For Kids

Literacy Resources at the Library
Activities & Events
Learning & Research

Get a Library Card Lake County Library Card

It's free to get a library card with the help of your parent or guardian. You can even apply online. Learn more about getting a library card by clicking here.

Books & More

Search the Library Catalog for books, audiobooks, dvds, music, and more:

Digital Content for Kids
Overdrive Kids eBooks and Audiobooks

Hoopla Kids eBooks Audiobooks Music Movies TV Comics

Kanopy Kids TV Movies Documentaries

Digital Children's Magazines on Libby by Overdrive

Activities & Events

Click here to learn more about the storytimes happening at our libraries and watch Storytime videos online. 

Grab & Go Craft Kits
Contact your local branch to ask about picking up a take home craft kit to do a fun storytime craft at home!

Reading Challenges
Challenge yourself to read more. Twice a year the library conducts reading challenges. Learn more about the Winter Reading Challenge and about Summer Reading

Library Clubs
Join a Library Club. The library has lots of fun clubs for kids and adults that meet monthly or more often. Sign up at our Clubs & Meetings page.

Families for Literacy Newsletter
Click here to find fun songs, crafts, and games in the Families for Literacy newsletter.

For Educators
Class Visits by the Library

Click here to submit a request for library staff to visit your class or school to do a presentation on Library Resources or read a story.

Fields Trips to the Library
Click here to submit a request to visit the library with your class!


Learning & Research® An award-winning online curriculum for young children from Age of Learning, Inc. Free at our library.® is the leading and most comprehensive fun digital learning resource for children ages 2–8.

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BookFlix BookFlix

Where Stories and Non-fiction Connect. Stories, puzzles and activities aimed at preschool to 3rd grade, it's perfect for early or reluctant readers and English language learners. 

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HelpNow from Brainfuse

HelpNow from Brainfuse offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building and test preparation.

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Britannica School & Escolar

Britannica School and Britannica Escolar are both educational sites for students to use for homework help, projects, or learning at home or at the library.

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TeachingBooks is a multimedia website that generates enthusiasm for books and reading with engaging author programs and K-12 book resources for children and teens.

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ProQuest Research

Use your library card to access authoritative research databases for school assignments or personal enrichment.

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Novelist Plus

Novelist has reading lists, read-alike recommendations, and grade level reading guides to help you find your next great read.

Learn more about Novelist Plus