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Resources for Kids and Parents

Tumblebooks Library

eBooks, talking picture books, games

TumbleBooks is an online collection of eBooks for children. It’s unlimited, and it’s FREE for you to use from your home PC, phone, tablet, or other mobile device. Tumblebooks contains over 250 animated, talking picture books. The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, nonfiction books, and exciting games and puzzles! Click here to get started, there is no log in required.

Elementary: Gale in Context

Provides authoritative, curriculum-aligned, age-appropriate digital content that covers a broad range of educational topics. Content and level appropriate through 5th grade. Formerly known as Kids InfoBits.  Go to ELEMENTARY

Hoopla – new!

Streaming TV and movies, comics, audiobooks, and more

Hoopla is a digital streaming service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately or downloaded for offline enjoyment later. It has material for all ages, including a large kids collection. It also has a kids mode so you can filter searches to material that's appropriate for kids.

Go to Hoopla and then click on the "Get Started Today" button to create an account.

  • You can borrow up to 7 items per month.
  • Lending period varies by material type.
  • Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.

Creativebug

Craft Classes

Nurture you creative side with 1000+ video classes in a variety of craft mediums ranging from painting, drawing, jewelry, cooking, quilting, etc. They have over 120 kids crafts available! You can watch anytime on any device.

Click here to create an account and get crafting.