tuesday at 2pm.
Art, Writing, and Creativity
Coloring Pages - Free coloring pages for printing from Crayola.
Draw Everyday with JJK - Drawing lessons posted daily with author/illustrator Jared J. Krosoczka.
The Kennedy Center - Art/Creativity - Free arts-centered resources for in and out of school
Minnesota Children’s Museum - Art/Play - From the Minnesota Children’s Museum, here are some open-ended activities that are easy to do at home and spark kids learning through play and creativity.
Museum Tours - Art - Take tours of museums around the world.
Scholastic.com Story Starters – English/Language Arts - Writing prompts for K-6th grade students.
Cosmic Kids Yoga - Exercise/Movement - Many story-based yoga videos for kids as young as 3.
Do Yoga With Me - Exercise/Movement - Free online yoga for two months- features ‘Yoga for Kids’ videos.
Measured Mom - Exercise/Movement - Gross motor activities & games with household supplies.