Kids

Explore a vast collection of books, resources and tools available for downloading to your computer, tablet or mobile device. Search here to download an eBook, improve your financial literacy, search your family tree, get homework help, read an eZine – and so much more. Check out our full list of resources. 

Sites listed are for the exclusive use of library patrons. Enter your Library ID number when prompted. (Located on the back of your library card.)

Sites marked with an asterisk* are provided as part of the POWER Library, Pennsylvania’s Electronic Library. This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

 

BookFlix *

Literacy for Pre-K to grade 3

BookFlix pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks. A great way to help children build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces core reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

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CyberSmarts *

Online Security for Kids

Every child should learn to stay safe on the Internet. This interactive eBook collection teaches kids from 3rd to 6th grade how to avoid cyber bullying and online predators and how to protect their privacy anywhere online including social networks and game sites.

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InfoTrac Student Edition *

Research

InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

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Khan Academy

Online Learning

Khan Academy is an online education service that provides free courses and instructional videos on math, science, computer programming, history, economics and more.

 

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Kids InfoBits *

Research

Kids InfoBits contains content in popular subject categories including Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology, and more for elementary and middle school students.

 

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Libby App

Browse and search the Lackawanna County Library System’s collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from the comfort of home and download selections to your device. Fiction, non-fiction, classics and children’s books available.

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LitFinder *

Research

LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

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Mango Languages

Language Instruction

Want to learn a new language or brush up on one you learned in high school? Mango is an online language system that makes it easy to learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.

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OverDrive

eBooks & eAudiobooks

Browse and search the Lackawanna County Library System’s collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from the comfort of home and download selections to your device. Fiction, non-fiction, classics and children’s books available. Download the Libby App

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POWER Kids *

Pennsylvania’s Electronic Reference Library for Kids

Chat with a librarian, find great pictures and facts for your papers and projects and more!

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POWER Library *

Pennsylvania’s Electronic Reference Library.

Find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks.

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RBDigital (formally OneClickDigital)

eBooks & eAudiobooks

A vast collection of popular fiction, non-fiction and classics to read or for listening. Downloading is easy.

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Research in Context *

Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research In Context combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

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TrueFLIX*

Social Studies and Science for grades 3 and up

TrueFLIX are enhanced eBooks that provided a variety of text, media, primary sources, fiction, video, audio clips, images and related websites to help you explore Social Studies and Science topics in a fun way.

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Tutor.com

Tutoring and Skill Development

Free tutoring from real tutors in math, science, social studies, and English. Tutors can review resumes and papers too. Available from 4PM to 10PM daily.

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Typing.com

Typing.com has free typing lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced typists. It’s geared towards middle school kids all the way up to adults.

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Vroom

Did you know the first five years are when a child’s brain grows the fastest? Transforming Children’s Futures – a community-wide collaboration to improve third grade reading proficiency – is pleased to offer Vroom to help parents, caregivers, early learning providers and others with simple activities to help make everyday moments with children from 0-5 into brain building moments!

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