Resources for Kids

Resources for Kids

Day by Day

A family activity calendar with suggestions every day for stories, songs, activities, and games. 

Day by Day Calendar


Explora Public Libraries

Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Explora search across the following resources, including Newspaper Source, with variance for age appropriateness

Explora for Middle and High School

Gale In Context: Elementary

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. 

Gale in Context: Elementary

Homework HelpNow

Available seven days a week, 2 pm to 11 pm, beginning 9/1/21. Connect LIVE with a certified teacher for assistance with homework (k-college), research and writing. A library card is needed for this service.


Just for Kids

  • Enjoy tv shows like Arthur, Sesame Street, ARLS craft videos, and so much more.
  • Read Along storybooks
  • Explore topics like reading, writing, math, arts and science!

Username: arls
Password: digital 

Just for Kids

Read it!

Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™  Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners. 

Read It