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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an autumnal themed drawing of woodland creatures reading back to school books

Back to school time is here! And there are so many great back to school and fall themed books to enjoy.  We’ve gathered a few autumnal recommendations to start you off into a great fall schedule...of reading! Whether it’s a fun adventure or a wholesome ending, your library has the best book to read with your family this fall.

The Pigeon Has To Go To School!
by
Mo Willems

Why does the Pigeon have to go to school? He already knows everything! And what if he doesn't like it? What if the teacher doesn't like him? What if he learns TOO MUCH!?!
Ask not for whom the school bell rings; it rings for the Pigeon

The Smart Cookie
by
Jory John

This cookie has never felt like a smart cookie no matter how hard she tries, especially in comparison to all the clever cupcakes and brilliant rolls in the bakery. Will a dash of creativity and a sprinkle of confidence be enough to help her learn that perfect scores and having all the answers aren't the only ingredients for intelligence?

Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book
by
Britta Teckentrup

A majestic tree and its forest inhabitants invite young children to follow along through the seasons that are reflected by the tree's leaves and fruit while its animal residents build nests, play in the sunshine, gather food and keep warm on cold nights.  Depicted through beautiful die-cut images.