Resources For Kids
Explora for Middle Schoolers is a friendly, easy to use and reliable research tool for your child. You and your child can use it to satisfy your curiosity about topics or to do research for a school project! Get topic overviews, filter search results by reading level, and create project folders where you can store your research for later. This resource is sponsored by the New Jersey State Library.
Have you got a curious child who is interested in learning about new things? Then you will both enjoy Explora for Elementary School Students. This easy to use, friendly and visual search tool provides kid-friendly information and overviews on hundreds of topics, as well as entries from Funk & Wagnall’s Online Encyclopedia. This resource is sponsored by the New Jersey State Library.
Is your child a voracious reader, always looking for another great book or series to read? Have we got a tool for you! With a fun and intuitive interface, book and series read-alikes and kid-friendly reviews, NoveList K-8 is a resource young readers can turn to when looking for the next book to read. This resource is provided through the New Jersey State Library.
Hoopla is a web and mobile library media streaming platform that has specialized content just for kids!
note: you need to create a free Hoopla account to borrow
Hoopla BingePasses for Kids
Explore a myriad of content created specially for kids – read alongs, videos, podcasts, libros para niños en español. Each BingePass can be checked out for a period of 7 days. BingePasses for Kids include:
- Read Along 2 Learn
- The Highlights Collection
- RL Stine’s SpineChillers on Go Kids Go
- STEAM Powered Kids
- and several more!
Magazines for Kids
Check out this great collection of digital magazines just for kids!
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
1000 Books Before Kindergarten is an ongoing early literacy program which encourages families with children ages 0 to 5 to read to their children every day. The concept is simple and the rewards are priceless!