Children's Services

Virtual Story Times

While the Library is closed, we invite you to join us for Story Time each week on Facebook. Each week Ms. Patrice will share stories and songs for all ages!

We may be apart, but we are all together!

Virtual Story Time

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Parents, download the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten app to track the number of books you read to your baby or preschooler. Children earn prizes after each 100 books!  Keep track and manage your child’s reading log by scanning the book’s barcode into the app.

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At-Home Resources for Kids and Parents

Check out some of these awesome educational resources that you can access at-home while the Library is closed.

Art & Music

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Museums, Concerts and More - a great compilation of a wide range of experiences

Hello Kids - coloring, print or online, games and more

Draw Everyday with Jarrett J. Krosoczka

The Metropolitan Opera - streaming a different opera each night.

Math

Prodigy - math for 1st-8th grades

Math Playground

Fun Brain Math Games

Reading & Early Literacy

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Audible Stories - Hundreds of free children’s audiobooks from Audible.com

Storyline Online

Fun Brain Books

Storytime from Space

Read Brightly

Highlights Kids

Time for Kids

Save with Stories

Science & Social Studies

Mystery Doug - Short videos answer questions like “Why do we get goosebumps?” Also provides a starter list of K-5 science lessons easy to do at home.

National Geographic Kids – Videos, games, quizzes, experiments and more!

Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips – great for older kids and teens

Virtual Tours of National Parks

Jet Propulsion Lab STEM Activities

Lunar and Planetary Institute

The Alamo – Virtual Tour

Smithsonian for Kids

AirPano - Virtual Tours of places throughout the world

Virtual Tours of the National Museum of Natural History

Science Experiments – many can be done with items found around the house

UTA Planetarium - "Weekly Night Sky" videos

Coding

Hour of Code

Code Monster

Scratch

Swift Playgrounds – designed for the iPad or Mac