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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
E BAR
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
E BRO
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
E WIL
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
J BAR
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
J GRA
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
J LOR
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
J MAR
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


  • 50States.com - 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.

         Games

  • 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.