Homework Help

TUTORING ONLINE

Tutor.com provides live tutor assistance daily from noon - 11:00 p.m.

        

ANIMALS

Animal Fact Guide has interesting facts and videos about animals around the world.

         

BIOGRAPHIES

Distinguished Women of Past and Present has biographies of distinguished women by name or by field of achievement.

Gallery of Achievers has biographies of people whose accomplishments shaped the 20th century.

Infoplease.com has more than 30,000 biographies searchable by individual or by category.

 

BOOK SITES

KidsReads has book lists, author interviews, puzzles and more for kids ages 6-12.

Guys Read has great book suggestions for boys to read or listen to.

Newbery Medal Official Home Page

Caldecott Medal Official Home Page

  

COUNTRIES AND STATES

Central Intelligence Agency Fact Book is a great place to find information, maps, and flags of all the countries in the world.

Stately Knowledge helps kids find basic facts about any state as well as Washington, D.C.

 

ENCYCLOPEDIA

World Book Online


SCIENCE

Science Fair Project Resource Guide is an excellent site that links kids to a variety of great web resources for science fair projects.

 

Community Resources

The Big/Little Kids Book lists organizations in the Quad-City area that help families and children.

PBS Kids Raising Readers is a wonderful place where kids can play free reading games and do activities with parents and caregivers to get them ready for school.

Featured Items


What's New?

What We Offer

In addition to a large collection of books and media for children, the Children’s Library offers

  • weekly story times 
  • a summer reading program
  • make-and-take craft activities during school breaks
  • special events
  • Check our Events Calendar for the most current listings.  


Outreach programs for charter schools, public schools, parents, and day care centers in the area are available by special request. 


Please email the Children's Librarian for more information, or call 928-759-3044.

Accelerated Reader and Lexile Search

Use Accelerated Reader and/or Lexile Search to pull up a list of books from our catalog at a reading level that's perfect for you!

Weekly Programs

Children’s Program Room, 2nd Floor


 Preschool Story Time

Ages 3 to 5 years

Wednesdays at 10:00 and 11 a.m.

Each session lasts about 30 minutes.

 

Toddler Story Time

Ages 18 months to 3 years

Thursdays at 10:00 and 11 a.m.

Each session lasts about 20 minutes.

 

Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays,and a simple craft.

Siblings are always welcome.

Computers

 

Early Literacy Stations™ (5)

Early Literacy Stations™ are available for use by young children, ages 2-8, and their parents/caregivers, from the time the Library opens until 15 minutes before the Library closes.

No Library card required.  Sessions last 20 minutes.

   

Internet Stations (14)

These stations are available for use by school-age children and adults accompanied by children from the time the Library opens until 15 minutes before the Library closes.

The stations include Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher), very useful for school projects.

Log in with your library card and PIN number.  Sessions last 1 hour.


Contacts

Children's Department

928-759-3044

Anne Pieszak

Joanne Mottet

Leslie Fengel

Terry Lee