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  1. Make It Take It

    Receive a craft at the Youth Services desk to make and take home. All day Wednesday 8/12 while supplies last.
  2. Getting Ready for Kindergarten!

    Come to the library with your 4 or 5 year old and play some literacy based activities to help prepare your child for Kindergarten! 8/18 at 11:00 a.m. Register
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Summer Books

More kids books to keep you reading through the summer!

 Hi, Koo  Hi, Koo!
by Jon J. Muth
J 811.54 MUT
An exuberant journey through the alphabet with panda bear, Koo. 

Telephone  Telephone
by Mac Barnett
Clever page turns, hilarious details, and delightful wordplay abound in the bird world’s version of the classic game of telephone. 

Monster  My Teacher is a Monster! (No, I am Not)
by Peter Brown
Bobby thinks his teacher is the worst. . . that is until he accidentally meets her in the park. 

The Pigeon Needs a Bath!   The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
by Mo Willems
Pigeon returns- - this time he needs a bath but has other things to do. When he is finally convinced, he won’t get out of the tub! 

Witch's Boy  The Witch's Boy
by Kelly Barnhill
Following the adventures of new friends Ned and Aine in this imaginative tale of tricky magic. A complex journey about finding your voice. 

 Absolutely Almost Absolutely Almost
by Lisa Graff
In this relatable tale, fifth grader Albie is not very good at a lot of things, but with a little help from a new babysitter, he finds out that being himself is the most important thing. 

Half a Chance  Half a Chance
by Cynthia Lord
A young girl struggles to determine her place when her family moves to a new community. An authentic story of friendship, loss, and self-identity told through the lens of her interest in photography. 

 Rain Reign Rain Reign
by Ann M. Martin
Rose’s obsession with homophones and rules distinguishes her from most other fifth graders, but also provides insights into the world of a child challenged by Asperger’s Syndrome. 

    Kids Links

    Homework Help

  • - Useful facts and fun trivia about all 50 states
  • AAA Math - Interactive math lessons that teach a wide range of arithmetic concepts
  • ipl2 - Help with numerous topics from homework, hobbies, health and nutrition, and more
  • National Geographic for KidsPlay games, watch videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts
  • Science Fair Project Resource Guide - variety of excellent web resources for science fair projects.
  • Time for Kids - News magazine geared toward students in grades K-6.
  • Weekly Reader - Supplemental resources for teachers and parents
  • World Book Kids - Easy-to-read articles and videos, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities. Contact the Youth Services desk at 704-663-1807 for login information.


  • Crayola - Home to over 1,000 coloring pages, crafts, and lesson plans.
  • Free Coloring Pages - Choose from 100's of printable coloring pages, connect the dots, mazes, games and more.
  • FunBrain - Free educational games, books, and comics for preschool - 8th grade.
  • PBS Kids - Play educational games and watch PBS Kids shows.
  • Scholastic - Kids and parents can explore, play learning games, and read stories for Clifford, I SPY, Magic School Bus, and more.
  • Stacks - Books, reading, authors, and games for kids 8-12.
  • Seussville - Official site of Dr. Seuss featuring games, printable activities, character guide, and more! 
  • Star Wars - Movie information, games, and behind the scenes features for kids.