Storytime is held regularly in fall and spring. It is geared to children under age 5. They will enjoy a fun-filled time of Stories, Songs, Crafts, & Activities. McKeesport and White Oak are the primary locations. In summer, many activities for preschoolers and school-age children are scheduled.
- Overdrive for kids
(Library eBooks and audio books)
- NoveList K-8
Reviews and suggestions for 38,000 fiction titles of interest to students in grades K-8
eBooks about People, Places, History, Science, Nature — with videos and links.
Pairs of classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks
- Books and author links,
including lists for parents & educators
- Scholastic’s The Stacks
- ALA’s Great Websites for Kids — American Library Association
- Fold Paper Airplanes
- Wonderville — free, online science games, from Alberta, Canada’s MindFuel
- How stuff Works
- Brain Pop
- Joseph Wu Origami
- National Geographic Kids
A site for kids’ activities, experiments, games, magic tricks, jokes and more. For ages 9 and up
State and Library-funded Sites:
- Kids Info Bits
Elementary-aged children can explore educational topics, from animals to geography to health. Find articles, pictures, charts, graphs, and more.
Instruction on online safety issues (for grades 3-6)
- Research in Context
This database is designed for middle school students and provides articles, videos, and primary source materials for a variety of subjects, including science, social studies, and language arts. Easy to search and provides citations.
- Little Pim — learn another language online. It’s FREE. You do have to register with your email.
- AP Images — More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs are added to the archive daily.
Homework & Curious Kids
- Khan Academy (free)
- Scholastic Homework Hub
- CLP Homework Resources
- Burlington Public Library Homework Help
- Kids Click!
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus Online
- Carnegie of Pittsburgh Kids Page
- MedlinePlus Children’s Page
Health information, written for kids
Brand Name Games
- Sesame Street Games
- Sports Illustrated for Kids
- Cartoon Network
- Barbie Games
- American Girl