Kids

Book Bundles: 

Tell us what you like to read or want to learn about and Children’s Services will put together a custom book bundle just for you. We can even put together a book club selection for you (including discussion questions), or help you choose just the right book for your unique group of kiddos. When your recommended reads are ready, we'll email you to pick up your bundle curbside! Request a book bundle here.

Fall is a great time to explore: 

    • Bravery
    • Elections, voting and women's right to vote
    • Community
    • Writing, reading and math
    • Harvest and farms
    • Friendship
    • Own Voices: Book features a main character with a diverse or marginalized identity written by an author from that same diverse group. Started by Corinne Duyvis.

 

September Bookmark Contest!

September is Library Card Sign Up Month, and we invite all La Grange area kids to design a bookmark that promotes the rewards and benefits of having a library card. Winners in each age group will have their bookmark professionally printed and distributed at the library! Download the entry form here.

LGPL Children’s Services Recommends: 

Podcasts are fun, engaging, and screen-free! Check out our top 15 Awesome Podcasts for Kids in Grades 1-6 (or the whole family!). 

Looking for new app? Here are some recommendations for kids in grades 1-6 by the Children's Services team. 

See what Children's Service staff have been reading, watching and listening to! Check out our What Should I Read Next? page for suggestions or watch below for some of our favorite picks available on Overdrive: Media on demand, Hoopla, TumbleBooks and Kanopy Kids. 

Electronic Resources 

OverDrive: Media on demand

Hoopla (PIN required beginning 12/10)

TumbleBooks 

Kanopy  

Websites for e-Learning

 

Virtual Storytimes

Read and sing with familiar faces during the La Grange Public Library’s Virtual Storytimes! Visit our Facebook page for live storytimes throughout the week or clap along anytime on our YouTube channel.   

Check out Storyline Online, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children’s literacy website, which streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books. Be sure to check out the activity guide for crafts and fun things to do. 

Learn with a Librarian

Check out these videos featuring easy craft projects, simple science experiments, and favorite rhymes and songs taught by Children’s Services.

Explore new subjects with fun At-Home Activites featuring books, music or movies available on our digital and streaming services.  

At-Home Activities for Preschoolers

At-Home Activities for Grades K-3

At-Home Activities for Grades 4-6

 

Have a question for a librarian? Trying to find your next book or movie? Need homework help or educational activities to fill the time? Email childrens@lagrangelibrary.org for personalized recommendations and assistance. 




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