Read, Learn, & Grow!

Check out these free virtual books, audiobooks, games, and more!

                                                                  

Other Fun (and Educational) Resources for Kids:

                 

 

Student Resources

Writing a Report? Researching a Topic?

Check out these a free and easy-to-use resources, perfect for student research:

 

Explora for Elementary Ages                Explora for Middle School Ages               Science Reference Center

Upcoming Children’s Events at St. Joseph Public Library


Date: Saturday, May 1
Time: 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Miscellaneous
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

If you miss us as much as we miss you, here is your chance to see your favorite library friends through Book-A-Librarian!

Ms. Jess from the East Hills Library and Ms. Misty from the Downtown Library will be hosting one-on-one Zoom visits upon request with local library families.

During your personalized session, children can read to their librarian, hear a story, talk about new and exciting things, introduce their pets-- whatever boost YOUR family could use during these unprecedented times.

Once we receive your family's registration request, we will call you to set up an appointment and discuss the details.

Use the form below to Book-A-Librarian today, space is limited!

 

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Date: Monday, May 10
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Downtown Library
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEAM
Ages: Children

Description:

Learn a basic weaving technique and create your own woven bookmarks using straws and yarn with our Straw Weaving Take and Make kit beginning Monday, May 10th at the Downtown Library.  Kits can be routed to your preferred branch, please note which location when you register.

Check out our YouTube channel for instructions on how to create your bookmark.

Kits are limited!  Register for your kit today or call 232-3812 for more information!

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Date: Tuesday, May 11
Time: 10:00am - 10:30am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K

Description:

Virtual SJPL Reads with a friendly Youth Services Librarian!  Check out the library's YouTube SJPL Reads playlist every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. to explore different stories and activities for all ages to enjoy.

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Date: Wednesday, May 12
Time: 10:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Carnegie Library
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Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Ages: Children

Description:

Call Carnegie (816-238-0526) to schedule a pickup. Featuring fun crafts that maybe wacky for the time of year.

 

Supplies are limited. Not recommended for children under 3.

 

***photo is an example of past crafts.

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Date: Thursday, May 13
Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual Branch
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Program Type: Early Literacy, Storytimes
Ages: Baby - Pre-K, Children

Description:

Join Ms. Misty and friends for a Live Zoom Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.  Please register to receive Zoom link and get ready to sing, dance, read, and have so much fun!

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