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Kids

Find resources below curated by our librarians as we proclaim that Black Lives Matter and strive to make our country a more just and equitable place.

Resources for Children’s Books on Race and Justice

In honor of Pride month in June, we have compiled a list of some of our favorite kids' books about the LGBTQ experience, with help from numerous resources. 

Resources for Children's Books about the LGBTQ experience


Read with a Librarian on Zoom

Children in grades K-6 can read to a Children's Services staff member on Zoom for 20 minutes. If your child is not yet a reader, that's okay! Just let us know when you fill out our form and we'll have books ready to read to them. Every Thursday, you can register for a session for the following week.  

 

LGPL Children’s Services Recommends: 

We love to recommend books! Get personalized reading recommendations for your child by answering just a few questions. Within a few days, a staff member will send you a list of recommended reads, including books that are available to download instantly to your device. Fill out the form now

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 are reading, watching and listening to at home! Here are 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. 




Recommendations

A Good Kind of Trouble

by Lisa Moore Ramee

Seventh-grader Shayla doesn’t like getting into trouble—it makes her palms itch and it definitely makes her parents mad. But when the new school year springs some changes on her, like… Continue

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