For Kids

Fun & Games

  • Cartoon Network - Premier game site for the younger crowd.
  • Funbrain - Games, videos, and books that are flat-out fun.
  • Miniclip - Play free online games of all sorts.
  • Nickelodeon - Like to watch Nick? Here's where to click!
  • PBS Kids - Games and videos from PBS
  • Y8 - Y8.com has free Flash games you can play now!
  • ABCmouse - Great educational games for ages 3-7! For in-library use only.
  • Starfall - A learn-to-read site for ages preschool through second grade 
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White text on blue background with snowflakes and winter branches around the edges. Text reads, "the weather outside is frightful, but these books are delightful."

As the leaves start to fall and the weather cools down, the best way to keep warm is to cozy up with a good book. We've bundled up a bunch of winter-themed reads just for you! Grab a fuzzy blanket and a mug of hot chocolate, then snuggle up with your family and enjoy some of our favorite titles.

Mice Skating

by
Annie Silvestro

Lucy the field mouse's friends avoid going outdoors in winter until Lucy introduces the delights of skating.

Snowbots

by
Aaron Reynolds

Rhyming tale of a fun day young robots spend playing in new-fallen snow.

A Winter Walk in the City

by
Cathy Goldberg Fishman

Take a walk through the city in winter and experience the sights, sounds, colors, and smells of the multitude of different holidays we celebrate this season. From Hanukkah and Christmas to Mawlid al-Nabi and Chinese New Year, everyone has a reason to celebrate. With simple rhymes, a counting pattern, and stunning papercraft art reminiscent of Ezra Jack Keats, this diverse board book is the perfect introduction to the cultural melting pot that makes the city so special.