Library Kids Page

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.

During COVID-19 we are currently providing a live Children’s Storytime program on Thursdays at 1pm, via Zoom and originating at the Chester branch! (See the News & Events page for specific dates.) Each session (aimed for ages 3 and up) will be themed and will include reading, a simple drawing project, and music/movement. If you and your children would like to join in, please email Lori at or call 258-2742 and she will add you to her group list to send out the Zoom meeting link and password. If that time and day is not convenient for you, we have links to several recorded versions available

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.


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Brainfuse HelpNow provides one-to-one LIVE tutoring for all grades (including college) and subjects (available 1pm-10pm), as well as expert help writing papers, prep for various placement tests, and more. The link provided here requires a library card if accessing from home and doesn’t require a library card if you are using the Internet at a library location.

Encyclopedia Britannica logoEncyclopedia Britannica is a comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to CA Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Also in Spanish. Library card required.

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Virginia 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.) Also check out resources through Plumas County Fire Safe Council, the California Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection, and CalFire's Ready for Wildfire. For one of our 2021 SRP virtual programs we also did a skit with Owlbert and Scared Squirrel about wildfire prevention.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library logo 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.

Great websites for Kids logoA 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 logoAR BookFinder helps you search for books with corresponding Accelerated Reader quizzes.

Family Video Game Database logoFamily Video Game Database helps caregivers find games for children, teenagers and young adults.

COVID-19 Suggestions for Kids

During COVID-19 we created a continuously updating list of complimentary resources and things to do for kids and adults while they stayed home. The following are the kid and family-based suggestions from that list:

Virtual Story Times

Coloring Pages

[marked as for adults on the site]

Activity Sheets & Games

Magnetic Poetry
StarNet STEAM Activities

Learning/School at Home Help

Mental Health Help

[physical movement + mindfulness] 
[anxiety calming game]
[anxiety calming game]
[anxiety calming game]
[anxiety calming game]
[anxiety calming game]
Guided Activity Workbooks
(COVID-19 and Other Disasters)

Virtual Museum, Zoo, and Aquarium Tours, Plus Concerts and Other Shows

[classical music and opera]
[musical theatre from The West End to Broadway]
[theater, dance, music, etc]

Every effort has been made to ensure the age appropriateness, accuracy, and completeness of the websites provided, but Plumas County makes no warranties, expressed or implied, regarding the content of the websites provided and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for loss or damage resulting from using the website or the information contained therein. The presence of any link to articles, websites, or documents does not imply an endorsement by the Library or County.  Parents are responsible for ensuring that content is appropriate for their children.