Library Kids Page

Please note the COVID-19 tab has a number of great free resources for kids during this crisis. We will move some of these links over to this page at a later date. Please note in-person programming may still be on hold; for the latest information about programming (including virtual) and the modified schedule of your local branch, please visit the COVID-19 tab.

Welcome to the Library Kids Page!

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Story Time @ Your Library

Quincy Library

Baby Bounce Story Time -- Weds. 10:00 am
Preschool Story Time -- Weds. 10:30 am

Portola Library

Preschool Story Time -- First & Third Weds. of the month 10:30 a.m.

Chester Library

Preschool Story Time -- Tuesdays 10:30 am

Greenville Library

Baby Bounce Story Time -- First & Third Weds. of the month 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Story Time -- First & Third Tues. of the month 11:00 a.m.

Baby Bounce is aimed for kids 0-36 months old, Preschool is aimed for kids ages 3 and up, and Older Kids (currently unavailable) is aimed for kids ages 6-11.

Program includes stories, games, songs, and crafts.

Please see the Events page for any updates or changes to schedule, such as cancellations.

Sign up for the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library through First 5! Each month, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library mails a high quality, age appropriate book to all registered children, addressed to them, at no cost to the child’s family. This goes from the child's age of 0 to 5. More information can be found at the link or check out the flier/application here (Spanish version here); they are also available at each library branch for pick-up.

Links for Kids

Great websites for Kids
A list of great websites for kids, sponsored by the Association for Library Service to Children   (While the website is retired, the links available on it still work; it is just no longer being updated.)


AR Book Finder
Search for books with corresponding Accelerated Reader quizzes.
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Encyclopedia Britannica: A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to CA Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Click on your corresponding school level.



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TeachingBooks.net is a website dedicated to enriching every student’s reading experience. Check out Book Guides, Meet-the-Author movies, Vocabulary Lists, Build Your Own Booklists, and so much more.

 

ABCs of FireVirginia Tech’s Recovery Effort After Adult and Child Trauma (R.E.A.A.C.T.) Team created a helpful Guide to Fire Safety, Prevention, and Recovery.  (Please note some resources mentioned in the document are Virginia-based only.)

[Watch this space for more links to be added]