For kids


photo of kids reading with dog
Check out the Children's Catalog!

We hope that you'll come to the library and enjoy the children's room, a large round room that's full of sunlight. Around the outside walls are nonfiction books - dictionaries, science, nature, history, and more. Baskets on the windowsills are filled with picture books for our youngest visitors. In the center of the room are shelves of easy-reading books for young readers as well as chapter books for older readers. You will find several computers at a round table in the middle of the room, just for kids 10 and under.
Storytime activities

Kids' activities


Our children's librarian, Miss Lisa, holds several storytimes on Thursdays and Fridays each week, including infant and family events. In addition, one Saturday a month, the Kiwanis club has a storytime. We periodically have special reading events, such as "Reading to Rocky the Dog," especially for those who need to practice their reading.
summer activities

Summer programs and activities


Each summer, the library has a lot of fun activities for kids, including the Summer Reading Program, Science in the Summer, and more. Watch for our Friday afternoon movies during July and August, when we feature kids' favorite movies for free. All of these events are free and open to the public.
reading

Kids' reading lists


For local schools' summer reading lists, visit the the North Penn school district website, where you can select your school and see the booklists.

Web guides and homework help

Ask for Kids

Internet Library for Kids

KidRex

KidsClick!

OneKey

SafeSearch for Kids

Yahooligans

Interesting sites for kids

(Science, hobbies, homework help, and more)

American Museum of Natural History - Science facts and fun.
Crayola Kids' Playzone - Come on in and play in the Crayola Playzone, where you'll find the coolest collection, including pages to print out and color.
Discover Pennsylvania - State facts and figures, emblems, symbols, and more.
dMarie Time Capsule - Find out what happened on your birth date. Add your own information to create a printable page about yourself.
FactMonster - Information Please website of world news, facts about people, sports, and science. Also includes games, quizzes, and puzzles.
Genealogy for Kids - Learn about how to discover your ancestors.
Kids Reads - Discover book fun, including trivia games, links to favorite authors' sites, and great reading ideas.
National Geographic for Kids - Dig into fun activities and facts about geography and science for kids in grades 4 to 7.
Nickelodeon - See what's up at the official website.
PBS Kids - Visit this site for lots of good stuff on popular children's shows from PBS.
PestWorld for Kids - Uncover the world of pests from ants to wasps with these interactive mysteries.
Puzzlemaker - Make your own puzzles or play games at this site from the Discovery Channel.
Quiz Hub - Challenge yourself with quizzes on various subjects - and pick up some homework help.
Save on Energy - A kid's guide to saving energy
Sesame Street - Sign up for the Sesame Street newsletter, play games, watch videos, and more at this favorite site.
Sesame Street Games - Discover these free games for toddlers and kids.
SpacePlace - Play games and find facts about space at this fun site from NASA.
SI Kids - Enjoy games, keep up with your favorite sports teams, and more, at this site from Sports Illustrated magazine.
Volcano Live - Join in to learn about volcanoes.
Ways of Knowing Trail - Find your way safely to Epulu, a village in Central Africa! Four companions will guide you as you choose your own way through the forest.

Websites for favorite book series

Amelia Bedelia
Amelia Bedelia
Artemis Fowl
Artemis Fowl
Arthur
Arthur
Babysitters Club
Babysitters Club
Boxcar Children
Boxcar Children
Narnia
Narnia
Dork Diaries
Dork Diaries
Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss
Eloise
Eloise
Goosebumps
Goosebumps
Harry Potter
Harry Potter
Little House
Little House
Nancy Drew
Nancy Drew
Wimpy Kid
Wimpy Kid


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