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The Holiday Store for Kids December 1-20

Kids love to shop, and buying and giving gifts to others teaches the value of generosity.

The First Thanksgiving

‘Tis the season to be grateful. Many Americans celebrate Thanksgiving as a day of gratitude with a big meal and surrounded by friends and family. Delve into some books and articles to explore the facts behind the harvest celebration conducted by the European colonists in 1621 that became the day we call Thanksgiving.

Use Your Imagination

Pencils, markers, brushes -- these are the tools that make imaginations soar!

Enjoy a book while you experience the outdoors with your family!

StoryWalks® allow you to enjoy a fun picture book while you get some exercise.

Go on a Virtual Vacation with CultureGrams

Traveling is tough even in the best of times. If you want to learn about new places without the hassle, check out The Library’s online resource, CultureGrams!

Short Stories Provide Rich Returns

Short stories are a great way to explore new authors, tight writing and fun genres.

Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest

With its Artemis program, NASA will land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024. Through December 17, students in grades K-12 can submit entries to the Artemis Moon Pod Essay Contest to win a trip to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and watch the Artemis 1 launch!

Explore the Art Museum!

Like visits to the Library, exploring museums can lead to discoveries beyond anything you ever imagined.

Let the Library Support Your Home-based Learning!

Learning support for your children is at your fingertips.

Wild about Weather!

Kids' questions about weather can sometimes be a stumbling block for parents! The science and vocabulary make it difficult to explain, but the Library has all you need to learn more about climatology and weather.

Stories in the Night Sky

Some of the oldest tales humans tell are stories about the stars and the constellations people observed there.

Music to Help Kids Focus

While many parents think classical is the only music that promotes learning, video game music is actually designed to enhance focus and limit distraction.

Listening Builds Reading Skills

Podcasts authored by and developed for kids appeal to many readers.

Bite-sized History Books

Hilarious biographies make summer learning fun!

Reading and Reminiscing

Share memories of your favorite childhood books with your children.