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Programs for Kids

Tuesday, March 3rd

Wednesday, March 4th

  • 10:00 AM - Toy Check-Out with United Way Success by 6
    The mobile toy lending library from United Way Success by 6 will be available and stocked with a special selection of toys. Following storytime, families may board the mobile lending library and select a toy to check-out. Toy Return—Wednesday, March 18th, 9:30-11:00 am, though families may return toys earlier to the Children’s Department. Upon return, families will receive a free book. This program is funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Thursday, March 5th

Sunday, March 8th

  • 2:00 PM - Children's Lego Club
    A monthly build-a-thon for LEGO loving children! LEGOs, Duplos and Megablocks are all provided and children and their parents/caregivers are encouraged to play and create something special. Toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary age children all welcome. Anyone under 6 years must be accompanied by an adult.

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Online Reading

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TumbleBook Library

A collection of animated talking picture books and games.

Storyline Online

Storyline Online

Screen Actors Guild Members read children's books aloud. Each book includes accompanying activities and lessons.

Overdrive Kids eReading Room

Kids eReading Room

Kids Databases

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Primary Search

Designed specifically for elementary school students contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines, the Encyclopedia of Animals™, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

Techniques for teaching reading, strategies to help kids who struggle, booklists, and extensive resources for parents, teachers and families.